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.
the drinks business casts its eye back over the last decade in Champagne with this review of the “noughties”.
Bottle shape and size has a significant effect on the style and evolution of Champagne according to some of the region’s leading houses.
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.
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.”
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