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Champagne Bruno Paillard bottles in the dark

Champagne Bruno Paillard is to bottle its grand cru blanc de blancs in total darkness as part of a shakeup of its packaging.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Rare Champagne dominates late June auctions

Sotheby’s and Hart Davis Hart will be offering rare collections of top Champagne alongside a cornucopia of other fine wine at their sales in late June.

Monday, June 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Plundered Nazi Champagne discovered

A collection of Champagne and Cognac plundered from occupied France by the Nazis and which survived looting by the Soviets has been unearthed in Saxony.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine Wine index flat in May

The Liv-ex Fine Wine 100 index ran flat in May with Bordeaux first growths accounting for the majority of wines that went up – and down over the course of the month.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

BBR in grower Champagne push

Fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd aimed to introduce more customers to its grower Champagne portfolio with a dedicated tasting last week.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne popping again in London restos

London restaurants are returning to the boom days before the 2008 global financial meltdown, with a number reporting a rise in Champagne sales.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Mark Ronson pops first digital Champagne bottle

Grammy-award winning producer Mark Ronson popped the world’s first “digitally connected” Champagne Mumm magnum at a lavish party ahead of the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix last week.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Christie’s to offer ex-cellar Guigal in HK

Auction house Christie’s is to offer an ex-cellar consignment of Guigal, another from Laroche and the cellar of a private collector in Hong Kong this month.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco beats Champagne for UK growth

Sales of Prosecco continued to grow in the UK on- and off-trade in 2014, but not at the expense of Champagne, according to the fourth annual Lanson category report.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

HDH hails ‘remarkable’ results

Chicago-based fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, saw its latest sale achieve a “remarkable” US$6.2 million.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

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