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Wednesday 31 August 2016 loc: GB

Champagne

English fizz triumphs in Paris judgment

Sacrilege on the streets of Paris this week, as France’s top wine judges rated English sparkling higher than Champagne in a blind tasting.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016 2 Comments »

1969 Salon steals the show at Zachys sale

Zachys’ New York sale on 16 April saw rare Madeira, 1969 Salon and cult Napa Cabernets dominate the bidding.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Top royal warrant holders in drinks

As the Queen turns 90 this week, we look at the top drinks that hold the Royal Warrant, whose bottles can bear the Royal Coat of Arms.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

HK’s Adega Royale hosts first portfolio tasting

Leading Portuguese wine importer, Adega Royale will host its first portfolio tasting in Hong Kong this week with over 80 wines on offer.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 No Comments »

EM Lyon sweeps tasting prizes

French business school EM Lyon has won both the ‘Concours de degustation inter-grandes écoles’ and Sciences Po International Tasting (SPIT).

Friday, April 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Thought Leadership: sparkling wine

In the latest Cesium Group Thought Leadership event, key figures from the world of sparkling wine gathered to share their insights into the UK market for Champagne, Prosecco, Cava and, of course, English bubbly.

Friday, April 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Cristal ‘sparkles’ at Bonhams sale

A Methuselah of 2002 Cristal was one of the top lots at Bonhams’ London sale this week, selling for £3,290.

Friday, April 15th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Decadent’ Salon 2004 released

Champagne house Salon has released its 2004 wine, only the 39th vintage ever made by the producer.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Ruinart Challenge winners announced

The winner and two runner-ups from the Ruinart Challenge 2016, which tests sommeliers in their blind tasting abilities and wine knowledge, have been revealed.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Clicquot makes changes with latest vintage release

Veuve Clicquot has taken a fresh approach with its latest vintage release, which was revealed at a launch event in Burgundy yesterday.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

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