Google+

Bollinger : new 007 champagne

Read More

On the occasion of the release of the latest installment of the cinematic adventures of James Bond, the house Bollinger, exclusive champagne of the British spy, offers a 2009 vintage called Spectre . The bottle is available in a limited edition refrigerated cabinet that maintains the fresh bottle for two hours. “Our limited edition Spectrum is a unique opportunity to discover the unusual expression of vintage 2009 by Bollinger, presented…

UNESCO world heritage: it’s ok for the champagne

Read More

The official announcement fell on Saturday. The landscapes of champagne are officially classified in the UNESCO world heritage. An excellent news for the fame of the region and its wine. It is in Bonn in Germany that the decision was officially announced. The champenoise delegation learnt with an immense enjoyment the choice of the Organization. The mayor of Epernay, Franck Leroy, deputy Philippe Martin or still the president of the…

Champagne Napoléon : The king of the wines celebrates the wordship of the emperor

Read More

The first poster associating Napoleon with the champagne indeed dates the end of the XIXth century. To promote the champagne Prieur, his leaders, Charles and Alphrède, then make realize a large-dimension lithography. This one represents the emperor, the look riveted on a bottle and a cup of the house. With, under the drawing of Napoleon’s bust, this legend: “the water comes to him to the mouth there.” Additional a few…

Piper and Charles Heidsieck : Cécile Bonnefond leaves her functions

Read More

 The direction of the group EPI, owner of Piper-Heidsieck and Charles Heidsieck, announces on thursday evening Cécile Bonnefond’s departure of his president’s post of these two houses. She is replaced by Damien Lafaurie ( 47 years) who was previously at Remy Cointreau. The president of the group EPI did not miss to underline in this communiqué the work made by Cécile Bonnefond at the head of both houses of champagne.

Mumm invents six years of age

Read More

The house Mumm chose to give of time to the wine proposing a limited edition 6 years which thus waited 72 months in cellar. It is an assembly of 73 % of pinot noir for 27 % of Chardonnay. Curvature and greed characterize it. Didier Mariotti, wine maker of the House, chose to extend this time of maturation so that the champagne can reach the desired aromatic pallet, delivering from then…

A new Grand Année 2005 for Bollinger

Read More

The house Bollinger has just presented its quite new vintage: Grande Année Rosé 2005. This champagne is another expression of the Grande Annéer, the prestigious vintage of champagne Bollinger. It is its continuation by the addition, at the time of the assembly, of a red wine resulting from a symbolic plot of land of the house, ” La Côte aux enfants “, situated in A ÿ. This plot of land of Grand…

Three “old” magnum for Mumm

Read More

Didier Mariotti, the wine maker of the house Mumm presents a series limited by magnum of the vintage 1985, 1990 and 1996 He so selected, within the timeless work established by his predecessors, vintage of exception which embody at the same time the durability of the style of the House and its capacity to be renewed. The comments of tasting are the following ones: ” surprising with liveliness, the vintage 1985…

More than 10 million bottles for Nicolas Feuillatte

Read More

In an interview realized on wednesday, march 4th by Bulles & Millésimes, the magazine of wines of champagne, Julie Campos, the new CEO of the wine-producing Center of Champagne communicated figures 2014 of the biggest cooperative of the region. The center sold last year 11 million bottles against 10,4 in 2013 is an increase of a little more than 5 %. The brand Nicolas Feuillatte crossed it the threshold of the…

A new wine-maker for Charles-Heidsieck

Read More

On her blog, http://champagne.blogs.lunion.com , Sophie Claeys – Pergament foretells the appointment of Cyril Brown at the head of the cellars of the house Charles Heidsieck . This winemaker 46 years currently working at Veuve Clicquot alongside Dominique Demarville . It should therefore take over from Thierry Roset suddenly passed away a few months ago . The EPI Group, owner of the house Charles Heidsieck and Piper-Heidsieck, has not yet…

In Hongkong, the house Henri Giraud putting on horses

Read More

If we wish be known of the high society of Hongkong, Hongkong Jockey Club is a major place. It is about one of the most oldest local institutions, the organizer of horse-races. In this very felted world, in the pronounced British accents, it is another company a notch above, the Club of the owners. Since the beginning of 2000s, the house Henri Giraud is partner of this association. ” It…