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Wednesday 27 May 2015

sparkling wine

Impending Prosecco shortage sparks lookalikes

Producers are looking to capitalise on an impending Prosecco shortfall with lookalike sparkling wines from Spain and Australia.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Prosecco beats Champagne for value

Prosecco is continuing to win the hearts of UK consumers with 95% regarding it as “very good”, and beating Champagne in the value stakes.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Exton Park sets out English ambition

The latest addition to the English sparkling wine category has set out ambitions for high quality based on single vineyard production and a significant reserve wine component to its blends.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

7 things you should know about Cava

Once referred to as “Spanish Champagne”, Cava is no longer dependent on associations with French fizz having carved a respected reputation of its own.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 4 Comments »

McGuigan to take on Prosecco in the UK

McGuigan Wines is launching a sparkling Semillon to take on Prosecco in the UK market.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

An organic Chinese red hailing from Inner Mongolia and a “beguiling” white blend from Slovenia got UK wine writers’ tongues wagging this week.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Kingsland adds fizz to UK wine market

UK supplier Kingsland has become the first in the country to offer a carbonation bottling line option for wine to help brands capitalise on the boom in sparkling styles.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Gallo buys J Vineyards

E&J Gallo has acquired Sonoma-based sparkling wine producer J Vineyards & Winery for an undisclosed sum.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Is the Prosecco bubble about to burst?

While the Prosecco boom shows no sign of slowing in the UK, under £6 bottles from discount retailers threaten to damage to the sparkler’s carefully crafted brand image.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Top seven Champagne fails

Popping the cork on a bottle of Champagne is an event, a moment to treasure, a spectacle even – but it doesn’t always go to plan.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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