It has been a bumper week in the drinks trade featuring whisky, Champagne and cocktails as well as supermodels, singers and some very energetic dancing.
Christie’s is to increase the number of its online only wine auctions in a drive to attract a younger audience of bidders.
Krug 1996 and Armand Rousseau’s 2009 Chambertin Clos de Bèze topped the Liv-ex charts in November as the Fine Wine 100 dropped over 2%.
Champagne Krug and celebrated chef Pierre Koffmann are to launch a pop-up “Kreperie” in London’s Covent Garden this December.
June saw a distinct lack of direction on the fine wine indices according to Liv-ex but a two year retrospective of leading Bordeaux estates shows how strong the Right Bank is.
Film director Guy Ritchie has called time on his career as a landlord by selling his Mayfair pub, The Punch Bowl, to Cirrus Inns.
Henri Krug, former head of his family’s famous Champagne house, has died aged 76.
Specialist bars and the resurgence of the Champagne cocktail are helping the region fight back against increasing competition from sparkling wine, particularly Prosecco.
From Sir Mick Jagger to Kim Kardashian and from Jay-Z to Leonardo DiCaprio, find out the favourite Champagne of these and other celebrities.
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