Anne McHale MW has been awarded the Bollinger Medal for excellence in tasting and outstanding achievement in the Institute of Masters of Wine practical examination.
A bumper week in the drinks trade featured cocktails, whisky, wine and chocolate as well as a candidate for the next cover of the drinks business.
Jeannie Cho Lee MW picks out “a gorgeous Champagne” that is “perfect to drink now” and Wines of Korea recommends an “elegant and classy” Malbec, “with a long sustained finish.”
Bemused foxes, stunning views, Champagne tastings and midnight in Paris have played a part in a busy but enjoyable week in the drinks industry.
Food and beer matching, rare Bollinger and Italian tapestries are just some of the things that have featured in another busy week for the drinks trade.
the drinks business casts its eye back over the last decade in Champagne with this review of the “noughties”.
Bottle shape and size has a significant effect on the style and evolution of Champagne according to some of the region’s leading houses.
Bollinger has bucked a downward trend in Champagne sales worldwide, with the house achieving a 20% volume growth in the first quarter of this year according to CEO Jérôme Philippon.
From summer parties to Sake celebrations, boat races and, of course, Wimbledon, it’s another busy week in the drinks industry.
Champagne Bollinger has opted to only release the 2000 vintage of its prestige cuvée R.D. in Jeroboam.
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