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Thursday 31 July 2014

sparkling wine

Chandon takes over pub gardens this summer

Moët Hennessy’s sparkling Argentine brand Chandon has launched the next big phase of its UK push in the form of an eight-week partnership with Mitchells & Butlers’ Premium Country Pubs.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

UK Prosecco sales go bananas

Prosecco sales in the UK are continuing to surge ahead of Champagne with year on year sales up nearly 70% at both Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

World’s most powerful Champagne and sparkling wine brands

In the fourth of our Power Brand round ups, our attention turns to the world of Champagne and sparkling wines.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Crémant de Savoie becomes newest AOC

Sparkling wine from Savoy has been granted the right to make Crémant de Savoie, making it France’s newest Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Franciacorta steps up export ambitions

Franciacorta’s consorzio believes it can “easily” increase sales by four million bottles as the Italian sparkling wine region continues to step up its push into export markets.

Friday, July 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Christie’s auction 15-litre English sparkler

A 15-litre Nebuchadnezzar of English sparkling wine, the largest ever made, is to go on sale at Christie’s to raise funds for a British arts charity.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

English sparkling competes with the best

English footballers may lack a bit of fizz in Brazil but there’s top tier competition closer to home, and sparkling at that.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Camel Valley winemaker tipped for top award

Cornish winery, Camel Valley, could see its winemaker, Sam Lindo, awarded the title of International Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Exploding Prosecco prompts recall

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has issued a warning to consumers who have bought a certain Prosecco at state liquor stores recently after reports of “spontaneous explosions”.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 No Comments »

White bottles on the rise for sparkling

New products from Codorniu and Les Grands Chais de France proves the trend for using white bottle sleeves for packaging sparkling wine is on the rise.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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