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Monday 21 April 2014

Krug

12 winemakers to watch in Champagne

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.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

LVMH posts 6% boost despite drinks slip

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%.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Salon releases 2002, but won’t make a 2012

Like Krug, Salon won’t be making a vintage from the acclaimed 2012 harvest, Salon president Didier Depond confirmed at the launch of the Champagne’s 2002 release last night.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 luxury Champagne coolers

From a sterling silver Aston Martin cooler to a 12-magnum fridge designed by Porsche – there are plenty of luxurious coolers out there.

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Downing Street’s £3.2m wine cellar revealed

The wines enjoyed by UK politicians and visiting heads of state have been revealed with the release of tasting notes for No. 10′s wine cellar.

Monday, February 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Rare 1949 Krug Champagne set for auction

A 65-year-old bottle of Krug Champagne, believed to be one of just a dozen bottles left in the world of its 1949 collection, is set to go under the hammer.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

The team at db were busy hosting the Global Pinot Noir Masters, tasting mint juleps and enjoying a rare Venetian white wine made with an ancient grape this week.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Krug producers go head-to-head

Champagne Krug is negotiating with an Austrian producer also called Krug in a trademark tussle but both sides have different stories.

Friday, February 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Krug releases “challenging” 2003 vintage

Champagne house Krug has released its 2003 vintage onto the market, described by Olivier Krug as “a big challenge”.

Monday, February 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

£15m restaurant with 100 vintages of Yquem to open in London

Russian restaurateur Leonid Shutov is to open a £15m site in central London boasting a vintage Champagne bar and 100 vintages of Yquem.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 1 Comment »

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