Champagne producers who harvest grapes according to sugar levels alone are in danger of picking grapes that are under- or overripe.
Kathrine Larsen has been named the Academy of Food & Wine Service’s Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014.
The science behind Champagne ageing might be lost on the consumer but producers are striving to strike the right balance.
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.
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%.
Moët & Chandon cellar master Benoît Gouez unveiled the house’s 2006 vintage in London yesterday, after deciding to skip a vintage style from 2005.
Nyetimber has become the first sparkling wine producer to release its bottling, riddling and disgorgement dates.
A striking crystal “orgue” features alongside Champagne, Barolo and vodka in this week’s round-up of what’s been going on in the drinks trade.
A collection of Moët & Chandon dating back to 1914 was sold for £147,333 at auction this week.
Next week’s Sotheby’s sale will feature a collection of Moët & Chandon dating back to the First World War and Bordeaux recovered from a 19th century shipwreck.
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