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Sunday 28 August 2016 loc: US


US ranked as world’s top Champagne market

The US has grown to become the world’s number one Champagne market by value, with per-case value up 20% to over €300 last year.

Thursday, June 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne: A vintage year

The proliferation of vintage releases is one of the biggest recent trends in Champagne but what’s behind it?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 new products of the month

Top 10 new products from June features the most expensive Champagne ever from Lanson and the world’s first sparkling wine made from dried grapes.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne de Castelnau to drop the ‘de’

Champagne de Castelnau is to repackage its entire range and drop the ‘de’ from its name as it marks 100 years since the brand was created in 1916.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Piper-Heidsieck to ‘evolve’ under new deputy chef de cave

Séverine Frerson-Gomez, the newly promoted role of deputy chef de cave at Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck, is set to “evolve” the Champagne house’s style for the future.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Kim Jong-un spends thousands on imported champagne and vodka

North Korean despot Kim Jong-un is reportedly spending thousands on imported food and drink while his people starve.

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Dom Pérignon P2 fizzes at Sotheby’s retail

Hong Kong’s fine wine auction house, Sotheby’s has just announced it has taken on stock of Don Pérignon’s P2 1996

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Gosset names new cellar master

Champagne Gosset has named Odilon de Varine as its new cellar-master.

Monday, June 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Restaurant launches bottomless gin brunch

A restaurant in Dublin has launched a new bottomless gin brunch incentive to establish itself as a major player in the drinks trade.

Friday, June 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Proust Q&A: Dominique Demarville

Dominique Demarville, the 10th cellar master of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin speaks to dbHK about his weakness for Burgundy and how he would like to be better at cooking.

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 No Comments »

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