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.
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.
Ruinart has launched a limited edition gift box made from recycled wood and will introduce its own glassware range in January next year.
A day return journey from the UK to Champagne is feasible, enjoyable and affordable
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.
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.”
Champagne Bollinger has opted to only release the 2000 vintage of its prestige cuvée R.D. in Jeroboam.
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.
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”.
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.
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