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Thursday 29 January 2015

Champagne

Rapper Jay-Z could make Vinexpo visit

US rapper Jay-Z might come to Vinexpo to promote his newly-acquired Armand de Brignac Champagne brand, as well as launch a new cuvée in the range.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne-loving fraudster convicted

A rogue foreign exchange trader has been found guilty of scamming investors out of £5 million to fund his lavish lifestyle and taste for Armand de Brignac Champagne.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Serving up success: James Simpson MW

From insisting on dogs in the office, to bringing big sponsorship to the niche sport of real tennis, Pol Roger Ltd managing director James Simpson MW is keeping the company an irreverent but irreplaceable player in the wine trade

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Champagne’ perfume deemed offensive

A Victoria’s Secret perfume called “Strawberries and Champagne” has been removed from shelves after Qatari authorities deemed it offensive.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

A vintage Cognac, Gatsby-esque Champagne coupe, South African cider and British-Japanese gin make this month’s top product releases.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Natural solution to botrytis developed

A Reims University professor is working on a longterm solution to the spread of botrytis in Champagne vineyards without using fungicides.

Friday, January 9th, 2015 5 Comments »

Champagne gives the worst hangovers

Drinking Champagne and other sparkling wines like Prosecco and Cava leads to worse hangovers than still wine, it has been found.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 4 Comments »

Bordeaux and Rest of the World stay afloat in December

The Bordeaux and Rest of the World sub-indices of the Liv-ex 1000 were the only two to see increases in December.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

iDealwine sees Champagne success

Auction site iDealwine saw buyers focus in on old vintages of Champagne in the run up to Christmas with prices for some setting new records.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Corney & Barrow bags Burgundy big-hitter

UK merchant Corney & Barrow has added a significant Burgundy producer to its portfolio in the form of grand cru specialist Domaine Jacques Prieur.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

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