Krug 1996 and Armand Rousseau’s 2009 Chambertin Clos de Bèze topped the Liv-ex charts in November as the Fine Wine 100 dropped over 2%.
Surrey-based brewer Hogs Back has launched a unpasteurised English craft lager, which has been developed using local ingredients and after testing in local pubs.
Bordeaux Index has appointed Lindsay Hamilton, co-founder of rival fine wine merchant Farr Vinters, to the BI board of directors.
Vermouth – it is one of those drinks that most people will have heard of, but probably don’t know a huge amount about, other than it’s used in martinis.
Victoria Moore wrote of her recommendation, “Champagnes this good don’t come along often”, while Matthew Jukes picked out a, “jaw-droppingly moreish wine”.
UK merchant Bibendum has sold its private client business to its non-executive director’s fine wine trading platform, Cru London, as it re-focuses on its trade service.
Sparkling perry brand, Babycham, has released its new packaging early following the recent success of a consumer sales promotion.
A UK police force is rewarding people with up to £200 for reporting drink drivers in the run-up to Christmas.
Although most of the site of the former Tetley’s brewery in Leeds has been cleared of buildings, the 1930’s art deco headquarters remains and will re-open as an art gallery on Friday.
Such is the depth of discounting on Champagne in the run up to Christmas, Nicolas Feuillatte’s Julie Campos believes certain producers must be selling below cost.
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