Hong Kong sommeliers have voiced their opinion that an increasingly sophisticated Champagne drinking market in Hong Kong has opened the door for grower Champagnes.
Hong Kong importer and distributor, Imperatrice, showcased its portfolio of grower Champagnes to the trade and consumers at a packed pair of tastings at the Grand Hyatt.
One of Champagne’s most established producers has warned that if the region doesn’t get its act together it could soon fall behind Prosecco.
The run up to the 2014 vintage in France has been nothing if not erratic but, as the harvest kicks off in earnest, it may turn out alright.
Sparkling wine was the only alcoholic drinks category to enjoy double-digit growth in the UK in the last 12 months according to a report released today.
Party classics like Champagne are forecast to play second fiddle to spirits this Christmas – most especially gin, according to UK market research.
French actor Gerard Depardieu has admitted he drinks up to 14 bottles of wine a day, often starts drinking before 10am and once killed two lions.
A British brewing company has launched what it describes as a “Champagne-style” sparkling beer.
Champagne Perrier-Jouët has released its 2005 vintage cuvée Belle Epoque Rosé in a limited-edition bottle designed by Brazilian visual artist Vik Muniz.
Champagne house Dom Pérignon has collaborated with Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen on a bespoke label for the 2004 vintage.
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