To many a beer cocktail is simply another name for a shandy, but as beer and cocktails become more popular it is no surprise that the two are coming together more often.
A collection of Moët & Chandon dating back to 1914 was sold for £147,333 at auction this week.
Here is a range of November’s new products including Champagnes, wines, chocolate liqueur and a product designed to help “unlock the hidden flavours” in wine.
Wine merchant Lea & Sandeman is appealing for information after a large quantity of Champagne was stolen from a delivery truck.
A Hello Kitty Champagne is set to be launched onto the global market after making its debut at the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair last week.
Matthew Jukes makes his “first-ever” Macedonian wine recommendation, Olly Smith picks out a “legendary wine for the money” and Terry Kirby recommends a “full bodied red for cooler-weather drinking.”
Next week’s Sotheby’s sale will feature a collection of Moët & Chandon dating back to the First World War and Bordeaux recovered from a 19th century shipwreck.
The growing consumer thirst for Champagne in Australia is proving hugely lucrative for the region, according to the chef de cave of Ruinart.
Champagne’s innovative marketing strategies, with its link to fashion, luxury and celebrities, are helping to build a high-end image in China and attract more consumers.
This week’s recommendations in the Asian media include a “brilliant” Champagne, “a wine that pulls you in and refuses to let go” plus a rosé that “delivers great texture and flavour”.
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