The Top 100 Wines of 2018

James Halliday's 12 top Champagnes

James Halliday by James Halliday

10 Nov, 2018

It’s the season for sipping fizz, and while you can find some stellar local examples, a bottle of French can be hard to resist. Here, James shares a few of his favourites – from the grower producers to the major names.

The list that follows forms part of James Halliday's Top 100 Wines of 2018.

Significantly more Champagnes submitted than last year, with two first-time selections: globetrotter JMS and the iconic Egly-Ouriet.

The ahead 12 wines were chosen from 69 submitted.