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Monday 22 September 2014

Louis Roederer

db team shortlisted for Roederer awards

Two members of the drinks business editorial team and several contributors have been shortlisted for the Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Awards 2014.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Veuve Clicquot lowers bubbles into Baltic

Veuve Clicquot has submerged a selection of its Champagnes into the Baltic as part of a 50-year ageing experiment dubbed the Cellar in the Sea.

Thursday, June 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne Louis Roederer gets new look

Louis Roederer has introduced new labels and gift boxes designed to strengthen the visual connection between the brand’s standard range and its prestige cuvée, Cristal.

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Gosset makes changes to soften style

Champagne Gosset has been putting some of its wines through malolactic fermentation to make its brut NV “slightly softer”.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Government spend on Champagne soars

The UK government bought nearly four times as much Champagne last year compared to 2012, documents have revealed.

Monday, January 27th, 2014 3 Comments »

The Proust Q&A: May-Eliane de Lencquesaing

The grande dame of Bordeaux on living through World War Two, making the 1982 vintage at Château Pichon-Lalande and her admiration of the Queen.

Friday, January 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Cristal tops December rises as index falls

Cristal was the best performing fine wine on the Liv-ex 100 in December, as the Fine Wine 100 index fell for the third consecutive year.

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Hail destroys 300 hectares in Champagne

The hailstorms that ripped through France last weekend destroyed 300 hectares of vines in the Champagne region, it has been confirmed.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Bubbling under the surface: Californian sparklers

While a select few producers have attained recognition in their homeland, writes Anne Krebiehl, top Californian sparklers deserve a wider global audience.

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 7. Going green

Our latest entry on current trends in Champagne considers the increasing number of producers adopting organic and biodynamic practices.

Friday, May 31st, 2013 No Comments »

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