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Tuesday 21 April 2015

Champagne

Mon dieu! Are those bubbles I see before me?

A sparkling surprise is in store for visitors to the ancient underground caves of St Emilion.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

It has been a bumper week in the drinks trade featuring whisky, Champagne and cocktails as well as supermodels, singers and some very energetic dancing.

Friday, December 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Armand de Brignac to release largest-ever bottle of rosé Champagne

Armand de Brignac has confirmed that it is set to release a 30-litre Midas bottle of its rosé Champagne, the largest bottle of rosé Champagne ever produced.

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

Jon Bonné recommends a pink that is “as soulful as rosé gets” while Rebecca Murphy suggests “that we make a place at our table for an exciting new wine”.

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 1 Comment »

Krug and Rousseau best November performers

Krug 1996 and Armand Rousseau’s 2009 Chambertin Clos de Bèze topped the Liv-ex charts in November as the Fine Wine 100 dropped over 2%.

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in Asian media

This week’s wine picks in Asia include a “sumptuously flavoured and deeply layered Chardonnay,” a “deliciously crisp and elegant” sparkler and a “very seductive” red.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Victoria Moore wrote of her recommendation, “Champagnes this good don’t come along often”, while Matthew Jukes picked out a, “jaw-droppingly moreish wine”.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Pol Roger to add disgorgement dates

Pol Roger is due to join a growing number of Champagne houses by adding disgorgement information for its wines.

Friday, November 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne duo show off progress

Champagne houses Pol Roger and Charles Heidsieck highlighted a series of important vinification changes as they held an historic tasting in tandem with the Institute of Masters of Wine.

Friday, November 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne deals push prices below cost

Such is the depth of discounting on Champagne in the run up to Christmas, Nicolas Feuillatte’s Julie Campos believes certain producers must be selling below cost.

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 3 Comments »

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