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Friday 25 July 2014

Mumm

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 1 Comment »

Pernod prepares for Champagne rebound

A slowdown in Champagne sales in Europe hasn’t dampened Pernod Ricard’s belief in the potential for profitable growth for Mumm and Perrier-Jouët.

Friday, March 21st, 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 »

Storms wreak havoc in Bordeaux, Champagne and Cognac

Gale force winds, heavy rain and hail stones the size of prunes have wreaked havoc across vineyards in Bordeaux, Champagne and Cognac.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 No Comments »

Mumm releases ‘shy’ 2006 vintage

Champagne G.H. Mumm released its 2006 vintage in London last night, with chef de cave Didier Mariotti admitting that the wine needed a little “coaxing out.”

Friday, June 21st, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne trends of 2013: 9. Reinstating rituals

Among the 10 present developments db has identified in Champagne is the growing promotion of pouring rituals.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 No Comments »

San Francisco Giants launch Napa fizz

Major League Baseball team the San Francisco Giants have launched a duo of sparkling wines in collaboration with California estate Mumm Napa.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne Masters reflect value in vintage

The results from the Champagne Masters 2012 prove the quality in the vintage category and the impressive level of complexity on offer among brut NVs.

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 1 Comment »

Gruelling but kind harvest in Champagne

Reports from Mumm and Perrier-Jouët have described a difficult year in Champagne but one that has left both houses hopeful of good quality.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 No Comments »

New winemaker for M&S

Jeneve Williams has been appointed winemaker at UK retailer Marks & Spencer.

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 No Comments »

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