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Monday 25 May 2015

CIVC

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 »

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 »

Champagne not doing enough to promote itself

Champagne must do more to promote its unique characteristics as competition from other sparkling wines intensifies, believes Bollinger’s UK importer.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

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