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Saturday 1 November 2014

Champagne

Churchill drank ‘42,000 bottles’ of fizz

Sir Winston Churchill’s fondness for fizz made headline news this week after it was claimed he drank 42,000 bottles of Champagne during his life.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 3 Comments »

Top 10 wines for TWFA Cannes 2014

In October key buying personnel from the travel retail market will descend on Cannes for the sector’s biggest event of the year.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Chardonnay ‘winner’ in Champagne harvest

As this year’s harvest in Champagne draws to a close, producers are heralding the quality of the Chardonnay grapes.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Champagnes for Golden Week

Explore a new side of Champagne this Golden Week holiday with one (or more) of these grower Champagnes.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 2 Comments »

Young Jeezy drops $55k on Champagne

The hip hop community is known for its extravagant tastes, but rapper Young Jeezy upped the stakes when he bought a single bottle of Moët for $20k.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Hotel launches $1k Champagne gold sundae

Fit for a king, this ice cream sundae infused with Hennessy VSOP Cognac, gold leaf and served in a crystal bowl might be the world’s most expensive.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

HK somms see room for grower Champagnes

Hong Kong sommeliers have voiced their opinion that an increasingly sophisticated Champagne drinking market in Hong Kong has opened the door for grower Champagnes.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Imperatrice celebrates grower Champagnes

Hong Kong importer and distributor, Imperatrice, showcased its portfolio of grower Champagnes to the trade and consumers at a packed pair of tastings at the Grand Hyatt.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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