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Tuesday 23 December 2014

sparkling wine

UK leaders shun English fizz

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.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Herti launches sparkling wine closure

Closure maker Herti has launched a new trademarked aluminum stopper for sparkling wines onto the market.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 5 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

French fizz, fortified wines, Cava and crémant make this week’s round up, as UK wine writers gear up for a very merry Christmas.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Most expensive English sparkler on sale

Chapel Down has released a Nebuchadnezzar of its blanc de blancs 2008 priced at £5,000 – the most expensive English sparkling wine ever.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Grower Champagnes a ‘phenomenon’

Grower Champagne may be the most notable phenomenon in the Champagne world, believes Essi Avellan MW.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

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 »

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