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Thursday 5 March 2015

sparkling wine

Cava looks to guarantee source vineyard

Within the next two months, Cava is hoping to launch a new top-level tier just for sparkling wine made from single vineyards.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

UK sales of Franciacorta wines soar

Sales of Franciacorta wines in the UK rose by 172.5% in volume throughout 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, according to new figures.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Prosecco drives Americans to sparkling

18 million Americans now drink sparkling wine at least once a week as Prosecco sales surge in the US, according to a report by Wine Intelligence.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Moët launches pop-up Champagne school

Increasing competition has prompted Moët to launch an educational initiative to highlight the differences between Champagne and other sparkling wines.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 No Comments »

England v NZ in cricket blind taste-off

Ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup, English sparkling wine is taking on its Kiwi counterpart in a blind tasting dubbed the “Battle of the Bubbles”.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 1 Comment »

Chilean sisters launch sparkling wine

Chilean sisters Begoña and Ana Maria Aresti have launched a sparkling wine onto the market in a response to the rising global demand for fizz.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Chilean Pinot ‘more concentrated’ than NZ

Chilean Pinot Noir pioneer Adolfo Hurtado of Cono Sur believes the examples being made in Chile have more concentration than those from New Zealand.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Wine consumption to rebound in 2015

Declining wine consumption in the UK is set to reverse this year, led by the continued rise of sparkling and a slow recovery in still wine demand.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Matthew Clark hails sparkling end to ’14

Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Champagne gives the worst hangovers

Drinking Champagne and other sparkling wines like Prosecco and Cava leads to worse hangovers than still wine, it has been found.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 4 Comments »

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