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Saturday 26 July 2014

Champagne

Champagne: 2013 vintage could be a ‘96

The initial analysis of the 2013 crop in Champagne is almost exactly the same as that of the legendary 1996 according to Henriot’s cellar master, Laurent Fresnet.

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A mezcal masterclass, a night harvest, a reincarnation of Dom Pérignon and a round the world yacht all featured in another busy week in the drinks industry.

Friday, August 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Gosset shows off latest redesign

Champagne Gosset has unveiled new packaging for its entry level cuvée Brut Excellence as part of a wider presentation revamp by the house.

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Top wines in the Asian media

Sarah Wong recommends an “elegant and well-balanced” Champagne, while the Wine Times lists a wine that is “excellent” with Chinese food.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 No Comments »

China’s super rich reveal their favourite drinks

An annual survey of consumption habits among China’s millionaires has revealed the country’s preferred drinks brands for collecting and gifting.

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

WW1 photos show Champagne parties of German airmen

A collection of rare photographs showing German pilots from the First World War enjoying Champagne-fuelled parties has been unearthed.

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From Champagne and pretzels to whisky cocktails and from colourful characters to the Great British Beer Festival, here’s another look back at a busy week in the drinks trade.

Friday, August 16th, 2013 No Comments »

More jail time for ‘persistent’ Champagne thieves

Two thieves have been found guilty of stealing over £1,300 worth of Champagne from Co-op stores across West Wales.

Friday, August 9th, 2013 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Alain de Botton

Britain’s best loved philosopher Alain de Botton on beauty, the pleasure of penning a book, thinking in the desert, and drinking Champagne with Natalie Portman.

Friday, August 9th, 2013 No Comments »

English fizz brand launches £10k format

Not to be outdone by Champagne, English sparkling wine producer Chapel Down is embracing the trend for bottling fizz in large formats.

Thursday, August 8th, 2013 No Comments »

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