Watch: Krug Champagne set to music
Watch loop artist Michael Sebastian set Champagne Krug to music at The Gibson Guitar Studio in London this week.
Buried Champagne from 1890s opened in Epernay
The first 120 year-old bottles of Pol Roger Champagne were opened in Epernay yesterday, having spent more than a century buried in sodden chalk after a cellar collapse in 1900.
Virgin launches shake for Champagne app delivery service for cruises
Cruise line Virgin Voyages has launched an on-demand Champagne delivery service which allows users to request a bottle of fizz by shaking their phone.
Bollinger marks 40-year James Bond partnership with £4,500 magnum
Champagne Bollinger is celebrating its 40th year in partnership with James Bond with the launch of two wines: a £4,500 Moonraker magnum and Eric Berthes-designed gift box and a No Time To Die-inspired bottle.
WLC drinks: Bubbledogs
WLC’s resident bon vivant, Lucy Shaw, heads to Bubbledogs in Fitzrovia for a truffle-laden hotdog, Comté-drenched tater tots and a sublime blanc de noirs Champagne.
Restaurant with Champagne-vomiting unicorn to open in London
A restaurant and bar with its own ‘Champagne-puking unicorn’ is to open on the King’s Road in London inspired by “the uncertain travel environment in the lead up to Brexit”.
Neneh Cherry collaborates with Krug
Champagne house Krug has collaborated with Swedish singer-songwriter Neneh Cherry for the fourth edition of its ‘Encounters’ concept, which will take place in September.
WLC Drinks: Coupette
WLC’s resident sybarite, Lucy Shaw, heads to French-inspired bar Coupette in Bethnal Green for a Champagne-laced Piña Colada and a nostalgic strawberry cocktail with a lickable white chocolate rim.
Eurostar launches ‘press for Champagne’ button
Diner deluxe Bob Bob Ricard pioneered the ‘press for Champagne’ concept and now the Eurostar is following suit with a button of its own to mark its 25th birthday.
Piper-Heidsieck creates bespoke Champagne for Wright Brothers
Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck has created a bespoke cuvée for seafood restaurant group Wright Brothers specifically designed to pair with oysters.
Where to dine in Champagne
Following news that the region of Champagne is promoting itself as a major tourist destination, we round up the best places to eat in the appellation – according to those who live and work in it.