A zero alcohol sparkling wine filled with flecks of edible 24-carat gold leaf has gone on sale in Dubai.
As Prosecco continues to boom in the UK’s retailers, we count down the top 10 best-selling Italian sparklers by value – highlighting the massive growth of the sector’s leader.
Prosecco’s explosive UK growth has not come at the expense of Champagne, which held its volume and saw value sales increase by 2.2%, according to the Lanson Champagne Category Report 2014.
This month’s top product releases include Krug’s 2003 single vineyard brut blanc de blancs and a sipping vodka by super-trendy London distillery Sipsmith.
The chief winemaker of Jacob’s Creek on looking like Harrison Ford, being a chocoholic and drinking Riesling with Sir David Attenborough.
A couple who sold their house and bought a vineyard are to launch their first vintage under the banner Smith and Evans English Sparkling Wine.
UK sales of Franciacorta wines doubled in the first six months of 2014 with ramped up communications credited for raising greater awareness of its wines.
Prosecco brand Frizzenti are set to open a chain of sparkling wine bars across the UK targeting shopping, leisure and “travel interchange locations.”
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.
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.
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