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Friday 4 September 2015

Cristal

In focus: 2002 Champagne

The 2002 Champagnes are beneficiaries of the diversification of the fine wine market away from Bordeaux. Although this has brought about changes in pricing behaviour they can still be trusted to deliver solid returns.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 1 Comment »

In focus: 1995 Champagne

The 1995s show impressive returns two decades on but is there actually any left to buy?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Cristal launches ‘underrated’ vintage

Champagne Louis Roederer has released its Cristal prestige cuvée from the “underrated” 2007 vintage.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 No Comments »

£11.5k of wine stolen from London resto

Con men pretending to work for wealthy Arab clients have stolen £11,500 of Champagne and fine wine from Michelin-starred restaurant Pied à Terre.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 3 Comments »

Roederer breaks new ground with Brut Nature

Louis Roederer launched Champagne’s inaugural non-malolactic, zero dosage vintage fizz in London last night – the brand’s first new product in 40 years.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne losing its fizz in fine wine market

After a recent surge, Champagne’s price appreciation has shuddered to a halt in 2014 although it may just be a temporary blip.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

A question of time in a bottle

The science behind Champagne ageing might be lost on the consumer but producers are striving to strike the right balance.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne Louis Roederer gets new look

Louis Roederer has introduced new labels and gift boxes designed to strengthen the visual connection between the brand’s standard range and its prestige cuvée, Cristal.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne ups emphasis on the specialist

Champagne houses appear to be putting more emphasis on specialist releases and top end cuvées to shine a positive light on the rest of their ranges.

Thursday, March 6th, 2014 1 Comment »

Ukrainian ex-leader shows expensive taste

A glimpse into the lavish palace of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has revealed his taste for prestige cuvée Champagne, luxury Cognac and Jack Daniel’s.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

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