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Friday 31 October 2014

Champagne

The week in pictures

Food and beer matching, rare Bollinger and Italian tapestries are just some of the things that have featured in another busy week for the drinks trade.

Friday, July 5th, 2013 No Comments »

A decade in Champagne

the drinks business casts its eye back over the last decade in Champagne with this review of the “noughties”.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Bottle size matters for Champagne

Bottle shape and size has a significant effect on the style and evolution of Champagne according to some of the region’s leading houses.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Bollinger bucks Champagne sales drop

Bollinger has bucked a downward trend in Champagne sales worldwide, with the house achieving a 20% volume growth in the first quarter of this year according to CEO Jérôme Philippon.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 No Comments »

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 »

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