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Thursday 27 November 2014

sparkling wine

English fizz adds demi-sec for Christmas

English wine producer Ambriel has added a second new expression to its range this year with the introduction of a demi-sec sparkling wine.

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Own-label Champagne best in show

Sainsbury’s Blanc de Blancs Brut has beaten the likes of Laurent-Perrier to be voted the best Champagne for under £38 by Which?

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Italy’s ‘other’ Ferrari steps up a gear

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.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Super-premium Prosecco sales up 295%

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%.

Friday, November 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Champagne Masters 2014: The medalists

This year’s competition not only revealed the very best luxury Champagnes, but top-end offerings from categories that previously didn’t fare well.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Global thirst for sparkling wine insatiable

Consumers around the world have developed an insatiable thirst for sparkling wine with global sales having surged by 30% in the last decade.

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Hush Heath adds new sparkling tier

English wine producer Hush Heath Estate has introduced a “more approachable” range to help broaden the appeal of English sparkling wine.

Friday, November 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Brewery teases Champagne in ‘apology’ video

A UK brewery has issued a grovelling albeit tongue-in-cheek apology to the Champagne Bureau after releasing a “Champagne-style” sparkling beer.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Austria steps up sparkling ambitions

The Austrian Wine Marketing Board has announced a new three-tier quality hierarchy for the country’s sparkling wines as it seek to raise the profile of this style.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine glass best for Champagne, says Pernod

Pernod Ricard’s Federico Lleonart has caused quite the ‘coupe’, arguing that a simple white wine glass is superior to the classic Champagne serving options.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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