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Thursday 5 March 2015

Champagne

Bollinger cameo in Fifty Shades of Grey

Bollinger’s president Jérôme Philipon has revealed that the Champagne makes a cameo in the hotly anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey film, which hits cinemas today.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Uncorked: Simon Tam, Christie’s

Christie’s head of wine for China, Simon Tam, asks only for Sercial Madeira, old Champagne, his children’s laughter – and world peace.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

UK on-trade sees premium wine boost

Spending on cheaper wine in restaurants has dropped almost 10% in the last year, while high-end sparkling wine sales are soaring.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Moët and Veuve carriages to be auctioned

A pair of 19th century coaches commissioned by Moët & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot are to go head-to-head at a Bonhams auction next month.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine and watches pair up for HK sale

Sotheby’s next Hong Kong sale on 4 April will combine fine wines and top watches consigned by a collector with a “passion” for both.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Cyril Brun to become Heidsieck cellarmaster

Veuve Clicquot’s Cyril Brun is to become the new cellarmaster for Charles Heidsieck, following the sudden death of Thierry Roset in October last year.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Virgin hails sparkling success

The UK thirst for Champagne and Prosecco helped online retailer Virgin Wines to achieve its best Christmas ever, with like-for-like December sales up 20%.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Mumm to sponsor the Kentucky Derby

G.H. Mumm is to become the official Champagne sponsor of America’s most high profile horse race: the Kentucky Derby.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Pol Roger increases horse power

Pol Roger has announced a major new sponsorship as official Champagne partner of the FEI European Eventing Championships 2015 at Blair Castle.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Bollinger refuses ‘crazy promotions’

Bollinger broke a new record in terms of turnover last year, but suffered a slight volume decline because it didn’t participate in “crazy promotions”.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 2 Comments »

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