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Friday 30 September 2016 loc: GB

Champagne

Jean-Claude Juncker forced to deny alcohol problem

The head of the European Commission has come under scrutiny after denying he has an alcohol problem, despite drinking four glasses of Champagne during an interview.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Dom Pérignon employs Christoph Waltz for P2 campaign

Dom Pérignon has announced a new marketing campaign for its P2 Champagne featuring Oscar-winning actor Christopher Waltz.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Ten of the world’s best sparkling rosés

Following extensive blind tastings of sparkling rosés around the world, we bring you ten of the best examples from under £15 to over £200.

Monday, September 12th, 2016 2 Comments »

UK sales up at Lanson, but profits slide

Lanson UK saw turnover rise 5% to £36.4m during 2015, according to accounts filed at Companies House, but profits slid on the back of increased distribution and administration costs.

Monday, September 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Top new products: September

This month’s latest releases include a Champagne from The Who legend Roger Daltrey, the next instalment of David Beckham’s partnership with Diageo’s Haig Club and Louis Roederer’s 2009 Cristal.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Sauternes abounds at Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s first London fine wine sale of the winter season includes rare Sauternes and Champagne among the more usual cornucopia of claret and Burgundy.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

MCC warns members over flying Champagne corks

Marylebone Cricket Club officials are urging members to cease popping Champagne corks from the stands at Lord’s Cricket Ground over fears that they pose a hazard to the fielders on the pitch.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Sparkling Masters 2016: the results

No longer just a tipple for ladies who lunch, sparkling has become a ‘lifestyle’ wine for consumers around the world, and as our Masters competition showed, the quality is rising from Champagne to English sparkling and beyond.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

What fine wines are merchants looking at?

First growth claret remains the most searched for group of wines by merchants in the UK, France, Hong Kong, China and Belgium Liv-ex has said.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Proust Q&A: Séverine Frerson

Piper-Heidsieck’s Séverine Frerson-Gomez reveals her fictional hero, greatest regret, and most marked characteristics in the Proust Q&A.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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