Champagne Bruno Paillard is to bottle its grand cru blanc de blancs in total darkness as part of a shakeup of its packaging.
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.
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.
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.
Fine wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd aimed to introduce more customers to its grower Champagne portfolio with a dedicated tasting last week.
London restaurants are returning to the boom days before the 2008 global financial meltdown, with a number reporting a rise in Champagne sales.
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.
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.
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.
Chicago-based fine wine auctioneer, Hart Davis Hart, saw its latest sale achieve a “remarkable” US$6.2 million.
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