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Saturday 10 October 2015


Prosecco harvest down ‘by 20-25%’

The volume of grapes harvested in Prosecco is down on last year at certain estates, with one producer reporting yields down by “20-25%” on 2014.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne benefits from on-trade boom

Britain’s ‘premium’ on-trade market is booming with Champagne a notable beneficiary – not Prosecco, as many propose.

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco producer praises ‘quality’ vintage

Pre-harvest forecasts predicting the high quality of the 2015 vintage have proved accurate, Prosecco brand Follador has said.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Corbyn branded ‘craft beer of the Labour movement’

As Liam Byrne describes Jeremy Corbyn as “the craft beer of the Labour movement”, we round up a selection of politicians’ drinks doppelgängers.

Friday, September 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco on track for ‘fabulous’ 2015 harvest

With demand pushing Prosecco stocks to their limits, producers in the region are welcoming the 2015 harvest, which one producer has hailed as “one of the best”.

Friday, September 11th, 2015 No Comments »

UK wine trade ‘destroying value for volume’

There is “an unfortunate continuation of destroying value for volume” in the UK wine trade, claims Enotria chief executive Troy Christensen.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 3 Comments »

Price war threatens Prosecco

Rising grape prices and the resulting price war threaten to damage the strength of ‘brand Prosecco’ according to one major producer in the region.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 2 Comments »

Prosecco stocks dry up ahead of 2015 vintage

As we warned back in May, Prosecco stocks have dried up and won’t be replenished until the 2015 vintage comes onto the market in October.

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

London resto serving Prosecco for a penny

Covent Garden coffee shop The Black Penny is to serve glasses of Prosecco for a penny as part of its new weekend brunch offer.

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

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