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Friday 29 July 2016 loc: GB

Champagne

Cristal 2009 released

The 2009 vintage of Louis Roederer’s prestige cuvée, Cristal, has been released at just under £550 a case.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Ruinart to sponsor Frieze Art fairs

Champagne Ruinart has announced it is to be the official Champagne of the Frieze Art fairs in the US and UK.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Veuve Clicquot launches HK campaign

The Champagne house will host travel-themed street parties throughout Hong Kong in August in homage to Madame Clicquot’s wish for her Champagne to be enjoyed “from New York to St Petersburg.”

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Demarville: top quality harvest still possible

Veuve Clicquot’s cellar master, Dominique Demarville, has said that 2016 can still be a good harvest despite the extreme weather the vineyards have endured.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger rules himself out of French presidency race

Just five days after declaring his interest in running for the French presidency in 2017, the outspoken Champagne boss has retracted his plans.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Comité Champagne cancels London tasting

The Comité Champagne has announced today that it won’t be holding its Annual Champagne Tasting in the UK next year after over 20 years staging the event.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Updates to Liv-ex 100 announced

Liv-ex has announced that it has made a number of changes to the Liv-ex 100 index in its annual update, with two Bordeaux labels now being listed for the first time.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Moët launches one-hour Champagne delivery

Moët & Chandon has launched a one-hour chilled delivery service of its “on the rocks” Ice Imperial Champagne in London.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 No Comments »

db interview: Stephen Leroux of Charles Heidsieck

db talks Champagne Charlie, Abraham Lincoln and how the house was recently rescued from oblivion with Charles Heidsieck’s executive director.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

On this day 1861… Champagne at Bull Run

The first battle of the American Civil War took place on this day in 1861 and excited civilians gathered to watch the event with picnic hampers and Champagne to hand.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

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