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Saturday 18 April 2015

Champagne

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 »

Codorniu says: ‘we’re not Champagne’

Cava brand Codorniu has launched its latest global advertising campaign, seemingly in order to remind consumers that it isn’t Champagne.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Farage trumped by Gogglebox duo

UKIP’s Nigel Farage’s attempts to match the drinking abilities of Gogglebox stars Dom and Steph Parker ended with the MEP having to change his trousers.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Emirates invests $500m in fine wine

Gulf airline Emirates has announced it has spent US$500 million in “long-term investment” in its fine wine programme over the last decade.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Champagne movies

From the roaring 20s to the swinging 60s, Champagne has held a special place in the heart of popular culture for the best part of 100 years, not least on the silver screen.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 3 Comments »

Champagne leads fine wine market

The Liv-ex 100 index showed a rise for the fourth month in a row in November, with Champagne top of the movers as Christmas approaches.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Christmas drinks gifts

With the festive season now officially underway, the drinks business has rounded up some of the best limited edition drinks gifts on offer.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarkets in cut-price Champagne war

Champagne prices in UK supermarkets are in free fall as supermarkets compete for market share using French fizz as their weapon of choice.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Best ‘yet to come’ for rosé Champagne

Rosé Champagne is here to stay and the best is yet to come for the category, according to one leading Master of Wine.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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