Champagne & sparkling
Prestige English sparkling wine Nyetimber has signed a three-year partnership with sailing’s Ben Ainslie Racing as the team embarks on a bid to win the America’s Cup for Britain in 2017.
Lanson Champagne’s year end financial results saw revenue and profit slide for the year, but with renewed investment in the brand, building inventory stocks and expanding internationally, Paul Beavis told harpers.co.uk at Vinexpo, he is optimistic about the future of the brand.
Cava producer Codorníu is aiming to raise its profile in the top-end on-trade with the introduction of a luxury mark to the UK.
The Wine Society has recalled all remaining bottles of its house Prosecco after more bottles spontaneously shattered in members’ wine racks.
Champagne house Bruno Paillard has redesigned the packaging for its range including putting its Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs into clear glass for the first time.
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