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Thursday 29 September 2016 loc: GB

France

Grey Goose to open 17th-century mansion to the public

Vodka megabrand Grey Goose are set to open the doors of their lavish 17th country mansion to the public in August.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

The world’s 10 most expensive cities for beer

Charting the world’s 10 most expensive cities to buy a beer.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Beaujolais confident despite hail

Serious hail damage and a devastating rainstorm have been a serious setback for Beaujolais this year but will have no bearing on the final quality of the wines.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Gamay still battling Beaujolais Nouveau hangover

Consumers too often dismiss Gamay as a light and fruity, low tannin wine despite it being capable of producing complex “Pinot Noir-like” wines with the capacity to age, says one leading Beaujolais winemaker.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Piper-Heidsieck to ‘evolve’ under new deputy chef de cave

Séverine Frerson-Gomez, the newly promoted role of deputy chef de cave at Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck, is set to “evolve” the Champagne house’s style for the future.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A meeting with opera legend Plácido Domingo, the conclusion of db’s Bourgogne Wines on Tour series and a trip up the Shard – it’s been another busy week.

Friday, June 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Irish fans praised for boosting French bar trade at Euro 2016

Irish football fans are the toast of France right now, and their infectious mood in the pubs and clubs of Paris has won them favour.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

EM Lyon edges Oxford in blind tasting ‘thriller’

French business school EM Lyon has beaten Oxford and Edinburgh at the Pol Roger International Inter-University Wine Tasting match.

Friday, June 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Lidl to beef up Prosecco range

Lidl is set to beef up its range of Proseccos and is extending its own label with a new tier of regional wines.

Friday, June 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Alcohol ban ahead of England Euro 2016 match

Authorities in France have decided to limit the sale of alcohol ahead of England and Russia’s next Euro 2016 matches.

Thursday, June 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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