Dom Pérignon P2 Rosé 1996: Review

Dom Pérignon P2 Rosé 1996: Review Michael Edwards reviews the newly released Dom Pérignon P2 Rosé 1996 along with its older sisters, the 1995 & 1993… Dom Pérignon’s chef de cave Richard Geoffroy was eloquently realistic about Champagne’s place in the world, talking before the launch of the Dom Pérignon P2 Rosé 1996. ‘There’s one…

Taittinger drops bid to be French president

Taittinger drops bid to be French president   Pierre Emmanuel Taittinger has said that he is pulling out of the race to be French president, according to comments reported widely in the France press today (22 July). Taittinger was reported as saying that he would not run in the French presidential elections in 2017, due…

Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger to run for French president

Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger to run for French president Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger has caused a stir in French media after announcing that he intends to run for French president. He was quoted in the l’Union newspaper in Champagne as announcing his candidature for France’s president election in 2017. Taittinger is currently president of the eponymous Champagne house. He…

Talking Trade: 8th – 14th April

Talking Trade: 8th – 14th April The Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 has maintained its upward momentum this week, reaching 284.05 on Thursday. This is its highest level since late March 2014. Trade by value and volume on the Exchange was also higher. There has been keen interest in Bordeaux 2013 now the vintage has started…