Champagne Louis Déhu is a Champagne house based in Venteuil, in the Marne Valley. For generations, the family has harvested grapes from its own vineyard parcels and vinified them. They are what is known in the region as “récoltants manipulants”. Isabelle and Thierry Niziolek oversee 13 hectares in Venteuil, Damery and Cumières to produce 70,000 bottles a year.
Champagne Chassenay d’Arce is co-operative cellar founded in in 1956. Today it comprises 130 growers in the Côte des Bar area of Champagne and specialises in the cultivation of Pinot Noir. The company produces around 1.5 million bottles a year.
Dating back to the 17th century, Champagne Geoffroy is a 14 hectare estate comprised of south and southeast-facing vines in Cumières. Jean-Baptiste, who runs the house today, is one of Champagne’s great grower-producers, and they are well regraded for terroir-expressive wines.
Louis Roederer is one of the most famous and prestigious Champagne houses, producers of the famous Crystal. Inherited by the entrepreneur Louis Roederer in 1833, the company has gone on to become one of the world’s leading luxury brands. Today there are around 240 hectares located exclusively in the Grands and Premiers Crus vineyards of the Marne.