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Saturday 4 July 2015

Champagne

Pol Roger marks WWI centenary

Pol Roger is supporting World War I centenary commemorations with the auction of a bottle of Champagne from the 1914 vintage.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Billionaire spends £2m at Playboy Club

A Russian billionaire’s £20,000 Champagne bill was waived after he spent more than £2 million (US$3.3m) on diamond jewellery at a private club.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Wet summer favoured biodynamics in Champagne

This year’s cool, wet summer in Champagne favoured biodynamic viticultural practices, according to Roederer’s chef de cave.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Roederer breaks new ground with Brut Nature

Louis Roederer launched Champagne’s inaugural non-malolactic, zero dosage vintage fizz in London last night – the brand’s first new product in 40 years.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Paris Hilton racks up $230K bar bill

Paris Hilton, heiress to the Hilton hotel empire, showed she knows how to party by running up a US$230,000 (£140k) bar bill in New York.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Grace Jones cocktail launches at £9k

A cocktail with a £9,000 price tag created in honour of the James Bond actress Grace Jones has gone on sale at a London restaurant.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Hong Kong in pictures

Lunch and Champagne tastings gave way to the disruption of road blocks and the protestors of Occupy Central this week in Hong Kong.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Churchill drank ‘42,000 bottles’ of fizz

Sir Winston Churchill’s fondness for fizz made headline news this week after it was claimed he drank 42,000 bottles of Champagne during his life.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 3 Comments »

Top 10 wines for TWFA Cannes 2014

In October key buying personnel from the travel retail market will descend on Cannes for the sector’s biggest event of the year.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Chardonnay ‘winner’ in Champagne harvest

As this year’s harvest in Champagne draws to a close, producers are heralding the quality of the Chardonnay grapes.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

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