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Thursday 25 August 2016 loc: GB

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Glasgow ‘the capital of Prosecco sales’, Aldi claims

Glasgow is the ‘capital’ of Prosecco, discounter Aldi has claimed, after it published a map showing hot-spots for different wines across the UK.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Naked Wine crowdfunds Simpson’s first English fizz

Simpson Wine Estate and Naked Wines has launched a crowdfunding exercise to develop an English sparkling wine brand that will be named by investors – but have already vetoed the name ‘Winey McWineface’.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016 No Comments »

14 of the world’s best sparkling wines

Sparkling wine is on fire at the moment, so we’ve rounded up the 14 top performers at our inaugural Global Sparkling Wine Masters competition for you to seek out.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Chandon makes festival debut at Number 6

Chandon is partnering with Festival No 6, the boutique music and arts festival in North Wales, in the first activation of its kind for the Argentine sparkling wine brand.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Torres steps back from Cava DO for long-awaited sparkler

Spanish wine producer Bodegas Torres has confirmed its long-awaited Cava that is due to hit the market at the end of the year, won’t be a Cava after all.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Biggest ever English fizz shipment sets sail for US

Corks will be popping from Montana to Massachusetts as the biggest ever shipment of English sparkling wine sets sail for the US today.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

The return of the £2.63 ‘Prosecco hack’

A multi-level discount deal which enabled Sainsbury’s online customers to buy Prosecco for as little as £2.63 before the retailer blocked orders has returned.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Sparkling wine sales up 80% in UK

Sales of sparkling wine in the UK have shot up by 80% over the last five years according to HM Revenue and Customs, while sparkling magnum sales are up by 140%.

Monday, August 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne club funded with stolen credit cards

An Aussie fraudster has been jailed for almost three years after being found guilty of stealing customer credit card details to fund a Champagne club in Perth.

Thursday, August 11th, 2016 No Comments »

Ridgeview appoints Bibendum as new distributor

English sparkling wine producer Ridgeview Wine Estate has appointed Bibendum PLB as its new distributor.

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 No Comments »

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