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Thursday 27 October 2016 loc: GB


Deutz reveals record sales

Champagne Deutz has seen its sales figures hit record heights in 2015, the house has announced.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Brut Premier best proof of Roederer expertise

Taking Roederer’s blockbuster releases as read, the brand’s core Brut Premier is worthy of more attention. We consider why.

Friday, January 8th, 2016 1 Comment »

Fine wine predictions for 2016

We run through a few predictions for the fine wine market in 2016, from more Champagne releases to the rise of California and Piedmont.

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 2 Comments »

Ukraine orders name change of Soviet ‘Champagne’

The introduction of a decommunisation law in Ukraine has forced a sparkling wine producer known for its “Soviet Champagne” to change its name.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne poised for a record year

Sales of Champagne reached a record high last year, driven by strong demand from export markets, favourable exchange rates and steady sales in France.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Relaxed planting laws spells ‘death’ of AOC system

A new EU law that came into force on 1 January relaxing the rules on planting vines in Europe spells “the death of the AOC system” according to one producer.

Monday, January 4th, 2016 2 Comments »

Signs of stability for fine wine

The downward trajectory of the fine wine market looks to be bottoming out after an increasingly stable 2015.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Cava ‘bigger in France than Champagne is in Spain’

Cava consumption in France is greater than Champagne consumption in Spain, according to the chairman of the Cava Regulatory Board (CRDO).

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Brits lap up sparkling wine as sales boom

Sparkling wine has experienced a 41% growth in on-trade sales in the last 12 weeks, more than any other alcohol category.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Taittinger to plant vineyards in UK

Champagne Taittinger is establishing vineyards in the UK, becoming the first Champagne house to invest directly in an English sparkling wine operation.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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