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Wednesday 30 July 2014

Champagne

The Proust Q&A: Maureen Downey

The fine wine authentication expert on her love of sharks, fear of snakes, dreams of being a slalom skier, and wine’s seedy underbelly.

Friday, February 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Canard-Duchêne launch ‘smooth’ pink Champagne in ski resorts

Canard-Duchêne has launched Smooth Rosé: a new sec pink Champagne for lounge bars and ski resorts that’s housed in a white bottle.

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Deutz breaks 2m in bottle sales

Champagne Deutz enjoyed its best-ever year in 2013, surpassing the 2 million bottle sales milestone for the first time.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 luxury Champagne coolers

From a sterling silver Aston Martin cooler to a 12-magnum fridge designed by Porsche – there are plenty of luxurious coolers out there.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Fridge preserves Champagne’s freshness

US scientists have found that Champagne kept at lower temperatures is less likely to develop a “browning” compound that turns wine bad.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare 1949 Krug Champagne set for auction

A 65-year-old bottle of Krug Champagne, believed to be one of just a dozen bottles left in the world of its 1949 collection, is set to go under the hammer.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 2 Comments »

Krug producers go head-to-head

Champagne Krug is negotiating with an Austrian producer also called Krug in a trademark tussle but both sides have different stories.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Bollinger: 2014 to be the year of R.D.

This year will see Bollinger place an emphasis on the sales and positioning of its late-release and recently disgorged Champagne called R.D.

Thursday, February 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Roederer to launch late-release Cristal

Roederer plans to release a new expression of Cristal which has undergone extended ageing both before and after disgorgement.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Krug releases “challenging” 2003 vintage

Champagne house Krug has released its 2003 vintage onto the market, described by Olivier Krug as “a big challenge”.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

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