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Friday 30 January 2015

Champagne

Marching to the battlefield

As the search for sparkling perfection continues, the focus of Champagne makers is turning increasingly away from the cellar and out to the vineyards

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Astounding’ Burgundies lead HDH auction

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.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod strikes Champagne deal with Qantas

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.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

MMD makes management changes

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.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne ups reserve as sales grow

The Comité Champagne has confirmed it will increase reserve from last year’s harvest due to an expected 1% increase in sales for 2014.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux ‘outpacing’ Burgundy on Liv-ex

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.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Piper-Heidsieck named Oscars Champagne

Piper-Heidsieck has been named as the exclusive Champagne of the Academy Awards in a deal set to last three years.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Jamie Ritchie, Sotheby’s

The CEO and president of Sotheby’s Wine Americas & Asia is the quintessential Englishman in New York where he has been since 1995.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne exports hit €4.5bn

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.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Matthew Clark hails sparkling end to ’14

Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

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