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Saturday 29 November 2014

Champagne

Miami Heat runs up US$100k Champagne bill

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.

Monday, June 24th, 2013 1 Comment »

Mumm releases ‘shy’ 2006 vintage

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.”

Friday, June 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Bollinger switches to Jeroboams for R.D.

Champagne Bollinger has opted to only release the 2000 vintage of its prestige cuvée R.D. in Jeroboam.

Thursday, June 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Dosage ‘more than just a sweetener’

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.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

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”.

Monday, June 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Gouez: Still room for rosé to grow

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.

Monday, June 17th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

Parties in Hyde Park, Champagne launches, beer commercials and charity walks through Burgundy have all featured in the drinks industry over the last week.

Friday, June 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Moët overcomes 2012 challenges

Moët & Chandon will be producing a 2012 vintage but not a 2011 or 2010 said chef de cave Benoît Gouez.

Friday, June 14th, 2013 No Comments »

Bollinger names new chef de cave

Champagne Bollinger has confirmed the appointment of Gilles Descôtes as its new chef de cave following the departure of Mathieu Kauffmann.

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 1. Favouring the fittest

Champagne brands with widespread consumer awareness, a reputation for quality and truly global distribution are expanding in sales and turnover despite the difficult market.

Sunday, June 9th, 2013 No Comments »

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