Clovis Taittinger is the Export Director of Champagne Taittinger, the internationally renowned champagne house. In this short interview he opens up about what its like to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfaher, as well as his top tip for the best British food and champagne pairing. Charge your glass with bubbly and relax whilst Clovis tells us what is what in Champagne!

 

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The interview was filmed at the 35th London Wine Fair, 2015. #LWF

After days of picking grapes in one of the world’s most famous wine regions, the pickers get together to drink, chat and enjoy the drinks they are meticulously involved in the making of. 

Also check out local winemaker, Nico’s, top tip for a white Burgundy from Saint Aubin that you don’t have to travel to Burgundy to get!

 

What started in El Quatre Gats tapas bar in Barcelona, soon became an adventure in the Marche region of Italy, that lies along the east coast facing Albania across the Adriatic Sea. El Quatre Gats is famously where Picasso had his first solo exhibition as a young edgy artists in the Catalan capital and I was there dining with Dr Pia Casarini Wadhams, Director of Italy’s only Polar Institute, Il Polo.

 

The Palazzo is located in the centre of Fermo, a small Roman hilltop town with a rich history dating back to antiquity. Flying from abroad, Ancona is the closest airport, 67km north (about an hours drive) along the coast of the Adriatic sea.