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Wednesday 1 October 2014

Champagne

Top 10 biggest Champagne brands

We reveal the world’s biggest Champagne brands according to their global sales over the last year.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 5 Comments »

Champagne seized by Nazis to be auctioned

Two bottles of Champagne seized by the Nazis during World War II then ‘liberated’ by an RAF serviceman are to go under the hammer this month.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 4 Distant success

At number 4 in our top 10 Champagne trends of 2013 is the increasing emphasis on developing distant markets to compensate for falling Champagne sales in Europe.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 5. Perfect fruit

Our next Champagne trend considers the weather, above all the impact of first-rate vintages since the turn of the century, with the latest, 2012, perhaps the best of all.

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 6. Fine wine following

Continuing our countdown of the key, current developments within the Champagne category, at number six we consider the impact of the fine wine merchant.

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 Comments Off

Champagne trends of 2013: 7. Going green

Our latest entry on current trends in Champagne considers the increasing number of producers adopting organic and biodynamic practices.

Friday, May 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 8. Disgorgement

In this latest instalment of the 10 key current developments in Champagne, debate continues over whether bottles should display disgorgement dates.

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Armand de Brignac ‘Dynastie’ sells for £330k

Having launched in Las Vegas this month, the first Armand de Brignac ‘Dynastie’ collection has been sold in Monaco to a British entrepreneur for £330,000.

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 2 Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 9. Reinstating rituals

Among the 10 present developments db has identified in Champagne is the growing promotion of pouring rituals.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 10. Sweet surge

We have picked out the 10 key developments which are shaping the Champagne market at present, starting with the rising demand for sweeter styles.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 No Comments »

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