New Release - £5 Progrigio a Blend of Prosecco & Pinot Grigio

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

Prosecco Sales Rise a Huge 79% at Lidl

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

Sparkling Wine Sales Help Aldi Rise to 5th Largest Supermarket

Written on 13th February 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in industry-news

At only £5 a bottle, Progrigio, a sparkling wine made by blending Prosecco's Glera grape and Pinot Grigio sets look to become a popular option for those on a budget. The drink is designed to ... Read more

Major supermarket Lidl has reported a huge growth in sales of Prosecco - 79% in a year. Despite dry January, people are still keen on a bottle of bubbly. Thanks to the affordable prices of ... Read more

Despite the fact dry January has just ended, Aldi has had a 4% sales boost for wine and beer during the month. This means the German-owned Aldi has taken over The Co-op to become the ... Read more

Villa Sandi recorded an extremely positive performance in 2016 with 20% increase in revenue on the previous year. The positive trend was... marked by the success of Prosecco in all markets, but was also supported ... Read more

According to Jascots, bubbly produced in England has overtaken Spanish Cava in many bars and venues. English sparkling wine is now the 3rd most listed sparkling wine on the menu, after Champagne and Italian bubbly ... Read more

In 2015, the Champagne region was granted world heritage status by UNESCO, and now it seems Italy's most popular sparkling wine region is seeking the same. Italy's National Commission for UNESCO has supported the application ... Read more

Chapel Down, a Kent-based winery, has launched in France after signing with premium distributor, Perles Du Monde. You will soon be able to find Chapel Down English sparkling wines in high-end hotels, restaurants and bars. ... Read more

Champagne Bollinger's current head, Jérôme Philipon has been promoted to the position of CEE at SJB (Société Jacques Bollinger), leaving a role to be filled at the company. Philipon will soon have to relocate to ... Read more

Jascots Wine Merchants, specialist wine supplier to restaurants, hotels and caterers, has reported a 24% sales jump of sparkling wines. English wines have proven particularly popular, rising by 41% in sales as Jascot has added ... Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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