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Saturday 6 February 2016

Champagne

Champagne’s UNESCO champion dies

Pierre Cheval, the Champagne winemaker who was the driving force behind the region’s UNESCO bid, has died.

Friday, January 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Formula 1 ends Mumm partnership

Formula 1 has ended its 15-year partnership with Champagne sponsor Mumm, reportedly after a multi-million euro offer was rejected by the sport’s management.

Thursday, January 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

Krug 2002 is ‘like a purebred stallion’

Champagne house Krug launched its 2002 vintage in London last night, with cellar master Eric Lebel dubbing it “a purebred stallion” that needed to be reined in due to its “assertive” and “muscular” nature.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Moët CEO pays out millions to Vivino app

Wine app Vivino has seen £17.3 million of new investment poured into the company, with the majority coming from the CEO of luxury drinks producer Moët Hennessey.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

UK drinks sales outstrip Christmas groceries

Supermarket alcohol outpaced flatlining grocery sales in the UK over the important Christmas trading period, new figures show.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Deutz reveals record sales

Champagne Deutz has seen its sales figures hit record heights in 2015, the house has announced.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Brut Premier best proof of Roederer expertise

Taking Roederer’s blockbuster releases as read, the brand’s core Brut Premier is worthy of more attention. We consider why.

Friday, January 8th, 2016 1 Comment »

Fine wine predictions for 2016

We run through a few predictions for the fine wine market in 2016, from more Champagne releases to the rise of California and Piedmont.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 2 Comments »

Ukraine orders name change of Soviet ‘Champagne’

The introduction of a decommunisation law in Ukraine has forced a sparkling wine producer known for its “Soviet Champagne” to change its name.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne poised for a record year

Sales of Champagne reached a record high last year, driven by strong demand from export markets, favourable exchange rates and steady sales in France.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

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