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Monday 21 April 2014

Prosecco

Italian sparkling exports to UK jump 40%

Exports of Italian sparkling wine to the UK leapt by 40.2% in 2013, strengthening its status as the UK’s fizz of choice.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

London welcomes new Bellini bar

With global Prosecco sales having overtaken those of Champagne, a new bar dedicated to the Prosecco-based Bellini cocktail has opened in London.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Henkell gets new look and launches Viola

Henkell has repackaged its German fizz and tweaked its style to capitalise on the expanding market for sparkling wine in Europe.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Lunelli acquires 50% stake in Bisol Prosecco

The Lunelli Group has acquired a 50% stake in Prosecco producer Bisol as part of a plan by the historic Valdobbiadene winery to lead the global market.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

WSTA confirms 2% slip in UK wine sales

Wine sales in the UK’s on and off-trade dropped by 2% this year, while on-trade alcohol sales dropped by 6%, according to a WSTA report.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne to benefit from ‘unstoppable’ Prosecco

Prosecco sales may now outstrip Champagne, but the French sparkling wine stands to benefit from its rival’s success if it “positions itself carefully”.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Prosecco pairing: Villa Sandi and Theo Randall

Mention sparkling wine and food and many people would probably think of Champagne and smoked salmon.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Global Prosecco sales overtake Champagne

Global sales of Prosecco have overtaken Champagne, as the insatiable worldwide thirst for the Italian sparkler shows no sign of abating.

Monday, March 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne not doing enough to promote itself

Champagne must do more to promote its unique characteristics as competition from other sparkling wines intensifies, believes Bollinger’s UK importer.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Proliferation of private labels hindering premium Prosecco

Prosecco’s growing popularity may be driving volumes, but selling top end examples is extremely challenging according to one producer.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 No Comments »

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