How is champagne made?
Champagne is predominantly made from red grapes, so to produce a white wine the grapes must be handled very carefully to avoid the black skins from tinting
Champagne disgorgement ('degorgement')
Disgorgement is the process during champagne production where dead yeast deposits, from secondary fermentation in the bottle, are removed and the cork
Champagne grape varieties
Champagne, surprisingly, is made predominantly from black grapes. The three main grape varieties used are Pinot Noir (the red grape of neighbouring Burgundy),