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Sunday 11 December 2016 loc: GB


Nova Scotia sparkling v Champagne: the results

At a recent London tasting, Nova Scotia sparkling wine producer Benjamin Bridge invited press and trade to try a selection of its wines in a blind tasting with several Grande Marque Champagnes.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Rare Bollinger sparkles at NY sale

Several rare lots of Champagne Bollinger, including a bottle of the 1914, were the main feature of Sotheby’s auction in New York at the weekend.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Screaming Eagle and DP to lead Bonhams sales

Napa super star Screaming Eagle will be the centre of attention at Bonhams’ next auction in San Francisco, while rare Dom Pérignon will be up for sale in London.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Piper-Heidsieck launches a rosé prestige cuvée

Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck launched the rosé expression of its popular prestige cuvée Rare in London last night – debuting with the tricky 2007 vintage.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Camus: 2016 was ‘a nightmare’ vintage in Champagne

Piper-Heidsieck’s chef de cave, Regis Camus, has admitted that the 2016 harvest was “a nightmare” in Champagne with “an explosion of mildew” he’d never witnessed before.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

French harvest among smallest in 30 years

A perfect storm of hail, mildew and spring frosts have ravaged vineyards in France resulting in one of the smallest harvests in the country for the last 30 years.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 new products: November

Royal Tokaji’s 2008 Essencia, a luxurious Penfolds decanter, plant-based pistachio liqueur and two bottlings from Chivas Bros’ Longmorn distillery make up this month’s new releases.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Castelnau appoints new export manager

Champagne de Castelnau has appointed a new export manager as it works toward its aim of reaching one million bottles in annual shipments by 2020.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne Joseph Perrier repositions with new bottle

Champagne Joseph Perrier has started releasing its wines in a new exclusive bottle to augment the image of the brand.

Monday, November 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Bollinger renews partnership with England Rugby

The Rugby Football Union has renewed its partnership with Champagne Bollinger, which will continue as the official Champagne of England Rugby for another four years.

Friday, November 4th, 2016 No Comments »

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