Champagne makers blame Brexit for lower 2016 sales

Champagne makers blame Brexit for lower 2016 sales Champagne has seen its global growth trajectory dented after fewer people popped corks in the UK following the country’s EU referendum, show preliminary figures. –         Global Champagne sales estimated at 306 million bottles in 2016, versus 312m in 2015 –         Value of orders hits 4.5bn euros, down on 2015…

Updated: Tasting notes decoded

Updated: Tasting notes decoded   How to understand tasting notes: Are you puzzled by terms like dosage and flavours like leafy? Dosage After a traditional-method sparkling wine is disgorged, the liqueur d’expédition is added to create the final dosage. This addition of sugary liquid is used to balance the high acidity levels. With the correct…

November Fine Wine Price Update

November Fine Wine Price Update Data on the fine wine market according to the London Vintners exchange AND our monthly valuations showed another increase in the fine wine market in November versus Octobers prices. This month showed exceptional gains, with performance in many first growth Bordeaux Vintages. Bordeaux maintains the lions share of the market…