Sparkling wine ‘the hottest category in the world’

10th February, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Sparkling wine is expected to drive a 1.8% increase in UK wine consumption from 2015 to 2019, tracking above the global average of 1.4%, with Prosecco dominating the market.

Guillaume Deglise, CEO of Vinexpo

Overall, UK consumption of sparkling wine by volume is expected to rise by 13.2% between 2015 to 2019, whereas still wines will achieve modest growth of just 0.6%, resulting in overall growth on 1.8%, according to data released today by Vinexpo in partnership with the IWSR.

In comparison, global consumption of sparkling wines are expected to increase in volume by 7.4% between 2015 to 2019, and still wines by 0.8%, resulting in an overall 1.4% increase in consumption.

The UK’s positive outlook for the next four years follows a drop….

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