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Thursday 24 July 2014

Champagne

UK Prosecco sales go bananas

Prosecco sales in the UK are continuing to surge ahead of Champagne with year on year sales up nearly 70% at both Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Krug: We’re not about consistency

Olivier Krug has admitted that LVMH-owned Champagne house Krug is not striving for consistency in style.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne yield reflects confidence boost

The Champagne Bureau (CIVC) has agreed a small rise in this year’s maximum permitted yield to reflect a modest increase in shipments during the first part of 2014.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s most powerful Champagne and sparkling wine brands

In the fourth of our Power Brand round ups, our attention turns to the world of Champagne and sparkling wines.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Scammers target Armand de Brignac

Rapper Jay-Z’s favourite Champagne, Armand de Brignac, is being frequently targeted by credit card fraudsters in the US due to its desirability.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH takes number one spot in US

Auction house Hart Davis Hart has taken the number one position in the US as the first half of the year draws to a close.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne losing its fizz in fine wine market

After a recent surge, Champagne’s price appreciation has shuddered to a halt in 2014 although it may just be a temporary blip.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Sugar poor guide of when to pick for fizz

Champagne producers who harvest grapes according to sugar levels alone are in danger of picking grapes that are under- or overripe.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Footballer splashes out on £17K fizz

England under-21 and Sunderland striker Connor Wickham has been seen full of fizz as he cradles a 15 litre Armand de Brignac while on holiday in Spain.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 most expensive empty bottles

Prepare to rustle through your recycling bin, as we reveal what the most expensive empty bottles are currently looking to fetch online.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 3 Comments »

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