Olly Smith recommends a Mother’s Day food and wine pairing, which he dubs “the eighth wonder of the world” while David Williams reveals his favourite wines for spring.
Growers and brand owners have united to increase the quality and value of Champagne through a project dubbed 2030.
The future’s bleak for weak Champagne brands believes Stanislas Thiénot, managing director of Groupe Thiénot’s Champagne division.
CVRC Champagne de Castelnau has bought its UK distributor Patriarche Wine Agencies in a deal signed on Tuesday.
From snake wine and sex on the beach to the Oxford vs Cambridge blind tasting via Kylie Minogue, it’s been an eventful week in the drinks trade.
Moroccan magazine editor is charged after running a story alleging that a government minister spent public money on a Champagne dinner.
Sotheby’s New York sale at the weekend saw ex-cellar lots of Yquem, Dom Pérignon and Ornellaia sell out completely.
A “magnificent” collection of Château Haut-Brion and La Mission Haut-Brion will open Sotheby’s next London sale this month.
Turks are increasingly turning away from drinks such as raki to enjoy Champagne according to the latest government figures.
Figures just released for Champagne shipments to the end of 2012 show a global decline of almost 14.2 million bottles, representing a 4.4% drop.
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