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Friday 31 October 2014

Champagne

Wine glass best for Champagne, says Pernod

Pernod Ricard’s Federico Lleonart has caused quite the ‘coupe’, arguing that a simple white wine glass is superior to the classic Champagne serving options.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

HK in pictures

Champagne suppers, floating restaurants, portfolio tastings and a visit to the printers – db‘s in need of a lie-down.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Our roundup of the top 10 new products set to hit the shelves features all manner of delights, from stripped-back Champagne to antique Bourbon. 

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Trade pays tribute to Thierry Roset

The trade has paid tribute to the skill and modesty of Charles Heidsieck winemaker Thierry Roset, who died earlier this month aged just 55.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Canard-Duchêne bucks Champagne trend

Canard-Duchêne has hailed a “truly historical performance” as it outshone the wider Champagne category by posting 2.5% growth for the first half of 2014.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Shipwrecked Belgian beer reborn

Belgian scientists and a Finnish brewery have cracked the make-up of a 170-year-old beer found on a shipwreck in 2010 and are now making it commercially available.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Eurostar sets Champagne world record

Eurostar has set a world record for the largest ever Champagne tasting.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

Jeroboam ageing ‘mystery’ to be solved

The effect of producing vintage Champagne in Jeroboam formats is not yet fully understood and is likely to be one of the next generation of winemakers’ most intriguing challenges.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Sparkling wine riding high

Sparkling wine is enjoying unequalled success in the on-trade, with Prosecco the most notable pour chomping at the heels of Champagne. But, as James Lawrence writes, there are plenty of contenders in this tempestuous market.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Hotel in Champagne diamond lucky dip

Assuming they don’t swallow it by mistake, one lucky guest at a New Year’s Eve party in Munich will find a €2,500 (£1,970) diamond in their Champagne flute.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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