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Saturday 20 December 2014

Champagne

J&B releases rare parcel of Clos des Goisses

Described as “one of Champagne’s true greats”, Justerini & Brooks is selling a rare vertical of Philipponnat’s top cuvée – Clos des Goisses.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne Jayne court case underway

A case between the CIVC and wine writer and educator Jayne Powell, known as “Champagne Jayne”, has begun in Melbourne Federal Court.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

Champagne and gin top-talking tipples

Champagne and gin have taken over Sherry and brandy to become the UK’s favourite Christmas tipples, a study on language suggests.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 No Comments »

UK leaders shun English fizz

English sparkling wine accounted for just 48 of over 25,000 bottles of fizz bought for the House of Commons’ cellar in the last four years.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Magnum sales up 122% at Waitrose

Sales of magnums are up 122% at Waitrose with consumers splashing out on larger bottles in the run up to Christmas.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Ex-Ruinart winemaker launches Champagne

Jean Philippe “JP” Moulin, a former winemaker for Ruinart, has launched his own range of Champagnes after raising €500,000 through crowdfunding.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Purity releases ‘Champagne beer’

There’s a new way for beer-lovers to celebrate in style this season as a limited edition Champagne-style beer comes on the market.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Lanson offers ‘timeless’ gift idea

Champagne Lanson is tempting travellers through Zurich Airport with a collection of upmarket gift sets.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

UK Lords reject Champagne budget cut

Peers in the House of Lords rejected a budget cut because they feared being forced to drink inferior Champagne, a parliamentary insider has revealed.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

French fizz, fortified wines, Cava and crémant make this week’s round up, as UK wine writers gear up for a very merry Christmas.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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