The gap between sparkling wine and Champagne

Top of the pops: Fizz leads the top trends for Christmas and beyond

06 Dec 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The enduring success of sparkling ignited by consumers’ unquenchable thirst for Prosecco over the past decade is already reaching into 2017 and is pushing new boundaries.

Gigglewater Canned "Prosecco"

New sparkling brand offering “Prosecco” in a can prepares to launch in the UK

02 Dec 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

A new lifestyle-led sparkling wine brand is aiming to match the prospects in the female drinkers/millennials market with the Italian wine and the RTD categories in the hopes of cracking the UK market.

This week on

The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on

02 Dec 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on, we have put together a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

Festive Fizz

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29 Nov 2016 | By Andrew Catchpole

Champagne may be facing a bumpy time in the UK but, as Christmas approaches, all signs are that sparkling wines without the famous French appellation attached to their label are in rude health and many retailers are pinning their hopes on bumper fizz sales this festive season.

Usain Bolt for Maison Mumm

Usain Bolt becomes “CEO” of top Champagne house

29 Nov 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Usain Bolt has swapped winning for wines in a new partnership with one of France’s largest Champagne producers.

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