Champagne

The week in pictures

In the aftermath of a Lanson-soaked Wimbledon, this week included a trip on Bombay Sapphire's gin train, the opening of the first magnum of Digby's vintage rosé 2009 and culminated in cocktails at Dirty Bones' new site in Soho.

Fake fine wine trader jailed after £100k scam

Lasse Hartmann has been sentenced to four years in prison for masterminding a £100,000 scam in which he pretended to be a multi-millionaire businessman trading in fine wine and Champagne. 

White gold: Chardonnay in Champagne

While the grape is a relative latecomer to the area, Champagnes made entirely from Chardonnay are becoming increasingly popular. Lucy Shaw discovers why.

China’s Best Sommelier Competition of French Wine winner announced

Wang Fengyuan, sommelier from Bund 27, House of Roosevelt - an upscale restaurant in Shanghai - was crowned the winner of the 2017 China’s Best Sommelier Competition of French Wine competition this week.

db’s second pressings

July 20th, 2017

Pol Roger in Pictures

July 17th, 2017

The week in pictures

July 7th, 2017

The week in pictures

June 30th, 2017

Vinexpo 2017 in pictures

June 26th, 2017

The week in pictures

June 23rd, 2017

Uncorked: Benoit Bigot

June 23rd, 2017

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