sparkling wine

Follador Prosecco drives down sulphite use

Italian Prosecco producer Follador has reduced the level of sulphites used in its wines by 30% since the introduction of a revolutionary new system that it claims cancels out the negative effects of oxidation during pressing, reducing the need for sulphites.

Boutinot buys English vineyard

Boutinot is set to take its first foray into English winemaking after buying Sussex-based Henners Vineyard for an undisclosed sum.

Champagne Pommery to launch English and Californian sparkling this year

Pommery is to unveil a new brand called Louis Pommery for Californian and English sparkling wine this year – with the latter making it the first Champagne house to launch a fizz from Britain.

US, Canada & Mexico driving Champagne growth

While sales slide in the UK, Champagne corks are popping in the US, Canada and Mexico, where a thirst for the fizz is driving the export growth of the category.

WSTA warns of Prosecco price hike

February 14th, 2017

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