Why it was a bumper Christmas for Champagne in British retailers

The Brits consumed more Champagne at home this year than pre-pandemic 2019, especially during Christmas, despite restrictions on socialising – so why was this?

It’s official: the Brits have drunk more Champagne during the pandemic

The official retail figures for Christmas-time drinks sales in the UK show that the Brits drank more Champagne during the pandemic, and particularly during a lockdown festive period.

Champagne film featuring Stephen Fry to launch at Cannes

A film about Champagne featuring Stephen Fry, a range of high-profile figures from the French sparkling wine region, and UK wine writers is to launch at Cannes in the summer.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: US brewer Yuengling teams up with a country music star, Brad Pitt lies on a sun lounger in the name of rosé, a pair of Scottish entrepreneurs launch a rum brand, and the hospitality industry gets a rare piece of good news.

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