Champagne & sparkling
Europe’s victory in this weekend’s Ryder Cup brought smiles not only to golf fans across the continent, but to the marketing team at Moët & Chandon whose sponsorship of the event resulted in priceless images of the winning team celebrating with its Champagne appearing in the international press around the world.
Kent sparkling winery Chapel Down has smashed crowdfunding records by raising £2.9 million through 1,100 investors in just 10 days.
In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, financial news for the drinks trade, Q&As, and opinion stories.
Buckingham Schenk see sales of its Argentinian Viñalba brand rocket, with Prosecco also leading the charge while pre-filled goblets hit sales of 1 million.
Peretti tells Harpers.co.uk this year’s Champagne harvest is “textbook” so far, with high quality grapes that could lead to a vintage year.
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Insights & Analysis
France and the USA are the most attractive markets for lower alcohol wines, although others show great potential, says a new report from Wine Intelligence.