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Tuesday 30 September 2014

Champagne

Champagne maker on trial for looting

A Champagne producer has been put on trial after looting hundreds of historic French sites for artefacts to indulge his passion for archaeology.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

LVMH profits hit by China slump

Destocking in China continued to impact Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in the second half of 2014, which has posted a 15% drop in profits in its wine and spirits portfolio.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s first Champagne ice lolly launches

While Bolly lollies sound like something made up by Edina and Patsy of Absolutely Fabulous to see them through the summer, the world’s first Champagne ice lolly has gone on sale in the UK.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Champagne brands

As the battle for Champagne supremacy continues, we round up the region’s top 10 leading brands by volume.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 2 Comments »

Moët unveils new bar at Royal Albert Hall

Moët & Chandon has opened its new Champagne bar at the Royal Albert Hall.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

UK Prosecco sales go bananas

Prosecco sales in the UK are continuing to surge ahead of Champagne with year on year sales up nearly 70% at both Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Krug: We’re not about consistency

Olivier Krug has admitted that LVMH-owned Champagne house Krug is not striving for consistency in style.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 2 Comments »

Champagne yield reflects confidence boost

The Champagne Bureau (CIVC) has agreed a small rise in this year’s maximum permitted yield to reflect a modest increase in shipments during the first part of 2014.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s most powerful Champagne and sparkling wine brands

In the fourth of our Power Brand round ups, our attention turns to the world of Champagne and sparkling wines.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Scammers target Armand de Brignac

Rapper Jay-Z’s favourite Champagne, Armand de Brignac, is being frequently targeted by credit card fraudsters in the US due to its desirability.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

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