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Tuesday 24 January 2017 loc: US

Champagne

The world’s 100 most powerful fine wine brands 2016

We count down the most powerful fine wine brands from 2016’s Liv-ex Power 100 as part of our annual look at the secondary market for the most sought-after drinks on earth.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 No Comments »

Sparflex secures UK distribution deal

French group Sparflex, a leading manufacturer of foils, capsules and wirehoods for drinks brands, has secured a UK distribution deal through Rankin Brothers.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Champagne shipments drop 2% to 306.6m bottles

Champagne shipped a total of 306.6 million bottles in 2016, a decline of 2% on 2015’s result, the drinks business is the first to reveal.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Lanson signs five-year deal with the 02

Champagne Lanson has signed a five-year deal with London venue The O2, which will give it exclusive pouring rights at its public bars and see the opening of a new Lanson-branded Champagne bar.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Champagne still not fizzing in China

Champagne sales in China, the world’s fifth largest wine market, are still held back by consumers’ drinking habits, despite global sales of the prestigious sparkling wine continue to grow in both volume and value.

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »

Liberty Wines takes on Sogrape in the UK

UK importer and wholesaler Liberty Wines is to distribute Sogrape’s portfolio of wines in the UK, which includes Sandeman Ports and Spain’s Bodegas LAN.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

巴黎之花宣称2016年将是年份香槟年

巴黎之花(Perrier-Jouët)近日发布两款顶级香槟 – 2008年份的Belle Epoque以及2007年份的Belle Epoque Rosé桃红1.5升装。此外首席酿酒师Hervé Deschamps也确认了一系列即将发布的年份香槟,包括备受争议的2016年份。

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Perrier-Jouët: 2016 ‘will be a vintage year’

Perrier-Jouët has launched two prestige cuvées – the Belle Epoque 2008 and Belle Epoque Rosé 2007 in magnum – with its chef de cave also confirming a string of upcoming vintage release years, including the divisive 2016.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 most expensive cocktails

Made with the finest spirits and garnished with either ice and a slice, or a perfect diamond, the world’s most expensive cocktails don’t come cheap.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 No Comments »

Hong Kong’s heritage captured in cocktails

From Mr Wu’s famous Hot Sauce to the verdant peace of the New Territories, the entrepreneurial, restless spirit of Hong Kong has been encapsulated in a series of cocktails created by the InterContinental Hotel.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

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