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Sunday 19 April 2015

Champagne

Champagne awards calling for UK entries

The Champagne Bureau UK is calling for wine educators to enter this year’s Champagne Ambassadors’ Awards.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Perrier-Jouët launches vintage collection

Perrier-Jouët has released the first series of its Art of Vintage Collection – three rare Champagnes stored in its chef de cave’s cellars for up to 25 years.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

’59 Mouton to headline London sale

Magnums of 1959 Mouton Rothschild and an ex-cellar consignment of 1995 Ornellaia will lead Sotheby’s next London sale this month.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Hamilton criticised for spraying hostess in face with Champagne

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has been criticised for spraying a hostess in the face with Champagne after winning the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

LVMH posts strong first quarter profits

LVMH has posted a first quarter revenue increase of 16%, rising to €8.3 billion, but its wines and spirits division continued to lag.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Hautvillers to open to the public

The abbey of Hautvillers, once home to the fabled Dom Pérignon, is to open to the public later this year for a series of guided tours and tastings.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Casenave replaces Brun at Clicquot

Pierre Casenave has been appointed Veuve Clicquot’s new development, innovation and communication manager following the departure of Cyril Brun in February.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Bolly bike’ to debut at boat race

Champagne Bollinger is to debut a red “Bollinger Bicycle” at the 161st Oxford vs Cambridge boat race in London this Saturday offering Bolly by the glass and bottle.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s HK sale highest grossing of 2015

Sotheby’s latest Hong Kong sale of fine wines realised HK$56 million, making it the leading sale of the year globally and the fourth highest grossing single-owner wine sale and the sixth highest grossing sale in the company’s history.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Kanye to launch Champagne to rival Jay-Z

US rapper Kanye West is rumoured to be launching his own Champagne brand to rival Jay-Z’s Armand de Brignac.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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