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Tuesday 25 October 2016 loc: US


Champagne 2016: no rush to celebration… yet

After the vineyards were battered by a series of atrocious weather at the beginning of the year, the state of the harvest in Champagne in 2016 has given producers some cause for hope.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Henri Giraud to open 0% stainless steel cellar

Champagne Henri Giraud is to open a “pioneering” new cellar this November with 0% stainless steel.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne Masters 2016: the results

This year’s Champagne Masters showed that the quality in the sector is very high. Patrick Schmitt MW takes a look at who took away the top awards at the blind tasting.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne to dominate NYC auction

Sotheby’s fine wine sale in New York this November will feature over 1,000 lots of Bollinger, Krug and top Burgundy.

Monday, October 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Mumm unveils Grand Cordon bottle in HK

To mark the culmination of the Hong Kong E Prix, Maison Mumm has launched its ‘innovative’ Grand Cordon bottle in Asia which has the iconic red sash indented directly onto the glass.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Cristal 2009: best to jump in early

The 2009 vintage of Louis Roederer’s Cristal is now being offered and with back vintages of top Champagnes rising in price it’s a good idea to jump in early.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

UK wine trade: ‘the best of times, the worst of times’

It’s ‘the best of times and the worst of times’ for UK wine businesses, according to Andrew Hawes, managing director of London-based wine shipper Mentzendorff.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Californian wines to lead Bonhams sale

Bonhams next London sale later this month will be led by a large consignment of top Californian wines.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne and spirits boosts LVMH growth

Champagne and spirits boosted LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton as the French luxury good house reported organic growth of 7% of its wine and spirit portfolio in the first 9 months of the year.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Top drinks marketing campaigns: October

This month drinks marketers have been employing the talents of Hollywood actor Christophe Waltz and P Diddy to get their brands noticed.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 No Comments »

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