English sparkling wine accounted for just 48 of over 25,000 bottles of fizz bought for the House of Commons’ cellar in the last four years.
Rising bulk Prosecco prices will make £5 Prosecco a thing of the past, believes Paolo Lasagni, MD, Bosco Viticultori.
Sales of magnums are up 122% at Waitrose with consumers splashing out on larger bottles in the run up to Christmas.
The festive fizz wars have begun and Tesco has thrown down the gauntlet by selling one of its Champagnes for just £8, undercutting Aldi by £1.99.
Sainsbury’s Blanc de Blancs Brut has beaten the likes of Laurent-Perrier to be voted the best Champagne for under £38 by Which?
A Trentino producer is confident that it can carve an export niche in the growing sparkling wine category, even at prices to rival prestige cuvée Champagne.
On-trade supplier Bibendum has seen sales of super-premium Prosecco shoot up by 295% in the last year, while premium sales were up by 150%.
Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.
A UK supermarket has been forced to recall thousands of bottles of Prosecco after a “small number” shattered.
UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has cut the alcohol in its own-brand Prosecco from 11% abv to 10.5% as part of its ’20×20′ programme.
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