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Tuesday 25 October 2016 loc: GB


Top new products: September

This month’s latest releases include a Champagne from The Who legend Roger Daltrey, the next instalment of David Beckham’s partnership with Diageo’s Haig Club and Louis Roederer’s 2009 Cristal.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Sauternes abounds at Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s first London fine wine sale of the winter season includes rare Sauternes and Champagne among the more usual cornucopia of claret and Burgundy.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

MCC warns members over flying Champagne corks

Marylebone Cricket Club officials are urging members to cease popping Champagne corks from the stands at Lord’s Cricket Ground over fears that they pose a hazard to the fielders on the pitch.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Sparkling Masters 2016: the results

No longer just a tipple for ladies who lunch, sparkling has become a ‘lifestyle’ wine for consumers around the world, and as our Masters competition showed, the quality is rising from Champagne to English sparkling and beyond.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

What fine wines are merchants looking at?

First growth claret remains the most searched for group of wines by merchants in the UK, France, Hong Kong, China and Belgium Liv-ex has said.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Proust Q&A: Séverine Frerson

Piper-Heidsieck’s Séverine Frerson-Gomez reveals her fictional hero, greatest regret, and most marked characteristics in the Proust Q&A.

Friday, August 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Glasgow ‘the capital of Prosecco sales’, Aldi claims

Glasgow is the ‘capital’ of Prosecco, discounter Aldi has claimed, after it published a map showing hot-spots for different wines across the UK.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Brits toast Olympics with 15m more pints

Sales of wine, beer and cider were given a welcome boost in August with the effects of a heatwave and Olympic celebrations helping to balance an otherwise “torrid year” for retailers.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 No Comments »

14 of the world’s best sparkling wines

Sparkling wine is on fire at the moment, so we’ve rounded up the 14 top performers at our inaugural Global Sparkling Wine Masters competition for you to seek out.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Veuve Clicquot boat trip in pictures

Veuve Clicquot recently took to Hong Kong’s high seas for a fun, frothy and frivolous nautical trip complete with lashings of bubbles, Brut and boating banter.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

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