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Saturday 25 October 2014

Champagne

Russians still stuck on sweet fizz

Russian consumers have yet to embrace brut sparkling wine despite the efforts of one of the country’s top fizz producers to lure drinkers away from demi-doux.

Friday, May 24th, 2013 No Comments »

DP ’04 off to a flying start

Wine merchant Bordeaux Index has reported sales of over £1 million in three hours for the new 2004 Dom Pérignon.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Drinking less but better polarising market

UK consumers are drinking less, but buying better quality wines and spirits according to Nielsen’s Helen Stares.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Oak use in Champagne: Just cask

While there is no consensus on the use of oak in Champagne production, there are occassions when it can have a beneficial effect

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Consolidation on the horizon for English sparkling wine

The English sparkling wine industry will not be able to sustain its current level of growth, with one key producer predicting that consolidation is on the horizon.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

The top 10 wines in the UK press

Victoria Moore picks out a wine that she says is “really superb stuff” while Jane MacQuitty recommends a “mouthwateringly racy, minerally, top-drawer Aussie”.

Monday, May 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Armand de Brignac launches $500k ‘Dynastie’

Keen to carve a niche as the leader in large format bottles, Champagne brand Armand de Brignac has released a “Dynastie” collection priced at $500k.

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Porn stars & their favourite drinks

From Ron Jeremy’s love of rum to Jenna Jameson’s obsession with Irish whiskey, we reveal porn stars’ favourite drinks.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Beyoncé racks up 17k bar bill in London

Beyoncé blew £17,000 on booze at the Andaz Hotel in Liverpool Street last Sunday to celebrate finishing the London leg of her tour.

Friday, May 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne chaos for footballing firefighters

Champagne celebrations left a football team of firefighters red-faced after their bubbly spraying set off the fire alarms.

Friday, May 10th, 2013 No Comments »

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