As the search for sparkling perfection continues, the focus of Champagne makers is turning increasingly away from the cellar and out to the vineyards
Auction house Hart Davis Hart’s season will begin with a two-day long sale in Chicago featuring an “astounding range” of fine wines and whiskies.
Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has struck a deal with Australia’s national carrier Qantas to serve Mumm and Perrier Jouët to its first class passengers.
Charles King is to relinquish his role as managing director of Louis Roederer’s UK agency business, Maisons Marques et Domaines, to take up the position of vice-chairman.
The Comité Champagne has confirmed it will increase reserve from last year’s harvest due to an expected 1% increase in sales for 2014.
Bordeaux has found a level at which buyers are prepared to return to the market and is beginning to outpace Burgundy and Champagne, says Gibbs.
Piper-Heidsieck has been named as the exclusive Champagne of the Academy Awards in a deal set to last three years.
The CEO and president of Sotheby’s Wine Americas & Asia is the quintessential Englishman in New York where he has been since 1995.
With Champagne exports seeing a volume rise of 1% in 2014 and turnover at €4.5 billion (£3.44bn) – its second highest ever – the region is celebrating.
Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.
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