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Saturday 28 March 2015

Champagne

Gordon Ramsay stopped by Qatar customs over Champagne

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has been stopped by customs officials at Doha airport after attempting to bring a bottle of Dom Pérignon into the Muslim state of Qatar.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

New merchant eyes fine wine resurgence

A new wine merchant, backed by a group of high profile investors, has started trading as its founder suggests that the fine wine marketplace is about to pick up.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Festive sales of Prosecco soar at Co-Op

Sales of the Co-Op’s own brand Prosecco rocketed by 875% over the Christmas period, according to its latest trading statement.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From wine worms and Tequila tasting to barrels of art and catwalks, the drinks industry kicked off the new year with a bang.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and Warfare part 12: Vineyards under attack

Wine and Warfare looks at the resilience of France’s vineyards from the Hundred Years War, through the campaigns of Napoleon to the ravages of WW2.

Friday, January 10th, 2014 No Comments »

£15m restaurant with 100 vintages of Yquem to open in London

Russian restaurateur Leonid Shutov is to open a £15m site in central London boasting a vintage Champagne bar and 100 vintages of Yquem.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine and Warfare part 11: Beer and madness

The German beer ration and how alcohol stopped Ludendorff’s spring offensive towards the end of WW1.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Taittinger appoints new UK director

Champagne house Taittinger has announced the appointment of its new UK director.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Cristal tops December rises as index falls

Cristal was the best performing fine wine on the Liv-ex 100 in December, as the Fine Wine 100 index fell for the third consecutive year.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Top blanc de blancs Champagnes

We pick out the sparkling wines which won either gold or master awards in the drinks business Global Chardonnay Masters 2013

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

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