Champagne & sparkling
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.
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.
In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have put together a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.
Festive fizz Subscription
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 has swapped winning for wines in a new partnership with one of France’s largest Champagne producers.
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Meeting the Brexit challenge Subscription
The UK referendum decision on European Union membership surprised many, but while the parliamentary and legal bodies work through the most appropriate process to enact legislation, the wine and spirit trade can use the time to plan for change.