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Friday 27 March 2015

Champagne

Man builds Champagne bottle house

A Russian man has built a house made from 12,000 Champagne bottles in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, where it is known as the “Palace of Oz”.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Vintage year ‘in every two’ in Champagne

Climate change is making it easier to produce vintage Champagne with one in every two now a vintage year according to the chef de cave of Perrier-Jouët.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Wine trade celebrates career of Pol Roger MD

Last night, members of the UK drinks trade celebrated the career of Nick James, managing director of Pol Roger Ltd, who is retiring this month.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Kelly Brook celebrates with 1,000 magnums

British model turned TV star Kelly Brook celebrated the debut of her US sitcom with 1,000 magnums of Champagne, gifted by Ellen DeGeneres.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

New director for One Red Dot

Hong Kong merchant One Red Dot has named Douglas Thomson as its new business development director.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top seven Champagne fails

Popping the cork on a bottle of Champagne is an event, a moment to treasure, a spectacle even – but it doesn’t always go to plan.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

A bargain bottle of fizz, a silky Sauternes and an “outstanding” red from Portugal’s Douro Valley are some of this week’s top picks.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Berry Bros bestsellers in Japan

Simon Staples, Berry Bros sales director for Asia reveals the firm’s bestsellers in Japan, discovering a wine market surprisingly close in sentiment to the UK.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Paul Beavis, Champagne Lanson

The boss of Lanson Champagne UK since 2009, Paul Beavis speaks to the drinks business about his love of Pinot Noir and how ice cream is his biggest vice.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Drinks team suspended over stripper photos

Senior salesmen from a major US drinks distributor have been suspended after sending lewd strip club images to a Laurent Perrier executive.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 8 Comments »

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