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Monday 22 September 2014

Champagne

Obituary: Henri Krug

Henri Krug, former head of his family’s famous Champagne house, has died aged 76.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 1 Comment »

ONS: Rum replaces Champagne in shopping baskets

The Office of National Statistics’ latest “shopping basket” has seen white rum replace Champagne in the list of what consumers typically buy.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 Champagne hangouts

Specialist bars and the resurgence of the Champagne cocktail are helping the region fight back against increasing competition from sparkling wine, particularly Prosecco.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Laithwaite’s yields grapes for top English sparklers

The combined forces of families Laithwaite and Roberts are source of England’s best sparkling wines according to a tasting last week.

Friday, March 8th, 2013 No Comments »

The top 10 wines in the UK press

Olly Smith recommends a Mother’s Day food and wine pairing, which he dubs “the eighth wonder of the world” while David Williams reveals his favourite wines for spring.

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne project promotes cooperation

Growers and brand owners have united to increase the quality and value of Champagne through a project dubbed 2030.

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne: bleak future for weak brands

The future’s bleak for weak Champagne brands believes Stanislas Thiénot, managing director of Groupe Thiénot’s Champagne division.

Monday, March 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne co-op buys its UK distributor

CVRC Champagne de Castelnau has bought its UK distributor Patriarche Wine Agencies in a deal signed on Tuesday.

Friday, March 1st, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From snake wine and sex on the beach to the Oxford vs Cambridge blind tasting via Kylie Minogue, it’s been an eventful week in the drinks trade.

Friday, March 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

Editor facing jail over Champagne story

Moroccan magazine editor is charged after running a story alleging that a government minister spent public money on a Champagne dinner.

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 No Comments »

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