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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Champagne

Government spend on Champagne soars

The UK government bought nearly four times as much Champagne last year compared to 2012, documents have revealed.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 3 Comments »

Moët previews ‘ample’ 2006 vintage

Moët & Chandon cellar master Benoît Gouez unveiled the house’s 2006 vintage in London yesterday, after deciding to skip a vintage style from 2005.

Friday, January 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Veuve Clicquot denies lawsuit over label

Veuve Clicquot has clarified its position after reports emerged claiming it had launched legal action against an Italian sparkling wine producer in a dispute over the colour of its labels.

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Nyetimber to give disgorgement dates

Nyetimber has become the first sparkling wine producer to release its bottling, riddling and disgorgement dates.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Hattingley Valley launch first vintage rosé

English sparkling wine producers Hattingley Valley has released its first vintage rosé.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Veuve Clicquot to sue winery over labels

Champagne giant Veuve Clicquot is suing an Italian sparkling wine producer in a dispute over the colour of its labels, according to reports in the Italian media.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014 13 Comments »

Liv-ex launches Fine Wine 1000 index

Liv-ex has launched a new fine wine index covering more wine regions to reflect the changing shape of what is now a US$4 billion market.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne shipments fall by 5m bottles

Figures just released by the CIVC show that global Champagne shipments have fallen for the second consecutive year.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux still top regional wine at auction

Bordeaux was still the top wine by volume for Sotheby’s in 2013 despite the Burgundy surge headed by Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Gordon Ramsay stopped by Qatar customs over Champagne

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has been stopped by customs officials at Doha airport after attempting to bring a bottle of Dom Pérignon into the Muslim state of Qatar.

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 No Comments »

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