After a recent surge, Champagne’s price appreciation has shuddered to a halt in 2014 although it may just be a temporary blip.
Champagne producers who harvest grapes according to sugar levels alone are in danger of picking grapes that are under- or overripe.
Dom Pérignon is to increase stock of its recently rebranded late-release series, which its cellar master hailed as “breaking new ground” in terms of what an older vintage Champagne can be.
The science behind Champagne ageing might be lost on the consumer but producers are striving to strike the right balance.
The majority of consumers have no understanding of the Champagne maturation process, according to Dom Pérignon winemaker Vincent Chaperon.
Cava producer Torelló is to follow Champagne house Dom Pérignon’s lead with the release of a library series from exceptional vintages.
Dom Pérignon has changed the name of its late-release, recently-disgorged Champagne with the unveiling of the 1998 vintage.
We round up a dozen chef de caves in the making who are helping to make their houses sparkle with their passion, energy and technical nous.
LVMH’s organic revenue rose by 6% in the first quarter compared to last year, despite sales of its wine and spirits dropping by 3%.
Dom Pérignon and Lafite dominated Hart Davis Hart’s latest Chicago sale which saw another 100% sell-through rate with sales totalling $5.1 million.
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