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Tour d’Argent to auction rare 18th century spirits

Iconic Paris restaurant Tour d’Argent is to sell 60 rare spirits and over 3,000 pieces of tableware and glassware at auction in May in preparation for a refit.

Friday, March 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Veuve targets millennials in first digital ad campaign

Veuve Clicquot has launched its first digital ad campaign targeting millennials, drawing inspiration for three short films from its formidable former owner, Madame Clicquot.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Tour de France appeases winemakers

The organisers of the Tour de France have reached a sponsorship agreement with French winemakers who threatened to block parts of the route in protest.

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Pol Roger launches 2008 Brut rosé

Pol Roger has released a 2008 vintage rosé Champagne – a style only produced in the very best years.

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese wine investor buys seventh estate

Hong Kong businessman Peter Kwok has bought his seventh château in Bordeaux – this time in partnership with French and Belgian investors.

Monday, March 7th, 2016 No Comments »

North launches online French wine retailer

Tim North, who headed up the UK arm of French importer Les Grands Chais de France for 17 years, has launched his own online wine retail business.

Friday, March 4th, 2016 4 Comments »

Yves Saint Laurent wine to be auctioned

A fantastic array of rare Champagne and claret belonging to Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, Pierre Bergé, is to be auctioned in Paris next week.

Friday, March 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Jose Cuervo changes French distributor

Bardinet, the drinks importer owned by La Martiniquaise group, has taken over the distribution of Tequila Jose Cuervo in France.

Friday, March 4th, 2016 No Comments »

France’s oldest wine estate goes on sale

The 1,000 year-old Château de Goulaine in the Loire Valley, reputed to be France’s and one of Europe’s oldest wine producing estates, has been put up for sale.

Friday, March 4th, 2016 1 Comment »

Winemakers champion aged Beaujolais

Two winemakers from Moulin-á-Vent are shining a light on aged Beaujolais, a wine typically consumed young, believing that its potential has been overlooked.

Monday, February 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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