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Wednesday 28 September 2016 loc: GB

France

Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger – the next French president?

Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, the ebullient head of historic Champagne house Taittinger, has thrown his hat into the ring for French president.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Adnams boosts own-label with premium tier

Suffolk-based retailer Adnams is upping its focus on its own label wine range, with the addition of a new tier of premium wines this autumn.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Wine retailer inspired by fashion launched

Charlotte Calvet from the Bordeaux-based Calvet wine family has launched an online wine retailer inspired by the fashion world’s use of seasonal collections.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Climens to open doors to visitors

Barsac estate Château Climens will open its doors to visitors by appointment from this September.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Beer saint’s day: Arnulf of Metz

Today is the feast day of Arnulf of Metz, a patron saint of brewers whose beer cup, according to legend, really did run over.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

The Wine Society to shut French ‘booze-cruise’ shop

The Wine Society is to close its Montreuil Wine Shop in France, admitting that the impending Brexit confirmed it was the right decision.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Starck’s ‘metal blade’ Bordeaux winery revealed

A futuristic winery designed by French architect Phillippe Starck to look like a “raw metal blade plunged in the terroir” has opened at Château les Carmes Haut-Brion in Bordeaux.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Grey Goose to open 17th-century mansion to the public

Vodka megabrand Grey Goose are set to open the doors of their lavish 17th country mansion to the public in August.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

The world’s 10 most expensive cities for beer

Charting the world’s 10 most expensive cities to buy a beer.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 1 Comment »

Beaujolais confident despite hail

Serious hail damage and a devastating rainstorm have been a serious setback for Beaujolais this year but will have no bearing on the final quality of the wines.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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