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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Champagne

Prosecco out-marketing Champagne

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.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

France 2014: the unpredictable vintage

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.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Sparkling wine buoys UK drinks market

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.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Gin set to top Christmas wishlist

Party classics like Champagne are forecast to play second fiddle to spirits this Christmas – most especially gin, according to UK market research.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Depardieu: ‘I drink 14 bottles of wine a day’

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.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 4 Comments »

Brewery launches ‘Champagne beer’

A British brewing company has launched what it describes as a “Champagne-style” sparkling beer.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Perrier-Jouët releases limited 2005 rosé

Champagne Perrier-Jouët has released its 2005 vintage cuvée Belle Epoque Rosé in a limited-edition bottle designed by Brazilian visual artist Vik Muniz.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Dutch designer creates latest DP label

Champagne house Dom Pérignon has collaborated with Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen on a bespoke label for the 2004 vintage.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Etc. opens Happy Valley store

The Wine Etc franchise of wine shops is expanding its operations to Happy Valley in Hong Kong this weekend.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and moon cake pairings

From tawny Port to demi-sec Champagne via Sauternes and Pacherenc du Vic Bilh, the Wine Etc. team suggests the best fine wines to pair with moon cakes this mid-autumn festival.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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