Sparkling Wine

UK consumers like Prosecco, Cava and English sparkling wines. Pic: iStock/ASIFE

Sparkling wine up 80% in the UK

By Rachel Arthur

The amount of sparkling wine on sale in the UK has grown from 17.6m gallons in 2011/12 to around 31.6m gallons in 2015/16: an increase of 80%.

Lipton builds on its Be More Tea campaign with the launch of a festival

Beverage bites: news up to May 29, 2015

Suntory goes shopping, Lipton launches festival, and more beverage bites

By Rachel Arthur

This week PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi was ranked #15 on Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list; while research said teens are ditching beer in favour of energy drinks. Meanwhile, Lipton is preparing for a big birthday party… read on for more beverage bites. 

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INDUSTRY VOICES: Stefano Zanette, president, Prosecco DOC Consortium

'As with Champagne, product protection is vital': Prosecco DOC Consortium

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Italy’s Prosecco DOC Consortium reported world sales of 155m DOC bottles in 2013 and 13% growth. Here chairman Stefano Zanette tells us how the drink can retain sparkling superiority in markets like the US.

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