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Tuesday 21 April 2015

sparkling wine

Top 10 wines in the UK press

An organic Chinese red hailing from Inner Mongolia and a “beguiling” white blend from Slovenia got UK wine writers’ tongues wagging this week.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Kingsland adds fizz to UK wine market

UK supplier Kingsland has become the first in the country to offer a carbonation bottling line option for wine to help brands capitalise on the boom in sparkling styles.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Gallo buys J Vineyards

E&J Gallo has acquired Sonoma-based sparkling wine producer J Vineyards & Winery for an undisclosed sum.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Is the Prosecco bubble about to burst?

While the Prosecco boom shows no sign of slowing in the UK, under £6 bottles from discount retailers threaten to damage to the sparkler’s carefully crafted brand image.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Top seven Champagne fails

Popping the cork on a bottle of Champagne is an event, a moment to treasure, a spectacle even – but it doesn’t always go to plan.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Portugal hits new UK heights

Portuguese wine built on its recent upward curve in the UK last year with a 19% rise in bottled still wine export volumes and 64% growth for sparkling wines.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

English sparkler to toast new ship launch

English sparkling wine Wiston Estate will be the wine of choice for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh when they name the new cruise ship Britannia in Southampton, UK, on Tuesday.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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