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Sunday 7 February 2016

Champagne

Chardonnay is ‘the white truffle’ of Champagne

Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, president of Château Mouton Rothschild, has made Chardonnay his focus at his Champagne project as he believes the grape to be the “white truffle” of the region.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Deutz teams up with Garsington Opera

Champagne Deutz is to be the official Champagne partner for the 2016 season of the Garsington Opera in Buckinghamshire.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Moët pop-up school returns to London

Champagne Moët & Chandon’s Moët Academy pop-up is to return to London in March – promising visitors a ‘world preview’ of the house’s soon-to-be-released Grand Vintage Rosé 2008.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Hambledon to almost double production in 2016

The Hampshire sparkling wine producer Hambledon is aiming to almost double output this year, from 120,000 bottles to 200,000 bottles, winemaker Antoine Arnault says.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

9,000 bottles of fake Moët seized in Italy

Italian police have seized over 9,000 bottles of fake Moët & Chandon Champagne from a shed in the countryside near Padua in northern Italy.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Strong start to January for fine wine

Fine wine’s strong start to the year has been confirmed after the Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index rose over 1% in January.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Drappier ‘first’ carbon neutral Champagne house

Champagne Drappier has laid claim to being the first Champagne house to reduce its carbon footprint to zero after a 10-year effort.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 1 Comment »

Lanson to release single vineyard Champagne

Lanson is to release a single vineyard Champagne this spring from a walled one-hectare vineyard close to the cathedral in the city of Reims.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 1 Comment »

Disgorgement dates ‘reduce winemaking to numbers’

The recent obsession for including the disgorgement date on Champagne bottles is “reducing winemaking to insignificant numbers” according to one producer.

Monday, January 18th, 2016 1 Comment »

Ruinart gathers artists in Lighthouse exhibition

Known for its inventive artistic collaborations, Champagne house Ruinart has gathered works from six bespoke commissions in a new London exhibition.

Monday, January 18th, 2016 No Comments »

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