Ruinart Champagne has created flavoured “edible pearls” to go with its rosé when served at selected on-trade accounts.
Philipponnat has redesigned the label of its Royal Réserve Brut to reflect the Champagne’s improved quality and provide a link to its past appearance.
Londoners are choosing to spend more on wine, according to UK restaurant group D&D, which saw the average spend on a bottle increase by 6.5% in December.
Lanson is to trial wood casks for fermenting and ageing its wines from this year’s harvest, after the successful use of oak for its soon to be released Clos Lanson single vineyard Champagne.
Champagne Ayala has unveiled a new look as part of a mission to raise awareness of its rich history, in particular within the UK market.
Champagne Drappier has isolated a native yeast from the producer’s estate in the Aube which it has used for the first time for the 2013 harvest.
Taittinger is launching a new limited edition bottle featuring hologramatic footballs to cement its position as the official Champagne of the FIFA World Cup.
While French wine exports decreased both in volume and value last year, Champagne value sales were up by 1.3%.
Further examination of the fine wine market over the last two years on the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 shows that two US labels are key market drivers.
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