The Somm Sessions – Growers Champagne



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History and Future of Grower Champagne


June 17 – 11am (PST)- 2pm (EDT) – 3pm (ADT) – 8pm in France 


Hosted by Sommeliers:Pier-Alexis Soulière and Leagh Barkley with Guests – Florence Bauchet of Champagne Bauchet and Charline Drappier of Champagne Drappier


  • History of Champagne and Grower Champagne (1900-now)
  • Influence of the eclhelle system
  • Farming practices
  • Regional Focus- Bauchet, north, Montagne de Reims, Cote de Blanc & Drappier, south, Cote de Bar
  • 2020 vintage update
  • Global trends and market, how it influenced viticulture and viniculture practice.


Wines: Champagne Bauchet Cuvée Contraste Blanc de Pinot Noir- Extra Brut and Champagne Drappier Carte D’or NV