CHAMPAGNE is now connected: Thanks to tracking technology, champagne houses now have tools to better guard against fraud while gaining a new channel to interact with their customers.

[REIMS, FRANCE] A small winemaker in northern France has launched a champagne bottle that changes colour and design when it reaches the correct temperature.

EVEN though Henry Laithwaite was born into a prominent family of English wine merchants, he never imagined he would be selling English wine.

[KENT, England] A quarter-century or so ago, sheep might have been running around these lush green hills at the Gusbourne Estate in southeastern England, but on this fine autumn day, a far...

PERHAPS it is stating the obvious, but it bears repeating: Not all sparkling wine is champagne. Champagne is the ne plus ultra of sparkling wine.

FUTURE space tourists may be able to toast the view from orbit with fine champagne, after designers came up with a high-tech bottle made for knocking back bubbly in zero gravity.

IN the cold, chalky cellars deep underground at boutique Champagne house AR Lenoble, co-owner Antoine Malassagne shares his worries about the future of the region's world-famous fizz. Its...

[PARIS] In the cold, chalky cellars deep underground at boutique Champagne house A R Lenoble, co-owner Antoine Malassagne shares his worries about the future of the region's world-famous fizz. Its...

IN 1996, Jean-Baptiste L├ęcaillon, a young assistant at Louis Roederer Champagne, took on the daunting task of forecasting the next 30 years for the venerable house.