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Wednesday 26 October 2016 loc: GB


Prosecco now wedding toast of choice

Italian sparkler Prosecco has overtaken Champagne as the toast of choice at British weddings, according to the latest figures from Laithwaite’s.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 No Comments »

On this day 1693…invention of Champagne?

This day in 1693 is sometimes pinpointed as the day Dom Pérignon “invented” Champagne.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

Top 10 new products

Taking a turn towards the luxury end of the market, the latest products to hit the shelves in the last month include high-end rosé, a rare Macallan Scotch and a whiskey fronted by a certain Irish punk band.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Wine and spirits back in growth for LVMH

Louis Vuitton Moët-Hennessy’s Q2 results have “far outpaced” analysts’ predictions on the back of strong fashion and drinks sales.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

2000 Clos d’Ambonnay released

The fourth vintage of Krug’s Clos d’Ambonnay, the 2000, has been released with just over 5,000 bottles available.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Nicolas Feuillatte bolsters position

Nicolas Feuillatte increased its shipments by 19% between 2007 to 2014, the biggest growth of any Champagne brand during that period, according to a report by Shanken.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Charles Heidsieck launches 2006 rosé

Charles Heidsieck outlined important finessing of its distribution as the Champagne house unveiled its Rosé Millésime 2006, the first since its 1999 vintage.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Fine wine in focus: 1995 Champagne

The 1995s show impressive returns two decades on but is there actually any left to buy?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Krug partners with The Ritz

Champagne Krug has partnered with The Ritz London to offer guests a tasting flight on the terrace throughout August.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Sales fizz at Matthew Clark

High end Prosecco and English sparkling wine have helped to drive a 40% year-on year uplift in fizz sales at Matthew Clark, one of the UK’s largest on-trade suppliers.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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