Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 gained 1.6% in November, the twelfth consecutive month of gains, and Champagne and Italian labels led the way.
Part two features the battles of Dürnstein, Porto, Champagne and Nuits and the destruction of Peru’s wine industry in the War of the Pacific.
M&S has launched a three-day pre-Christmas tasting event in store, which includes many of its new festive drinks.
Veuve Clicquot has become the first Champagne house to team up with UK on-demand delivery service Deliveroo, as it expands its reach into the off-trade.
Maison Mumm has announced a brand new sponsorship deal with international freestyle skiing star Kevin Rolland.
Keen cyclists in the drinks trade – of which there are many – will no doubt be intrigued to learn that Moet-Hennessy is in talks to buy Rapha.
Gold medal-winning Olympic athlete Usain Bolt has been appointed the new ‘CEO’ of Maison Mumm – that’s chief entertainment officer.
Moët & Chandon has launched its personalisation service for a second year at Selfridges, as well as at select on-trade UK accounts for the first time.
US auction house Hart Davis Hart has announced details of a “massive” three-day fine wine sale to be held this December.
Champagne’s second largest commune of Vertus in the Cotes de Blancs is the birthplace of some of the best Blanc de Blancs in the world, believes one producer.
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