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Saturday 10 October 2015


Prosecco sales up 72% in UK off-trade

Sales of Prosecco increased 72% by value in the UK off-trade in the last year, beating Champagne which saw sales dip by 1.2%, according to figures by IRI.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Consejo approves new Cava category

Cava’s governing body has approved a new single vineyard classification for the Spanish sparkling wine designed to flag up the country’s best expressions.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Global Prosecco shortage could hit this summer

With the global thirst for Prosecco showing no sign of slowing, stocks of the Italian sparkler could dry up by the summer one leading producer has warned.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 3 Comments »

The week in pictures

Flying cucumbers, 2CVs, tea bars, red trousers, distillery cats and vintage Champagne; it’s been a colourful week in the drinks industry.

Friday, May 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Cava producers ‘must rally together’

Cava producers need to take a leaf out of Champagne’s book and promote their wines collectively in order to effectively compete with Prosecco, according to one top estate.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

7 things you should know about Cava

Once referred to as “Spanish Champagne”, Cava is no longer dependent on associations with French fizz having carved a respected reputation of its own.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 4 Comments »

Spanish Chamber in HK hosts La Feria bash

It’s time to dust off those castanets and tuck into chorizo and churros this weekend as Le Feria dances into Hong Kong.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Cava looks to guarantee source vineyard

Within the next two months, Cava is hoping to launch a new top-level tier just for sparkling wine made from single vineyards.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Skinny Fizz gets new look plus a Prosecco

The Skinny Fizz brand is set to go mainstream with new funding, fresh packaging and new products, including a cheaper Champagne and a Prosecco.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne gives the worst hangovers

Drinking Champagne and other sparkling wines like Prosecco and Cava leads to worse hangovers than still wine, it has been found.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 4 Comments »

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