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Competition: Win Tickets to British Summer Time Festival at Hyde Park with Heidsieck Champagne!

0.0 00 We’ve joined forces with Heidsieck Monopole Champagne, official partner to Barclaycard presents British Summer Time 2016, to give away 20 pairs of tickets to the Hyde Park festival on 9th July. Heidsieck & Co Monopole Champagne is a firm favourite with savvy Majestic customers – and with good reason.  Once the official supplier […]

English sparkling wine is the new Champagne

4.7 03 Picturesque countryside, rolling hills, chalky soils, and a cool climate where the grapes are on the very edge of where they can ripen.  If that sounds like a description of Champagne, it is. It is also a very accurate description of Southern England. Those chalky soils are part of Champagne’s secret.  Buried in […]

The Widow Clicquot – A History of Veuve

0.0 00 “May I recommend Veuve Clicquot ’26, a good French wine” – Captain Louis Renault, Casablanca (1942) French History is studded with stars – women whose influence shaped the world we know today.  Joan of Arc, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Coco Chanel, Edith Piaf; in the world of wine, Barbe-Nicole Clicquot, without whom we would […]

Ivan’s Top 10 Facts About English Sparkling Wine

5.0 01 Ivan, from our Lytham St Annes store, has prepared his top 10 facts about English fizz. English sparkling wine is truly magnificent. It is probably the only sparkling wine, which is close to being Champagne by many parameters: climate, growing conditions, grape varieties, production method and many times by price as well. A […]