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Gosset introduces limited-edition Grand Blanc de Meunier

Champagne Gosset has created a 100% Pinot Meunier champagne, aged for 10 years before release.Only 5,000 bottles of Gosset Grand Blanc de Meunier have

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Nicolas Feuillatte teams up with Castelnau for UK on-trade

Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte has signed a distribution deal with Castelnau Wine Agencies to provide its wines to the UK on-trade.With annual sales of

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Moët Hennessy: 'Promising Champagne harvest will be ruined by one more hot week' 

Champagne is set to have an iconic vintage with the harvest promised to be over by September.

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'It could be iconic' - quality high as Champagne faces early vintage

Champagne is facing its fourth August harvest in the past 15 years as the recent heatwave continues – but 2018 could turn out to be an ‘iconic’ vintag

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Henriot replaces Enchanteleurs with new Cuvée Hemera

Champagne Henriot has unveiled a new, fruit-forward and floral prestige expression to replace Cuvée des Enchanteleurs: Cuvée Hemera.Launching with the

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Gosset launches 2018 Matchmakers competition with Cordon Bleu workshop

Gosset, the oldest wine house in Champagne, has launched its third Matchmakers competition with a workshop at Le Cordon Bleu London.The competition br

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Billecart-Salmon launches a £1000 Bicentenary Cuvée

As a celebration of its 200th anniversary, Champagne Billecart-Salmon has launched a prestige Bicentenary Cuvée.

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Taittinger releases Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs 2007 vintage

Up until last week, Taittinger had only released 35 vintages since its first cuvée in 1952.

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.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

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Henriot replaces Enchanteleurs with new Cuvée Hemera

Champagne Henriot has unveiled a new, fruit-forward and floral prestige expression to replace Cuvée des Enchanteleurs: Cuvée Hemera.Launching with the

News |  Wine

Gosset launches 2018 Matchmakers competition with Cordon Bleu workshop

Gosset, the oldest wine house in Champagne, has launched its third Matchmakers competition with a workshop at Le Cordon Bleu London.The competition br

News |  Wine

Billecart-Salmon launches a £1000 Bicentenary Cuvée

As a celebration of its 200th anniversary, Champagne Billecart-Salmon has launched a prestige Bicentenary Cuvée.

News |  Wine

Taittinger releases Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs 2007 vintage

Up until last week, Taittinger had only released 35 vintages since its first cuvée in 1952.

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Champagne Thiénot releases its first Blanc de Blancs NV

Reims-based champagne house Thiénot has launched its first-ever NV Blanc de Blancs.

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Meunier riding high in Castelnau's new prestige cuvée

Champagne Castelnau has launched its second ‘Hors Catégorie’ prestige cuvee.The £100 bottle’s full title is Champagne Castelnau Hors Catégorie CCF 206

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Bollinger's RD 2004 offers 'incomparable freshness for such age'

After 13 years ageing in its cellars in Reims, Bollinger has released its 2004 RD.After the tightly-wound, violin-string acidity of the previous RD, f

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Champagne Louis Roederer releases Cristal Vinothèque 1995

Champagne Louis Roederer has unveiled a rare, limited-edition release of its prestige cuvée Cristal.

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Champagne Thiénot releases its first Blanc de Blancs NV

Reims-based champagne house Thiénot has launched its first-ever NV Blanc de Blancs.

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Meunier riding high in Castelnau's new prestige cuvée

Champagne Castelnau has launched its second ‘Hors Catégorie’ prestige cuvee.The £100 bottle’s full title is Champagne Castelnau Hors Catégorie CCF 206

News |  Wine

Bollinger's RD 2004 offers 'incomparable freshness for such age'

After 13 years ageing in its cellars in Reims, Bollinger has released its 2004 RD.After the tightly-wound, violin-string acidity of the previous RD, f

News |  Wine

Champagne Louis Roederer releases Cristal Vinothèque 1995

Champagne Louis Roederer has unveiled a rare, limited-edition release of its prestige cuvée Cristal.