Champagne: Advanced Topics

Ruinart Chef de Caves Frédéric Panaiotis gives a lecture on considerations in Champagne production. Based on past Ruinart Challenge talks, this presentations covers:

  • Control of alcoholic fermentation
  • Oxidation and reduction
  • Lightstrike
  • Lifecycle of a Champagne bubble

Note: The video can be made full screen by clicking the button to the left of the Vimeo logo.

  • Geoff a terrific continuum of technical and qualitative data and frankly a must see for anyone in our industry. Frederic his technical explanation made easier along with his whimsical style absolutely made an absorbing presentation. 

  • It is an amazing webinar, really deep in detail but keep it on the comprehensive spectrum and don't dig too deep!

    For guys who want to watch it by topic:

    Control of alcoholic fermentation - 00:02:18

    Oxidation and reduction - 00:26:05

    Lightstrike - 00:53:00

    The lifecycle of a Champagne bubble - 01:10:40

  • Thanks for the super rad webinar! I'm excited to share some of these bubbly nuggets of information with guests in the near. Cheers!