Champagne news

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Dom Pérignon unveils 2010 vintage

10 years after the harvest, Dom Pérignon has released its new 2010 vintage Champagne.

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Champagne Bollinger unveils new blanc de noirs, Bollinger PN VZ15

The Champagne house's new cuvée is made entirely from Pinot Noir, the 'pillar' of Bollinger's style.

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Champagne Ayala rolls out celebratory limited-edition cuvée

The Bollinger-owned Champagne producer has released a new limited-edition cuvée in celebration of its 160th anniversary.

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Gosset Champagne to release Brut 12 Ans de Cave a Minima

Champagne producer Gosset has revealed plans to launch a 12-year-aged non-vintage cuvée.

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Champagne Krug unveils Grande Cuvée 168ème Édition

Krug's latest Grande Cuvée will be launched on the UK market 14 May.

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The challenge of working with Pinot Noir in champagne

Pinot Noir in Champagne is a misunderstood grape variety, says Richard Woodard.

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Ruinart champagne announces new eco-friendly packaging

The new packaging uses no plastic and is entirely recyclable.

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Opinion: Scene change in Champagne

Climate change is having a real effect on champagne production. How can we safeguard the future of the world’s favourite sparkling wine, asks Richard Woodard?

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

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Champagne Krug unveils Grande Cuvée 168ème Édition

Krug's latest Grande Cuvée will be launched on the UK market 14 May.

News |  Wine

The challenge of working with Pinot Noir in champagne

Pinot Noir in Champagne is a misunderstood grape variety, says Richard Woodard.

News |  Wine

Ruinart champagne announces new eco-friendly packaging

The new packaging uses no plastic and is entirely recyclable.

News |  Wine

Opinion: Scene change in Champagne

Climate change is having a real effect on champagne production. How can we safeguard the future of the world’s favourite sparkling wine, asks Richard Woodard?

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Winter Cocktail Challenge: Balthazar

Using Giffard rhubarb liqueur Alice Wakley of Balthazar created the French Crumble for our winter cocktail challenge.

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Gosset Matchmakers 2019

Champagne Gosset’s Matchmakers 2019 competition saw some of the UK’s best young chefs and sommeliers compete for the prize. But whose food and wine match took the top spot in 2019?

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Four of our favourite new sparkling wines

From no-abv fizz to tank-method sparklers, we’ve lined up some of the best releases that made our taste buds tingle over the past few months.

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Champagne and port: Is vintage dead?

Changes in climate, viticulture and advances in winemaking are transforming champagne and port production. So why not make vintages every year? Richard Woodard takes a closer look

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Winter Cocktail Challenge: Balthazar

Using Giffard rhubarb liqueur Alice Wakley of Balthazar created the French Crumble for our winter cocktail challenge.

Promotion

Gosset Matchmakers 2019

Champagne Gosset’s Matchmakers 2019 competition saw some of the UK’s best young chefs and sommeliers compete for the prize. But whose food and wine match took the top spot in 2019?

News |  Wine

Four of our favourite new sparkling wines

From no-abv fizz to tank-method sparklers, we’ve lined up some of the best releases that made our taste buds tingle over the past few months.

News |  Wine

Champagne and port: Is vintage dead?

Changes in climate, viticulture and advances in winemaking are transforming champagne and port production. So why not make vintages every year? Richard Woodard takes a closer look