Giles Fallowfield

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Veuve Clicquot Baltic Sea

Veuve Clicquot has buried 300 bottles and 50 magnums of its Champagne in the Baltic Sea in an ageing experiment designed to commemorate the discovery of shipwrecked bottles in the…

Christmas price offers on Champagne in UK supermarkets have started early, and could be even fiercer than usual in 2013, as Tesco's wine category manager says the group has a…

Champagne hail damage July 2013

Champagne is the latest region of France to see its 2013 harvest come under pressure from rot, but there is a mixed picture with picking only just underway in several…

Champagne vineyard

The yield for the 2013 Champagne harvest has been set at 10,000 kilograms per hectare, with an additional 500kg/ha allowed to be released from producers' reserve stocks next February, the…

Jean-Marie Barillère

The UK is not where growth for Champagne will be found in the future, the new president of the Union des Maisons de Champagne, Jean-Marie Barillère, has warned.

Henri Krug

Henri Krug, former head of Champagne Krug, has died of cancer aged 76.

Myriam and Nicolas Dubois

Champagne negociant business Pressoirs de France is almost certain to be broken up and its assets sold off after the company's administrator failed to sell it.


In an unprecedented move Moët and Chandon has announced it will be paying 4% more for its grapes this year compared with last.

Champagne 2011 harvest

One of the worst hailstorms in recorded Champagne history has hit the southern Côte des Bar region, destroying this year's grape crop.

Olivier Krug

Champagne Krug is a launching a new ID code for its top non-vintage blend bearing the disgorgement date and other information.

Bernard de Nonancourt

Bernard de Nonancourt, founding president of the Laurent-Perrier group, has died aged 90.