Posts Tagged ‘London’

The Official #Champagne Experience Day – London

I attended the Europe largest Champagne tasting event on Wednesday 29th March, which has been rebranded as “The Official #Champagne Experience Day”.    “Invite Only”, it was held at Central Saint Martins, King’s Cross, London. It was very-well laid out with over 70 Champagne brands participating.  New for 2017, the Champagne Bureau UK set up free-pour…

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THE COMITÉ CHAMPAGNE’S LONDON TASTING GETS NEW NAME AND NEW VENUE

Françoise Peretti, Director of the UK Champagne Bureau has confirm that the Annual Champagne Tasting has now been rebranded as “The Official #Champagne Experience Day.”  The event is officially planned for March 29 and will be held at the art and design college Central Saint Martins in King’s Cross. The venue has good natural light with…

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MOËT LAUNCHES ONE-HOUR CHAMPAGNE DELIVERY IN LONDON UK

Moët & Chandon has launched its one-hour delivery service of its “on the rocks” Ice Imperial Champagne in London only – sorry guys and gals! Londoners can now have a chilled bottle of Moët Ice Impérial or Moët Ice Impérial Rosé delivered to their doorstep within the hour accompanied by two glasses filled with ice.…

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COMITÉ CHAMPAGNE CANCELS LONDON TASTING

The Comité Champagne announced this past week that it won’t be holding its Annual Champagne Tasting in London 2017 after over 20 years staging the event. Françoise Peretti, who heads up the Champagne Bureau in London, wrote, “The Comité Champagne has been reviewing the annual tastings around the world and it was decided to pause…

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KRUG RELEASES 2002 VINTAGE IN LONDON, UK

Champagne house Krug launched its 2002 vintage in London, UK this week, with cellar master Eric Lebel dubbing it “a purebred stallion” that needed to be reined in due to its “assertive” and “muscular” nature. Lebel revealed that the wines produced in 2002 had a clear identity from the outset. “From the very first tastings,…

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Global Champagne exports rise 3.4%

Champagne exports across the globe have increased by 3.4% in value while the number of bottles exported fell by four million in 2012, according to the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC). The UK topped the list with Champagne exports increasing by 0.5% in value despite volumes dropped by 6.1% to 32.4 million bottles.…

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UK Remains Champagne’s #1 Market

Champagne exports across the globe has increased by 3.4% in value while the number of bottles exported fell by four million in 2012, according to the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC). UK remains Champagne’s number one market, for the 17th year in a row. Amounting to 32.4m bottles; the UK is 6.1% down…

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Hedonism Wines….In a class of its own

Liz Palmer, Tatiana Fokina, Michelle Cartwright, & Ryan Ebner Hedonism Wines has launched – this new concept in fine wine retailing is located in Mayfair where fashion and luxury meet at 3-7 Davies St. London. CEO Tatiana Fokina gave me a personal tour of the store detailing each area, she said: “We are aiming to…

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VEUVE CLICQUOT BUSINESS WOMAN AWARD (UK) 2012 SHORTLIST IS ANNOUNCED

Veuve Clicquot has announced this week it’s shortlist for “Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award” at the WIE (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise) Power Breakfast at The London Stock Exchange, and the three finalists are: • Anya Hindmarch: Founder, Anya Hindmarch • Helena Morrissey: CEO, Newton Investment Management • Ruth Rogers: Chef & Owner, The River Café…

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World’s 50 Best Bars 2011 Announced

PDT, New York The 2011 World’s 50 Best Bars list has been published, in partnership with sponsor Stolichnaya. This year, New York speakeasy PDT (“Please Don’t Tell”) took the top spot, with London hotel bars The Connaught and the Artesian in second and third place. Back to New York for number 4 with Death &…

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The Capital Restaurant London Celebrates its 40th Birthday

The Capital Restaurant, which this year celebrates its 40th birthday, will be hosting a very special evening on Thursday, September 29th in conjunction with Champagne Bollinger. Like Bollinger, The Capital has enjoyed a long and proud heritage of family-run, independent ownership. The evening will feature a five-course dinner, prepared by head chef Jérôme Ponchelle, with…

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London International Wine Fair 2011 – Attendance and Feedback

The London International Wine Fair closed on Thursday, May 19th with both exhibitors and visitors reporting a very successful event. The three-day show by Brintex was praised yet again, as was the quality of the visitors attending the event. The Timetable was full and varied filled with interesting briefings, seminars, tastings and master classes, which…

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Pontoon: Floating Champagne Bar Opens In London

As London’s al fresco venues jostle for position this summer, one company have created a unique location for the city’s revellers to party outdoors. Situated in St Katherine Docks, a vibrant Marina in the heart of historic London, Pontoon is London’s first ever floating Champagne and seafood bar. Pontoon is the brainchild of pop up…

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London’s May Fair Hotel Launches “150” Champagne Experience

May Fair Hotel has recently launched a new Champagne initiative called “150”, named after the measurement of a magnum of champagne. The 5-star hotel, located in the eponymous May Fair district in London’s West End, has created the service in partnership with Moët Hennessy UK. Under the new offering, guests can enjoy premium magnums of…

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Royal Wedding Champagne Revealed

Amid feverish speculation about which Champagne will be served at the Royal Wedding next week has been revealed through authorities – Pol Roger NV will be served. Apparently a non-vintage Pol Roger has been specifically been requested by The Palace. It will be sipped before the dinner which will be prepared by Anton Mosimann and…

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Searcys Rolls Out Champagne Bar: One New Change

Searcys has recently rolled out its latest Champagne Bar One New Change, which is located in the St Paul’s shopping district. Overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral Bar One New Change can accommodate up to 100 guests and will host an extensive Champagne list including over 30 varieties by the flute and over 100 cuvées by the…

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London: Searcys Second Champagne Bar Opens in One New Change

The upmarket restaurant operator Searcys plans to open their new champagne bar “One New Change” in a few weeks! This is the second launch this year for Searcys Champagne Bar brand, and their spokesperson states they plan on launching five more in 2011, to be found in and around transport hubs and retail outlets. Due…

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