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Sunday 2 August 2015

sparkling wine

UK sparkling wine industry takes off

Sales of sparkling wine produced in the UK have more than doubled since 2010, rising to £6 million in 2014 from £2.9m in 2010.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Sales fizz at Matthew Clark

High end Prosecco and English sparkling wine have helped to drive a 40% year-on year uplift in fizz sales at Matthew Clark, one of the UK’s largest on-trade suppliers.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Castel feeds aperitif thirst

Europe’s largest wine producer, Castel, has unveiled a raft of new products designed to tap into the opportunities it sees in the sparkling wine and wider aperitif categories.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Nyetimber launches limited edition Waterloo bottle

English sparkling winery Nyetimber is commemorating the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo with a limited edition bottling.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Luxembourg shines at Crémant awards

The 24th Concours National des Crémants saw 200 medals awarded to sparkling wines from the seven French appellations and Luxembourg.

Friday, June 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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 2 Comments »

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 »

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