Worrying news from Pernod Ricard, who have started to trial a new lighter version of it’s G.H. Mumm bottles. The traditional bottles of champers weigh about 2 kilos when full, of which 900gr (almost half) is the bottle. The rising cost of transportation and glass has made the big champagne makers wonder about breaking the final taboo – the traditional champagne bottle. G.H. Mumm has sent out a trial version of some 2.5 million bottles, Continue reading Champagne makers experiment with lighter bottles!!!
An interesting news snippet brought to my attention from Expansion, the Spanish financial newspaper (19th August): Hacienda has announced that this year it will be increasing the number of random checks on real estate agents by 65%, in order to root out “under the counter” commissions and black money purchases. They expect to carry out 90.519 checks this year, which means there should be a drop in Porsche sales soon. While trying to find out Continue reading Hacienda to investigate more real estate agencies