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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Champagne Jayne wins legal battle against CIVC

The wine writer Jayne Powell, known as Champagne Jayne, has won the right to keep her brand name following a court battle with the CIVC.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Champagne needs to ‘create a new occasion’

Champagne needs to “create a new occasion” and better communicate its brand if it is to recruit new consumers to the category, believes the managing director of Nicolas Feuillatte.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 1 Comment »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Australian wine tasting, sampling a Hibiki 21 year old, a Coravin blind tasting and a Montrose dinner. It’s been a busy and extravagant week for the db HK team.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

CIVC launches Champagne app in HK

E-learning programme, Champagne Campus is targeted at an emerging younger drinking generation who are developing a taste for bubbles.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Flooring company loses Champagne battle

The CIVC has won its case against a flooring company that was trying to trademark a range of “caviar and Champagne” products.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Campaign for Champagne Jayne launched

Supporters of “Champagne Jayne” have launched a fundraising campaign to help the wine communicator during her ongoing legal battle with the Champagne bureau.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 6 Comments »

Champagne Jayne court case underway

A case between the CIVC and wine writer and educator Jayne Powell, known as “Champagne Jayne”, has begun in Melbourne Federal Court.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

Brewery teases Champagne in ‘apology’ video

A UK brewery has issued a grovelling albeit tongue-in-cheek apology to the Champagne Bureau after releasing a “Champagne-style” sparkling beer.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne marks 10 years of ambassadors

The great and good of the Champagne community descended on Reims last week to celebrate 10 years of the Champagne Ambassador’s Awards.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Veuve Clicquot investigating tablet hoax

Champagne house Veuve Clicquot is investigating a hoax by a Russian marketing agency about the supposed release of Veuve-branded tablets.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 No Comments »

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