Champagne Sees Record Sales as Revenues Rise to €6bn

Global sales of champagne have reached 326 mill. bottles in 2022. According to the Comité Champagne, this represents an increase of 1.6% compared to 2021.

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Champagne: With or Without Herbicide?

The winegrowers' association of Champagne, Association Viticole Champenoise (AVC), have pledged to become CO2-neutral by 2050 and be free of herbicides by 2025 as much as possible. This was announced by the two co-chairs of the Comité Champagne, Maxime Toubart and David Chatillon, at the general assembly on 8 December 2022. 

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Will the LVMH Group Soon Run Out of Luxury Champagne?

LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton is facing problems of availability for its top brands, the Guardian reported, citing a television interview by LVMH CEO Philippe Schaus with Bloomberg Television.

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Champagne 2022: Big and Good

The 2022 harvest in Champagne, which began on 20 August, is over, and grapegrowers and winemakers are looking forward to replenishing the region's empty cellars with plentiful stocks of high quality wine.

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Champagne and Sparkling Wine – Booming US Sales

In 2021, thirsty US wine drinkers popped 69% more Champagne corks than the previous year. Some of that dramatic increase can be attributed to the impact of Covid on 2020, but sales are still growing and, as Sarah Philips McCartan reveals, France’s iconic fizz is not the only beneficiary of this trend.

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Champagne Tops Up

To meet increased market demand, Champagne is stocking up on the maximum yield per hectare for the 2022 harvest.

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Premiere of '100% Champagne' in Munich

Successful first edition of Meininger's new trade fair '100% Champagne': 500 visitors and 54 champagne winemakers were guests at the MTC Center Munich on June 19 and 20, 2022.

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Devil's Advocate 2 - A Taste For Luxury

Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy - LVMH - has just added Joseph Phelps to its wine portfolio. What are the implications for the prices of its wines?

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Bordeaux Expert and Leading Champagne-Growers Launch NFTs

The relationship between NFTs and wine grows steadily closer. Now, it's the turn of an award-winning writer and Champagne growers with a cult following.

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