Majestic Wines Sales Saved by Sparkling Wine

Written on 17th January 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in industry-news

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‘Raise The Bar’ for English Wine In Birmingham

Written on 16th January 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in industry-news

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Export Record for English Sparkling Wine

Written on 5th January 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in industry-news

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Wine retailer Majestic also felt the boost from sparkling wines sales this Christmas period after reporting a 15% increase in revenues. According to Financial Times, 3% were accounted for by Champagne and 12% of those ... Read more

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The Food & Drink Events Company have partnered up with trade association, English Wine Producers to put even more English wine on the wine lists across the Midlands this January. After a successful festival and ... Read more

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The UK drinks industry is celebrating a huge year for English sparkling wine exports. In 2016, English sparkling wine producers managed to secure 8 more export markets, bringing the total up to 27 countries. Sparkling ... Read more

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Volunteers at Warden Abbey Community Vineyard in Bedfordshire were popping corks over the festive season to mark the launch their very first sparkling wine. Warden Abbey Brut 2014 is the first sparkling wine to be ... Read more

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Scientists based in the heart of France's Champagne-Ardenne region have found that larger bubbles may actually improve the way a sparkling wine tastes. Traditionally wine professionals often use bubble size as a marker of quality, with ... Read more

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Italian winemakers are threatening Aldi with legal action for selling 'Prosecco Infusion' tea bags. Prosecco makers say they have no right to use their name to sell the tea and are demanding Aldi ditch the ... Read more

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Prosecco sales across Europe hit €789m in 2016, compared to Champagne sales worth €1.4bn, according to the latest figures from IRI, the provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers. While ... Read more

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Vandals broke into the Conte Vistarino winery in the middle of the night and drained refrigerated steel tanks. “It was a tremendous shock,” said Ottavia Giorgi di Vistarino, the 40-year-old countess who manages the family-owned ... Read more

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Digby Fine English has become the first English sparkling wine brand to secure a major entry into the Australian wine market after securing a listing at the country’s #1 drinks retailer, Woolworths Limited, in time ... Read more

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The whirlwind launch of Digby Fine English in the United States last month has seen its flagship, 2010 Vintage Reserve Brut, being listed at Alinea in Chicago which has three Michelin stars. Trevor Clough, CEO ... Read more

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South African producer, Benguela Cove, have bought a golf course in Sussex to turn into a vineyard. They propose to turn one of the 102-year-old club’s 18-hole courses to nine holes and develop a 45-acre vineyard on ... Read more

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At the heart of Exton Park lie two key components – the prized chalk terroir that imparts a unique, mineral character to the grapes and the policy of focussing on non-vintage wines that are backed ... Read more

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English grower-producers Hattingley Valley have won several awards in this year's wine competitions, bringing their total for 2016 to one trophy, six gold medals (with two best in class), ten silver medals and two bronze ... Read more

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On 23rd August a wine grower was crushed to death by his straddle tractor when it overturned in Ludes. This wasn't the first fatality this year in what's considered a very hazardous job. If you've ... Read more

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Village Skittles Team Produces Award-Winning Bubbly

Four friends from a skittles team in Shaldon, Devon, who formed a tiny wine-growing syndicate following a pub conversation have won a bronze medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards for their first sparkling wine. ... Read more

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Successful Summer for English Sparkling Wine

English Wine Producers have announced a successful year in terms of popularity, sales, prizes and exports. English fizz has performed especially well in terms of sales both to retailers and the public. Waitrose revealed that ... Read more

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Camel Valley Exports To Dubai

Camel Valley Vineyard, in Cornwall, have exported two pallets of their award-winning Camel Valley Brut and Pinot Noir Rosé Brutto the most prestigious hotel in Dubai: Al Mahara at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah.  The ... Read more

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Belaire Luxe Blanc de Blancs

Luc Belaire have unveiled Belaire Luxe, an authentic French Blanc de Blancs made exclusively from Chardonnay. Produced in Burgundy, France, Belaire Luxe is blended with a special liqueur de dosage made from Chardonnay aged for ... Read more

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