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Michael Edwards

Michael Edwards

After Bar studies at Gray's Inn, Michael escaped to a life in wine & food. Living in France in the '70s, he represented Bordeaux and Burgundy producers who are now household names. Also a restaurant scout with Egon Ronay for 40 years, since the 90s  Michael has been a journalist specializing in Champagne and the author of two award-winning books on the best bubbles. He writes regularly for The World of Fine Wine & The Drinks Business. Michael covers Champagne and other sparkling wines for timatkin.com. 

 

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20th Jan 2014 in Articles

A review of Christie’s World Encyclopedia of Champagne & sparkling wine (Absolute Press)

Although certainly a fully revised and updated edition of Tom Stevenson’s standard reference work on Champagne and all things effervescent, this opus is more than that- it’s very much Essi Avelan’s book. Given Tom’s Olympian blessing... Read more

 

20th Jan 2014 in Articles

Fizz talk: what emerged from the International Sparkling Wine Symposium

With some big names in sparkling wine on five continents billed to speak at Denbies for this, the third and largest yet ISWS, the gathering mood was of course one of ….Great Expectations! Viewed soberly post-Christmas, this conference did have... Read more