Vintage 1774 French wine sells for record €103,700

World May 27, 2018

Vintage 1774 French wine sells for record €103,700

A bottle of Jura wine dating back to 1774 sold Saturday for a record €103,700 ($120,800) at auction in eastern France, while two others of the same vintage also touched new highs. "I didn't think that these bottles would sell for so much. The last ...

Organic Champagne making a slow fizz into glasses

Business Jan 2, 2018

Organic Champagne making a slow fizz into glasses

A bubble it is not. The organic movement is only slowly taking root in France's Champagne region, although its proponents believe that environmentally friendly techniques can help the sparkling wine express even finer subtleties. Organic farming has experienced a boom in recent years, including in ...