Some mornings it can be painful to wake up, open your wallet and remember that you spent far more than you intended to during your night out, but here are some people who went crazy with their cash.
LVMH’s alcoholic drinks division has reported a 7% organic revenue growth in the first quarter of this year, more than the group’s increases for fashion, cosmetics and watches over the same period.
Duty on wines has forced price rises, people are buying less wine on promotion, minimum pricing looms large and on-trade customers are willing to spend more for quality.
The Champagne Bureau is calling on the UK’s top sommeliers, wine educators and wine experts to submit their names for the ninth edition of the Champagne Ambassadors’ Awards.
Thiénot is attempting to increase sales of its Bordeaux and Champagne brands in the UK market with a new subsidiary.
From allegory to advertising, artists have frequently depicted the pleasures and pitfalls of drink in their work.
Easter cocktails, deep-fried Mars bars, a Texan whisky maker and a rare Möet rosé have all featured in a busy week in the drinks industry.
Perrier-Jouët has collaborated with Dutch designer Tord Boontje on a “flute tree” aimed at high-end UK restaurants and bars, and prestige retail accounts.
Lanson International’s second annual Champagne Category Report highlights strong consumer demand for more information about how individual brands taste.
Champagne house Jacques Selosse was burgled last week with thieves making off with thousands of bottles.
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