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Thursday 24 April 2014

Champagne

Champagne to benefit from ‘unstoppable’ Prosecco

Prosecco sales may now outstrip Champagne, but the French sparkling wine stands to benefit from its rival’s success if it “positions itself carefully”.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne de Venoge gets C19th château

Champagne’s Lanson-BCC Group has bought one of the largest houses on Epernay’s Avenue de Champagne for its De Venoge brand.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Ex Bollinger ambassador switches sides

Former Bollinger brand ambassador Simon Leschallas has taken up the same role for Champagne Charles Heidsieck in the UK.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Ruinart lays claim to ‘world’s first’ rosé Champagne

Ruinart has uncovered documents which it says prove it was the first to make a Champagne rosé in 1764, marking 250 years this year.

Monday, March 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne expert receives top honour

Swedish Champagne expert Richard Juhlin has been bestowed with France’s highest honour, the Legion d’Honneur.

Monday, March 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Global Prosecco sales overtake Champagne

Global sales of Prosecco have overtaken Champagne, as the insatiable worldwide thirst for the Italian sparkler shows no sign of abating.

Monday, March 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Salon releases 2002, but won’t make a 2012

Like Krug, Salon won’t be making a vintage from the acclaimed 2012 harvest, Salon president Didier Depond confirmed at the launch of the Champagne’s 2002 release last night.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne ups emphasis on the specialist

Champagne houses appear to be putting more emphasis on specialist releases and top end cuvées to shine a positive light on the rest of their ranges.

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 most expensive Champagnes

From Krug to Moët and Boërl & Kroff, here are the world’s top 10 most expensive single bottles of Champagne.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne Pommery to launch single vineyard 2003 vintage

Champagne Pommery plans to launch the 2003 vintage of its single vineyard Les Clos Pompadour later this year, the product’s second release ever.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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