Bulk Prosecco prices could double by the end of the year as producers compete to supply a growing demand for the Italian fizz.
The president and director of the Prosecco DOC Consortium have hit out at a growing number of imitation Proseccos flooding the market, calling them “imposters”.
Prosecco producer Follador has lent its support for the Vialli and Mauro Foundation, which raises funds for research to combat Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
A “Prosecco” from Western Australia that aims to go head-to-head with the Italian sparkler has just been released and is already selling well, its maker has reported.
The strength of the UK economy is generating a “feel-good factor” that is spurring on sparkling wine sales, according to recent Wine Intelligence research.
Marks and Spencer is tapping into the boom for Prosecco by rolling out a Prosecco bar and deli in its latest store.
Prosecco producer Follador is helping to add sparkle to the new Goya exhibition at The National Gallery in London as the official sparkling wine supplier.
Demand for Prosecco will remain high for at least the next decade, believes the UK export manager of Ca’ di Rajo, which has diversified its offering with the release of a “Prosecco-style” sparkling rosé.
The Prosecco DOC consortium has approved the adoption of a 2015 “harvest reserve,” or surplus, to ensure producers are able to keep up with demand.
Aperol Spritz, roaring Ferraris, Venetian chandliers, provocative frescoes and abandoned abbeys all featured in a recent visit to Prosecco’s heartland in Treviso.
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