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Saturday 29 August 2015

sparkling wine

Grace Vineyards launches sparkling wine series

After six years of hard work, one of China’s leading producers has launched its new sparkling wine series “Angelina” to the Hong Kong and China markets.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 No Comments »

A ‘handful’ of English producers making a profit

Richard Balfour-Lynn of Hush Heath in Kent has spoken out about the difficulty of making money from English wine, stating that only a “handful” of producers are making a profit.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Reward offered for return of giant cork

A giant cork has been stolen from a winery near Prague, prompting a reward of 100 bottles of sparkling wine to for its safe return.

Friday, August 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

Prosecco sales up 72% in UK off-trade

Sales of Prosecco increased 72% by value in the UK off-trade in the last year, beating Champagne which saw sales dip by 1.2%, according to figures by IRI.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 No Comments »

UK touted to become wine tourism hub

The UK has the potential to become a “major player” in the world of wine tourism, according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Blue Nun adds modern sparkle

The historic Blue Nun brand is stepping up efforts to target modern wine consumers with the launch of three new sparkling expressions.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Sparkling wine sales fizzing in the US

Sales of sparkling wine are soaring in the US with Prosecco and Moscato leading the charge, particularly among millennial consumers.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

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