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Sunday 23 November 2014

Champagne

Star toasts mega deal with $20k Moët

Baseball star Giancarlo Stanton celebrated signing a $325 million deal with the Miami Marlins, the biggest in US sports history, with a $20k bottle of Moët.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

HDH to finish year with ‘magnificent’ sale

US auction house Hart Davis Hart is hoping to see out the year in style with a sale it hopes will net between US$4-$7 million.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

£11.5k of wine stolen from London resto

Con men pretending to work for wealthy Arab clients have stolen £11,500 of Champagne and fine wine from Michelin-starred restaurant Pied à Terre.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 3 Comments »

Baz Luhrmann designs $785 Champagne sabre

Hollywood film director Baz Luhrmann has released a US$785 Champagne sabre in collaboration with Barneys New York.

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Pol Roger creates 2002 collection

Champagne Pol Roger has chosen the highly acclaimed 2002 vintage to launch a collection of three expressions from this year.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Amathus launches Shoreditch site

Drinks distributor and retailer Amathus has opened a fourth shop in Shoreditch, adding to its sites in Soho, Knightsbridge and the City of London.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 2 Comments »

Is Asia’s Champagne palate changing?

Champagne tastes of Asia are undergoing real change, according to Dominique Moreau of Champagne house Marie Courtin.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne Masters 2014: The medalists

This year’s competition not only revealed the very best luxury Champagnes, but top-end offerings from categories that previously didn’t fare well.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Global thirst for sparkling wine insatiable

Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Piper sacrifices 04 Rare to boost reserves

Piper Heidsieck will not produce a 2004 vintage of prestige cuvée Rare after its cellar master chose to replenish the house’s reserve wine stocks instead.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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