Penfolds Grange 2008 was the biggest riser on Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index in December, though the market ran flat in the final month of 2014.
James Simpson MW has become managing director of Pol Roger Ltd, the Champagne house’s UK office and agency business.
Veuve Clicquot is helping out those in need of some last minute Christmas gift inspiration with the launch of its “Click for Clicquot” service.
Described as “one of Champagne’s true greats”, Justerini & Brooks is selling a rare vertical of Philipponnat’s top cuvée – Clos des Goisses.
A case between the CIVC and wine writer and educator Jayne Powell, known as “Champagne Jayne”, has begun in Melbourne Federal Court.
Champagne and gin have taken over Sherry and brandy to become the UK’s favourite Christmas tipples, a study on language suggests.
English sparkling wine accounted for just 48 of over 25,000 bottles of fizz bought for the House of Commons’ cellar in the last four years.
Sales of magnums are up 122% at Waitrose with consumers splashing out on larger bottles in the run up to Christmas.
Jean Philippe “JP” Moulin, a former winemaker for Ruinart, has launched his own range of Champagnes after raising €500,000 through crowdfunding.
There’s a new way for beer-lovers to celebrate in style this season as a limited edition Champagne-style beer comes on the market.
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