Have you ever wondered how Champagne is made? Here is a quick and easy reference guide that walks you through the process visually in 9 easy steps. Learn how grapes make their way from vineyard to bottle—through pressing, fermentation, blending, ageing, riddling, disgorgement and dosage, all while learning about the grapes, soils and regions from the Champagne region of France. Consider this a crash course that will make you a savvy, informed Champagne aficionado in a matter of minutes.

How Champagne is Made

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Of note, a special thanks goes out to Caroline Henry and Bryan Maletis for their Champagne expertise which guided this post to fruition.