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  • Usain Bolt – New Champagne Mumm CEO

    Maison Mumm have announced the special appointment of Usain Bolt, one of the world’s most daring and decorated athletes, as its newest CEO. After months of speculation regarding his next move after his victories in Rio, Mr. Bolt gave a special statement that he will take on one of the biggest challenges of his career […]

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  • L’Eden by Perrier-Jouët Brings the Wonder of Nature to DesignMiami 2016

    From 29 November to 1 December, L’Eden by Perrier-Jouët is bringing a sense of wonder to Miami with a brand new immersive experience. A unique celebration of nature and design, L’Eden by Perrier-Jouët transports guests into a lavish world of sensory delight, tinged with wild beauty. It has transformed the historic surroundings of the Faena […]

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  • Move over Prosecco, Pignoletto’s in Town!

    Pignoletto is a little known sparkling wine from Italy. Waitrose have only stocked Pignoletto since October and its been so popular that its Cleto Chiarli Brut has already sold out. Don’t worry though the supermarket is buying more in time for Christmas. Pignoletto is  grown in the hills of Bologna in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. It delivers […]

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  • Aldi Limited Edition Team GB Champagne

    Aldi has launched a limited edition bottle of Champagne to celebrate Team GB’s success at the Rio Olympics. The Champagne is Veuve Monsigny Brut and comes in a uniquely designed bottle featuring the Union Jack flag. A bestseller and highly acclaimed award-winner from the small, consistently excellent Champagne house Philizot & Fils. This blend of Chardonnay, Pinot […]

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  • Launched in Taiwan, made in Champagne – Celebrity’s and Co

    A new label for Taiwan in Celebritys & Co by founder Christophe Kuo supplying grower Champagne ‘Abel Jobart’. You may need to brush up slightly on your Chinese Mandarin, but their website offers the local public from this tiny island some 180 km off from mainland China the chance to explore, indulge and enjoy Champagne […]

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  • Furleigh Estate launches Blanc de Noirs & New Classic Cuvées

    Furleigh Estate in Dorset, has just released three new sparkling wines to add to its expanding portfolio –a Blanc de Noirs 2014, along with new Classic Cuveė 2013 and Classic Cuveė 2014. With a track record of international awards behind him, Furleigh’s winemaker Ian Edwards is keen to keep consumers on their toes when it […]

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  • Bottomless Prosecco in Nottingham

    Enjoy bottomless Prosecco with brunch in Nottingham. Oaks, Bromley Place Enjoy a bottomless brunch on a Saturday with avocado on sourdough toast, sirloin steak or crab burger. Copper Cafe Enjoy a relaxing Sunday brunch with bottomless prosecco, bellinis or mimosas. Belgo Enjoy bottomless Prosecco with mussels and frites. Red Dog Saloon Enjoy bottomless Prosecco with eggs and […]

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  • Sparkling Wine for Thanksgiving

    This Thursday, 24th November 24th is Thanksgiving Day, which traditionally kicks off the ‘holiday season’ in the United States. On December 26, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a joint resolution of Congress changing the national Thanksgiving Day from the last Thursday in November to the fourth Thursday. Eating turkey is actually more associated with […]

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  • Where will you be Buying your Christmas Wine and Bubbly?

    Simple you’ll say, I’ll just get it as part of the weekly shop before Christmas, but if we look in to this deeper then we have many options for buying wine these days from Amazon to a stroll around Borough Market in London and this choice of options is increasing. What we have today in […]

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  • English Sparkling Wine from Sussex given Protected Status

    Sparkling wines from Sussex have been granted protected regional status by DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs). It means that producers in the county must meet stringent quality guidelines in order to display the name of the county on their wines. In 2015, 37 new wine producers and vineyards opened in England, while vineyard […]

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  • British-Owned Champagne Piaff the Toast of New York Champagne Week

    Now’s the time to invest in the Champagne House making waves across the pond A new Champagne House – Champagne PIAFF – was the toast of last week’s New York Champagne Week, proudly standing alongside other major houses, representing the best that Champagne has to offer. On the back of its successful introduction to Champagne […]

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Champagne Latest

  • Champagne BILLECART-SALMON Carafe Gift Sets for Christmas

    Champagne BILLECART-SALMON are offering two carafe gift sets ideal for Christmas. The Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru and Extra Brut Magnum carafe gift sets. Not only does it make a great gift for any Champagne lover, but it’s also a perfect party accessory as, not only is everything more impressive when served from a magnum, […]

