Jack Rabbit Pinot Grigio is the best-selling wine in pubs

By Emily Hawkins contact

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Hop to it: Jack Rabbit Pinot Grigio has been named as the top wine sold in pubs
Hop to it: Jack Rabbit Pinot Grigio has been named as the top wine sold in pubs

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Jack Rabbit Pinot Grigio is the most popular wine sold in pubs, data published in The Morning Advertiser’s Drinks List 2019 has revealed.

The list outlines the best-selling drinks in the on-trade​ in the 12 months to 11 August 2018 and was compiled in partnership with CGA.

The top wines were named as:

1.  Jack Rabbit Pinot Grigio

2. Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial

3. Jack Rabbit Chardonnay

4. Fantinel Prosecco Extra Dry

5. Jack Rabbit Merlot

The most popular wine,​ Jack Rabbit Pinot Grigio, saw its volume of sales drop by 0.9% this year. It sold 178,518 nine-litre cases in comparison to 180,090 last year.

This translated to a 3.4% drop in value sales – the wine sold £21.1m in comparison to £21.8m last year.

A Champagne came in second place, with Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial experiencing a 14.4% decrease in nine-litre cases sold. A total of 111,583 nine-litre cases was sold, down from 130,286 during the previous year.

Value sales came in at £77.4m for this year, which was an 11.4% decrease from the £87.4m figure of the past year.

Jack Rabbit​ took the bronze with its Chardonnay – however, the drink experienced a sales drop. It sold 101,369 nine-litre cases this year, down 3.5% on its volume sales figure of 105,039 from last year.

Its value sales also decreased. It recorded a 2% dip, from £14m to £13.7m.

Prosecco success

Prosecco drinks were the biggest winner in the category this year. Da Luca Prosecco, Mionetto Il Prosecco, and Gancia Prosecco saw the biggest increases in terms of volumes sold.

Da Luca Prosecco experienced a 117.8% increase in volume sales – selling 64,531 nine-litre cases this year.

Mionetto Il Prosecco saw its volume sales up 81.2%, from 42,230 to 76,520. It saw an increase in value sales of 70.7%, with sales of £14.7m compared to £8.6m the previous period.

  • All data provided by CGA, which looks at the 12 months to 11 August 2018

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