A sparkling book by an internationally renowned top sommelier from Belgium This book offers an overview of all famous and quality champagne houses, by Pieter Verheyde. Firstly, the book introduces you to the top brands, such as Veuve Clicquot, Piper-Heidsieck, Moët & Chandon and Laurent Perrier. Secondly, the best champagnes by middle-sized brands are presented, as these names will most often ring a bell with the general public. Lastly, Pieter focuses on approximately twenty smaller champagne houses that equally manage to produce the finest of champagnes, such as for instance a Diebolt-Vallois. With each of these houses, a typical aspect of the production process is highlighted. The book concludes with a number of champagne routes, information for tourists about the region and several interesting facts and figures. The marvellous pictures have been taken by Andrew Verschetze.