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Friday 24 October 2014

Champagne

1914 Pol Roger Champagne sells for £5K

A bottle of 1914 Pol Roger Champagne harvested to the sound of gunfire sold for £5,640 at Bonhams auction house in London this morning.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 biggest Champagne markets

With today marking the fifth global #ChampagneDay, db takes a look at the world’s biggest Champagne export markets.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Bubbly burglar busted in France

A French burglar was nabbed by police after settling in for some TV and a bottle of Champagne then forgetting to make a getaway.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne and gold loaf breaks record

A baker has unveiled what he claims is the UK’s most expensive loaf of bread made from 24-carat gold leaf and Champagne.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne marks 10 years of ambassadors

The great and good of the Champagne community descended on Reims last week to celebrate 10 years of the Champagne Ambassador’s Awards.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine glass best for Champagne, says Pernod

Pernod Ricard’s Federico Lleonart has caused quite the ‘coupe’, arguing that a simple white wine glass is superior to the classic Champagne serving options.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

HK in pictures

Champagne suppers, floating restaurants, portfolio tastings and a visit to the printers – db‘s in need of a lie-down.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Our roundup of the top 10 new products set to hit the shelves features all manner of delights, from stripped-back Champagne to antique Bourbon. 

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Trade pays tribute to Thierry Roset

The trade has paid tribute to the skill and modesty of Charles Heidsieck winemaker Thierry Roset, who died earlier this month aged just 55.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Canard-Duchêne bucks Champagne trend

Canard-Duchêne has hailed a “truly historical performance” as it outshone the wider Champagne category by posting 2.5% growth for the first half of 2014.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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