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Wednesday 30 July 2014

Champagne

‘Legal issue’ delays disgorgement date labelling

Veuve Clicquot is planning to provide consumers with information on its base blends, dosages and disgorgement dates for all its Champagnes via a QR code, that is, if it can overcome the legalities.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Magnums best format for Champagne

Consumers looking for the best expression of Champagne should buy the fizz in large formats, especially magnums, according to Veuve Clicquot senior winemaker Cyril Brun.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne report 2014: Seizing the initiative

Champagne faces genuine pressure from rising costs, the popularity of sparkling wines and sur latte trading but Project 2030 aims to rectify the situation.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Piper-Heidsieck releases Cannes Champagne

Piper-Heidsieck has released a limited edition Champagne to mark the 67th Cannes Film Festival featuring a black tie ice jacket.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux drags Liv-ex 100 down further

For a record thirteenth straight month the Liv-ex 100 index has fallen, with Bordeaux the chief casualty.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Salon to release zero dosage Champagne

Champagne Salon is to release a zero dosage expression of its 2002 vintage for customers of London’s Sketch restaurant only.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

12 winemakers to watch in Champagne

We round up a dozen chef de caves in the making who are helping to make their houses sparkle with their passion, energy and technical nous.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

Italian sparkling exports to UK jump 40%

Exports of Italian sparkling wine to the UK leapt by 40.2% in 2013, strengthening its status as the UK’s fizz of choice.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

UK Champagne shipments drop 5.1%

UK Champagne shipments slipped by 5.1% in volume and 3.8% in value last year as the economy continued its recovery.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Skinny Champagne to launch rosé

Just days after db announced the launch of “Skinny Rosé” by Finest Fizz, we bring you news that the original Skinny Champagne is to add a pink variant.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 1 Comment »

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