Peers in the House of Lords rejected a budget cut because they feared being forced to drink inferior Champagne, a parliamentary insider has revealed.
French fizz, fortified wines, Cava and crémant make this week’s round up, as UK wine writers gear up for a very merry Christmas.
Cava brand Codorniu has launched its latest global advertising campaign, seemingly in order to remind consumers that it isn’t Champagne.
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.
Gulf airline Emirates has announced it has spent US$500 million in “long-term investment” in its fine wine programme over the last decade.
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.
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.
With the festive season now officially underway, the drinks business has rounded up some of the best limited edition drinks gifts on offer.
Champagne prices in UK supermarkets are in free fall as supermarkets compete for market share using French fizz as their weapon of choice.
Rosé Champagne is here to stay and the best is yet to come for the category, according to one leading Master of Wine.
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