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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…
Champagne producers have warned that a price war between two major French supermarket groups, Carrefour and Leclerc, risks damaging the region's image.
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 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…
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…
Last weekend's severe hailstorms caused such extensive damage that several parts of the Champagne region lost up to half the potential 2013 crop, according to an official report issued yesterday.
The Pressoirs de France group, supplier of cheap Champagne to major UK supermarkets, has been saved by an investment from Switzerland-based French businessman Michel Reybier.
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, former head of Champagne Krug, has died of cancer aged 76.
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.
After weeks of speculation that it was in financial difficulties, the Pressoirs de France group - supplier of cheap Champagne to major UK supermarkets - has gone into receivership having…
Franco-American relations have been dealt a blow by the way a Californian Champagne has been listed on the menu for President Obama's second term inaugural lunch later this month.
Three former managers of the Esterlin Champagne co-operative have been given eight-month suspended prison sentences and €2,000 fines for selling fake vintage Champagne.
Champagne shipments will fall by around 3% in 2012 back to the level of 2005 and 2006.
In an unprecedented move Moët and Chandon has announced it will be paying 4% more for its grapes this year compared with last.
Herve Augustin has resigned from his post as president of Champagne Ayala and will leave the company at the end of September.
Champagne has had the worst growing season for several decades and the prospects for the 2012 harvest look increasingly bleak.
Louis Roederer has increased its vineyard ownership to 230 hectares following the purchase of Champagne Leclerc Briant.
One of the worst hailstorms in recorded Champagne history has hit the southern Côte des Bar region, destroying this year's grape crop.
Up to a third of some Champagne vineyards have been affected by heavy frosts earlier this month.
Champagne exports last year reached their second highest volume in five years – with sales close to the peak of 2007.
Champagne is expected to go up in price in the New Year as grape prices increase in the region.
Champagne Krug is a launching a new ID code for its top non-vintage blend bearing the disgorgement date and other information.
August holidays have been cancelled in Champagne in anticipation of a very early harvest, possibly the earliest on record – especially if the warm weather of March to the end…
Champagne offers in Sainsbury's until January 2011
Bernard de Nonancourt, founding president of the Laurent-Perrier group, has died aged 90.
Stanislas Henriot has resigned as president of the family’s Champagne business after over a decade in charge.
Jobs cuts announced at Piper & Charles Heidsieck, and reorganisation at LVMH have caused disquiet in Champagne.
Worldwide Champagne shipments fell by nearly 10% in 2009, according to new figures.