How Louis XIV’s doctors tried to use wine to cure the ailing monarch before his death, 300 years ago on this day in 1715.
The 2015 harvest in Champagne is set to begin with the fruit in “perfect” health and yields of 10,000 kg per hectare reported.
For the first time in 800 years, Ratafia de Champagne is to be given official status as a product of the region.
The owner of Bordeaux’s Château Angelus, Hubert de Boüard, has lent his support to a campaign by capsule brand Pure Tin as it looks to expand across France and the US.
We count down the richest French châteaux owners in the world, according to French business paper Challenge’s Fortune 500.
A shipment of French wine, cider and honey has made landfall in Cornwall in what is now a regular “ale run” between France and the UK.
An amendment to loosen France’s alcohol advertising laws has been rejected by the country’s highest lawmaking body.
ABK6 Cognac from Domaines Francis Abécassis, a single estate Cognac aimed at a “new generation” of Cognac drinkers, has joined McKinley Vintners’ UK portfolio.
A July heatwave across much of northern Europe has led several winemakers to draw comparisons with the notoriously hot 2003 vintage.
The recently renamed Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has reported a 4.5% sales increase for the first half of 2015 after implementing a new strategic plan.
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