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Saturday 25 October 2014

Champagne

Champagne in pictures

Imps in the cellar and heavenly countenances were much in evidence when the drinks business was invited on a recent trip to Champagne by Gosset at the beginning of the month.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Liv-ex indices stay flat but Right Bank rising

June saw a distinct lack of direction on the fine wine indices according to Liv-ex but a two year retrospective of leading Bordeaux estates shows how strong the Right Bank is.

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Ruinart use recycled wood for new package

Ruinart has launched a limited edition gift box made from recycled wood and will introduce its own glassware range in January next year.

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

There and back again: a champagne lover’s tale

A day return journey from the UK to Champagne is feasible, enjoyable and affordable

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Miami Heat runs up US$100k Champagne bill

Players with the US NBA champions, Miami Heat, celebrated their championship win in style, by downing US$100,000 in Champagne at a Miami nightclub.

Monday, June 24th, 2013 1 Comment »

Mumm releases ‘shy’ 2006 vintage

Champagne G.H. Mumm released its 2006 vintage in London last night, with chef de cave Didier Mariotti admitting that the wine needed a little “coaxing out.”

Friday, June 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Bollinger switches to Jeroboams for R.D.

Champagne Bollinger has opted to only release the 2000 vintage of its prestige cuvée R.D. in Jeroboam.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Dosage ‘more than just a sweetener’

Dosage needs to be seen as more than just a sweetener and vital to the stability and longevity of Champagne Moët cellar master Benoît Gouez has argued.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Summer is firmly on the agenda as David Williams and Terry Kirby select their favourites for the season and Matthew Jukes recommends a “brilliant all-purpose, summery wine”.

Monday, June 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Gouez: Still room for rosé to grow

Benoît Gouez, chef de cave at Moët & Chandon, has stated his belief that there is still room to grow the rosé Champagne category – though at a slower rate than before.

Monday, June 17th, 2013 No Comments »

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