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  • L’Eden by Perrier-Jouët Brings the Wonder of Nature to DesignMiami 2016

    From 29 November to 1 December, L’Eden by Perrier-Jouët is bringing a sense of wonder to Miami with a brand new immersive experience. A unique celebration of nature and design, L’Eden by Perrier-Jouët transports guests into a lavish world of sensory delight, tinged with wild beauty. It has transformed the historic surroundings of the Faena […]

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  • Usain Bolt – New Champagne Mumm CEO

    Maison Mumm have announced the special appointment of Usain Bolt, one of the world’s most daring and decorated athletes, as its newest CEO. After months of speculation regarding his next move after his victories in Rio, Mr. Bolt gave a special statement that he will take on one of the biggest challenges of his career […]

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  • Launched in Taiwan, made in Champagne – Celebrity’s and Co

    A new label for Taiwan in Celebritys & Co by founder Christophe Kuo supplying grower Champagne ‘Abel Jobart’. You may need to brush up slightly on your Chinese Mandarin, but their website offers the local public from this tiny island some 180 km off from mainland China the chance to explore, indulge and enjoy Champagne […]

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  • Where will you be Buying your Christmas Wine and Bubbly?

    Simple you’ll say, I’ll just get it as part of the weekly shop before Christmas, but if we look in to this deeper then we have many options for buying wine these days from Amazon to a stroll around Borough Market in London and this choice of options is increasing. What we have today in […]

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  • Moët & Chandon Personalised Bottles

    Moët & Chandon is ensuring Christmas 2016 is truly memorable with the launch of its personalisation service – available in Selfridges and for the first time, in select On-Trade accounts around the UK. Following the success of 2015, Moët has once again partnered with Selfridges and installed exclusive personalisation stations at their London, Birmingham and […]

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  • British-Owned Champagne Piaff the Toast of New York Champagne Week

    Now’s the time to invest in the Champagne House making waves across the pond A new Champagne House – Champagne PIAFF – was the toast of last week’s New York Champagne Week, proudly standing alongside other major houses, representing the best that Champagne has to offer. On the back of its successful introduction to Champagne […]

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  • Champagne AR Lenoble Christmas Packaging

    Champagne AR Lenoble and their agent Flint Wines have made special holiday gift packaging available to UK retailers for this Christmas. Featuring an attractive design with an abstract bottle motif also suggestive of a Christmas tree, and with the AR Lenoble name emblazoned on the sides, these special edition festive gift boxes will really make […]

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  • Champagne Lanson Gift Box for the Festive Season

    Champagne Lanson has released its latest gift box in time for the festive season. Available in all major retail outlets, the design is intended to look like a present which has been wrapped with ribbon, the gift box is the perfect box solution. Featuring the ‘Lanson Cross’ at the heart of the design to highlight […]

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  • Champagne Charles Heidsieck Releasing Limited Edition Jeroboam

    For the first time in its 165-year history, Champagne Charles Heidsieck is releasing a Jeroboam of its much-celebrated flagship wine, the Brut Reserve NV. This gargantuan format, containing the equivalent of four standard bottles, epitomizes the maverick spirit of the house’s founder, better known as ‘Champagne Charlie’ thanks to his exploits travelling the world in […]

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Prosecco Latest

  • Casanova – Prosecco Made with Passion

    Giacomo Girolamo Casanova was an 18th century adventurer and writer. Born 2nd April 1725, in Venice, Italy, he lived for 73 years. Casanova entered the university of Padua at just twelve years old, graduating at seventeen, with a degree in law. Casanova had numerous encounters with females during his life. He also reportedly became a […]

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  • Cazcabel Blanco Tequila and Prosecco Cocktail

    A cocktail in time for the festive times ahead with Cazcabel Blanco Tequila and Scavi and Ray Prosecco: 30ml Cazcabel Blanco Tequila 30ml Aperol 20ml Grapefruit Juice Topped up with Scavi and Ray Prosseco

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  • Interview with Lorenzo Palla on Using Only Indigenous Yeasts

    Lorenzo Palla, the visionary producer of Asolo Prosecco DOCG, talks about his idea of using only indigenous yeasts, and how he came to this decision. How did you get the idea of using indigenous yeasts? “The project, aimed at improving perception of our wine, took off over 5 years ago when, supported by a cutting-edge […]

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  • There’s More to Prosecco Than Just a Cheap Bubbly!

