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Thursday 24 April 2014

sparkling wine

Italian sparkling exports to UK jump 40%

Exports of Italian sparkling wine to the UK leapt by 40.2% in 2013, strengthening its status as the UK’s fizz of choice.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Henkell gets new look and launches Viola

Henkell has repackaged its German fizz and tweaked its style to capitalise on the expanding market for sparkling wine in Europe.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne to benefit from ‘unstoppable’ Prosecco

Prosecco sales may now outstrip Champagne, but the French sparkling wine stands to benefit from its rival’s success if it “positions itself carefully”.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Global Prosecco sales overtake Champagne

Global sales of Prosecco have overtaken Champagne, as the insatiable worldwide thirst for the Italian sparkler shows no sign of abating.

Monday, March 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most expensive Champagnes

From Krug to Moët and Boërl & Kroff, here are the world’s top 10 most expensive single bottles of Champagne.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Chandon moves into sparkling ‘sweet spot’

Moët Hennessy is targeting the gap between Champagne and the rest of the sparkling category with a major UK launch for its Argentine Chandon brand.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne not doing enough to promote itself

Champagne must do more to promote its unique characteristics as competition from other sparkling wines intensifies, believes Bollinger’s UK importer.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Franciacorta exports hit double figures

After a year of “intense activity”, Franciacorta has seen its export figures rise just over 14% on 2012.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Proliferation of private labels hindering premium Prosecco

Prosecco’s growing popularity may be driving volumes, but selling top end examples is extremely challenging according to one producer.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 No Comments »

I Heart brand launches Brazilian Moscato

The UK’s I Heart wine brand has added a Brazilian sparkling Moscato to its range in advance of June’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 No Comments »

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