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Monday 27 February 2017 loc: GB

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Cava sales fizzing in Japan

Cava sales in Japan have increased year on year since 2008, and the Spanish sparkler has found a happy foothold in one of Asia’s most established wine markets, says Roman Linert, managing director for Codorniu Raventos in Asia.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 No Comments »

Top 10 new products: December 2016

The last new products roundup of 2016 saw an eclectic mix of alcoholic offers, from an organic South African duo of wines and a spirit made from birch sap to a £16,000 Scotch.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Spain 2016 vintage report from key regions

With all the grapes picked, we round up how key regions in Spain like Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Jerez, Cava and Valdepeñas fared in 2016.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 Cavas over £10

We count down 10 top-end Cavas following a series of masterclasses across the UK this year by the drinks business and the Cava Regulatory Board.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Q&A: Cava’s Pedro Bonet

Pedro Bonet, president of the Cava Consejo Regulador, tells db about the DO’s new classification, fighting back against Prosecco and raising Cava’s game.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Hole in the middle’ of the Cava category

There is a “hole in the middle” of the Cava category at the moment with too much focus on the top and the bottom ends of the market, according to one producer.

Friday, September 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Penedès and Priorat in pictures

We take you on a pictorial tour of Cava country and one of Spain’s most beautiful and beguiling wine regions – Priorat, a land of fired earth and jagged slate.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Sparkling Masters 2016: the results

No longer just a tipple for ladies who lunch, sparkling has become a ‘lifestyle’ wine for consumers around the world, and as our Masters competition showed, the quality is rising from Champagne to English sparkling and beyond.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Torres steps back from Cava DO for long-awaited sparkler

Spanish wine producer Bodegas Torres has confirmed its long-awaited Cava that is due to hit the market at the end of the year, won’t be a Cava after all.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Prosecco boom hits Freixenet sales

Cava producer Freixenet UK has seen sales continue to slide in the last year, as the Prosecco boom and the change in UK’s retail landscape continue to bite.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

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