    Prosecco is a very important drink to Italians, maybe even more so than espresso. Prosecco is after all the main ingredient in the Aperol Spritz and the Bellini, both widely enjoyed as an apéritif. Prosecco is light and refreshing and can be enjoyed throughout meals and is suitable for any occasion or celebration. We’ve all […]

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  • Private noSO: the original perception of Prosecco Superiore

    Private noSO is a unique and rare Prosecco Superiore DOCG is perfect as a gift for the year’s most anticipated toast. The result of more than ten years of research, Private noSO Prosecco Superiore, created without added sulphites. NoSO is one of the original expressions of the Glera grape variety, which, together with Relio, Garnei […]

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Chefs Corner

  • Sparkling Wine for Thanksgiving

    This Thursday, 24th November 24th is Thanksgiving Day, which traditionally kicks off the ‘holiday season’ in the United States. On December 26, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a joint resolution of Congress changing the national Thanksgiving Day from the last Thursday in November to the fourth Thursday. Eating turkey is actually more associated with […]

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  • Enjoy Amedei Chocolate with your Bubbly this Christmas

    Premium chocolatiers Amedei Tuscany have unveiled their Christmas gift sets for 2016.  From September, consumers will be able to order their Christmas Boxes for both corporate and private gifts.  The boxes feature textured ivory paper with embossed gold decorations, evoking the image of rays of sun shining on the thick snow of a white Christmas.  […]

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  • Champagne Flavoured Crisps

    Fortnum and Mason have started selling luxury crisps. Made with home-grown produce from the family farm in Cambridgeshire and hand-cooked in small batches, the Savoursmiths snacks come in different flavours including Champagne and truffle. Champers & Serrano Chilli: ‘The crisp bubble of Champagne is accented with a touch of sea salt and a warming kick […]

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  • Sweet & Savoury Treats to Enjoy with Champagne

    Food company Caprera, who sell high-quality products from independent producers, have given us their top picks for pairing with Champagne. On the savoury side, CNWC Crackers Halen Môn Sea Salt Crackers offer a classic, non-invasive taste, ensuring that the taste of the Champagne is not compromised.  Featuring a satisfying crunch and sea salt from Anglesey, they […]

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  • Traditional British Roast Dinner with English Bubbly

    I was one, and I am sure of many, that would have chosen a red wine to accompany one of my favourite meals, the traditional British Sunday Roast. I would have added to the already heavy dinner with a deep heavy red wine assuming that this was the most perfect match and over the years I […]

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  • Nibbles at the Bar with your Champagne

    I’m quite sure that for many of us a glass of bubbly in our hand, what is seen as the king of wines, is the most important thing to be concentrating on and if nibbles are on the menu then it’s simply whatever is fine as you concentrate on the bubbles in your glass. Bar […]

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  • Rosé English Sparkling Wine Jellies

    Now having little neat tricks up your sleeve to surprise your dinner guests must always in some way involve bubbly. Everyone (of course not doing the driving) will have a face lightened when you offer them a glass of bubbly on arrival, now what about adding to that will some jelly sparkling wine surprises to […]

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  • Enjoy Sturia Caviar with a Glass of Bubbly

    If you’ve ever fancied adding an extra layer of specialness to drinking a glass of bubbly, caviar could be just the thing.  Although caviar has long been associated with refinement and luxury, it is only over the past couple of decades that companies have started breeding sturgeons specifically for caviar production and Sturgeon, who produce […]

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  • Chaource with Champagne Veuve Monsigny

    Chaource is a soft cheese made from cow’s milk in the village of Chaoruce, France. It has a soft-ripened, creamy texture. It is a young, Brie-like cheese with an edible rind. It has a mild taste, with a slight mushroom aroma and chalky texture. A beautifully complementary pairing, the Champagne Veuve Monsigny Brut lifts the […]

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  • A.R Lenoble Honey from Champagne

    AR Lenoble reserves certain plots of the 10 hectares it owns in the Grand Cru village of Chouilly on the Côte des Blancs to plant trees and flowers. Beehives were installed in 2014 and for the third year in a row, the estate has produced a limited amount of honey. Antoine Malassagne installed two additional beehives in […]

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