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Friday 19 December 2014

Champagne

Champagne Masters 2014: The medalists

This year’s competition not only revealed the very best luxury Champagnes, but top-end offerings from categories that previously didn’t fare well.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Global thirst for sparkling wine insatiable

Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Piper sacrifices 04 Rare to boost reserves

Piper Heidsieck will not produce a 2004 vintage of prestige cuvée Rare after its cellar master chose to replenish the house’s reserve wine stocks instead.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Jay-Z buys Armand de Brignac Champagne

Rapper Jay-Z has acquired Armand de Brignac Champagne from Sovereign Brands after making the company an offer it “simply couldn’t refuse”.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 6 Comments »

Brewery teases Champagne in ‘apology’ video

A UK brewery has issued a grovelling albeit tongue-in-cheek apology to the Champagne Bureau after releasing a “Champagne-style” sparkling beer.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Cult Cabs dominate Wally’s sale

California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Liv-ex 100 up for a third month

The Liv-ex 100 index saw positive growth for a third consecutive month in October, while the Liv-ex 50 ran flat.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Week in pictures: HK and Singapore

Champagne, rare Port, wines from lagoons and classic Japanese racing cars – from the sublime to the extraordinary in Asia.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Dubai duty free Champagnes

What better way to finish our focus on international duty free sales than with the top-selling Champagnes at Dubai International Airport.

Friday, October 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Krug’s CEO on living with luxury

For CEO Maggie Henriquez, fully communicating the heritage of Krug proved pivotal in changing the fortunes of the brand, writes Richard Woodard.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

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