Sparkling wine sales in the UK reached over £1 billion for the first time in 2015. We look at the facts and figures for this growing category.
Roger Daltrey, frontman of the legendary rock band The Who, is launching his own Champagne to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the band, with part of the profits going to support teenagers suffering from cancer.
The New York Public Library has digitised some of the wine purchases of the US’s most well-known oenophile president, Thomas Jefferson.
Strawberry bon bons, Routemaster buses, VW camper vans, oysters, exercise bikes, foie gras macaroons and red trousers all made cameos at this year’s fun-filled London Wine Fair.
The CEO of Sovereign Brands Brett Berish believes that the Hong Kong market is ripe for his range of French sparklers, Luc Belaire, which he recently launched in the city.
Bordeaux and Champagne make up the lion’s share of Bonhams upcoming fine wine sale in London.
Rapper Jay-Z’s Champagne brand Armand de Brignac, known as “Ace of Spades”, has launched its demi-sec expression in the US priced at $360 a bottle.
Soho diner deluxe Bob Bob Ricard’s famous “Press for Champagne” button is being given a makeover in time for National Caviar Day on 18 July.
Champagne Pommery has become the second famous maison to stake a claim in English fizz, as it announces a partnership with Hampshire wine producer Hattingley Valley.
With a rich heritage, stunning architecture and rolling hillsides to explore, Champagne has more to offer than sparkling wine, as our round up of its top attractions shows.
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