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Thursday 27 November 2014

Champagne

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Jane MacQuitty recommends a sparkler with “a magnificent, crisp, taut palate”, while Olly Smith picks out a “fab summer sipping” white wine.

Monday, August 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Second hail storm ravages Bordeaux

A second hail storm has cut a swath through Bordeaux, destroying virtually the entire crop of around 100 producers.

Monday, August 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne cuts yield for 2013

The Champagne Bureau (CIVC) has reacted to falling shipments by lowering the maximum permitted yield for the 2013 harvest to 10,000kg per hectare.

Monday, August 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Hail destroys 300 hectares in Champagne

The hailstorms that ripped through France last weekend destroyed 300 hectares of vines in the Champagne region, it has been confirmed.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Pernod urges premium festive focus

The annual Christmas uplift for the wine and spirits sector is set to rely heavily on the “premium” end of the market this year, according to Pernod Ricard UK.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Dom Pérignon launches 2003 rosé with Koons collaboration

Dom Pérignon has launched its 2003 vintage rosé, which the Champagne house will release in a limited edition gift box designed in collaboration with American artist Jeff Koons.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne to rival Armand de Brignac launched

A British entrepreneur has created a Champagne brand aimed at the hip hop community to rival rapper Jay-Z’s favourite fizz, Armand de Brignac.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

Gagan Sharma recommends a “clean and easy drinking” white wine, while Wai Xin picks out a “vibrant and youthful” Chardonnay.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Storms wreak havoc in Bordeaux, Champagne and Cognac

Gale force winds, heavy rain and hail stones the size of prunes have wreaked havoc across vineyards in Bordeaux, Champagne and Cognac.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Queen treats staff to free Champagne

Queen Elizabeth II threw a party for her staff to celebrate the birth of Prince George and treated everyone to free Champagne.

Monday, July 29th, 2013 No Comments »

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