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Sunday 26 April 2015

Champagne

Hamilton criticised for spraying hostess in face with Champagne

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has been criticised for spraying a hostess in the face with Champagne after winning the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

LVMH posts strong first quarter profits

LVMH has posted a first quarter revenue increase of 16%, rising to €8.3 billion, but its wines and spirits division continued to lag.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Hautvillers to open to the public

The abbey of Hautvillers, once home to the fabled Dom Pérignon, is to open to the public later this year for a series of guided tours and tastings.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Casenave replaces Brun at Clicquot

Pierre Casenave has been appointed Veuve Clicquot’s new development, innovation and communication manager following the departure of Cyril Brun in February.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Bolly bike’ to debut at boat race

Champagne Bollinger is to debut a red “Bollinger Bicycle” at the 161st Oxford vs Cambridge boat race in London this Saturday offering Bolly by the glass and bottle.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Sotheby’s HK sale highest grossing of 2015

Sotheby’s latest Hong Kong sale of fine wines realised HK$56 million, making it the leading sale of the year globally and the fourth highest grossing single-owner wine sale and the sixth highest grossing sale in the company’s history.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Kanye to launch Champagne to rival Jay-Z

US rapper Kanye West is rumoured to be launching his own Champagne brand to rival Jay-Z’s Armand de Brignac.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 No Comments »

8 things you should know about Prosecco

With Prosecco currently breaking sales records left, right and centre, we round up a few things that everyone should know about Italy’s famed fizz.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 5 Comments »

Man builds Champagne bottle house

A Russian man has built a house made from 12,000 Champagne bottles in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, where it is known as the “Palace of Oz”.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Vintage year ‘in every two’ in Champagne

Climate change is making it easier to produce vintage Champagne with one in every two now a vintage year according to the chef de cave of Perrier-Jouët.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

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