The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG produced and sold a record 92 million bottles in 2019 after enjoying a large harvest the previous year.

A leading English sparkling wine producer has predicted that the county’s production levels will double in the next decade.

With the term ‘sparkling’ gaining credence in wines from England, Canada and Spain, champagne can’t afford to rest on its laurels. Jamie Goode reports

Sparkling wine supplier Frizzenti has announced it will add nine new reds, whites and rosés to its range of still wines in keg. 

New Champagne website

14 June, 2013

The Comité Champagne (the educational and promotional arm of The Champagne Houses & Growers’ Association) has launched its new official Champagne website: www.champagne.com.

Sparkling wine

01 November, 2012

Susanne Stauß takes a closer look at the global sparkling wine market

on 17 May, 2012

Hands up who was watching The Apprentice last night on BBC?  The teams had to promote awareness of English sparkling wine.

Sparkling sparkles in US

09 January, 2012

US consumption of imported sparkling wine will reach new heights in 2012 due to the increased penetration of prosecco and cava, says Wine Intelligence. 

The head of the consortium that protects Prosecco sparkling Italian wine from Conegliano Valdobbiadene is to address delegates at the International Sparkling Wine Symposium (ISWS), which takes place at Denbies wine estate in the UK on November 1-2.

Rémy Cointreau has completed the sale of all the shares in Piper-Heidsieck-Compagnie Champenoise to the EPI Group (Européenne de Participations Industrielles).

Australian wine brand Wolf Blass is to launch a sparkling rosé wine at the London International Wine Fair.

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