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Wednesday 22 October 2014

sparkling wine

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 »

French fizz touted for UK success

French Crémant and Mousseux are well placed to become the next styles to enjoy a breakthrough in the buoyant UK sparkling wine market.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Prosecco drives soaring UK fizz sales

UK sparkling wine sales shot up by £70 million last year, making it the country’s fastest growing alcoholic drink category.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Sparkling wine riding high

Sparkling wine is enjoying unequalled success in the on-trade, with Prosecco the most notable pour chomping at the heels of Champagne. But, as James Lawrence writes, there are plenty of contenders in this tempestuous market.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Sparkling wine buoys UK drinks market

Sparkling wine was the only alcoholic drinks category to enjoy double-digit growth in the UK in the last 12 months according to a report released today.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Zero alcohol ‘Halal’ sparkler launched

A zero alcohol sparkling wine filled with flecks of edible 24-carat gold leaf has gone on sale in Dubai.

Monday, September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 best-selling Proseccos in the UK

As Prosecco continues to boom in the UK’s retailers, we count down the top 10 best-selling Italian sparklers by value – highlighting the massive growth of the sector’s leader.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 4 Comments »

Champagne holds firm against Prosecco

Prosecco’s explosive UK growth has not come at the expense of Champagne, which held its volume and saw value sales increase by 2.2%, according to the Lanson Champagne Category Report 2014.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

This month’s top product releases include Krug’s 2003 single vineyard brut blanc de blancs and a sipping vodka by super-trendy London distillery Sipsmith.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Bernard Hickin

The chief winemaker of Jacob’s Creek on looking like Harrison Ford, being a chocoholic and drinking Riesling with Sir David Attenborough.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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