Wine

'Entry level': Brits are guzzling cheap Prosecco when there's so much more

There’s more to life than ‘party' Prosecco

By Nicholas Robinson

Consumers are chugging back 'entry-level' bottles of Prosecco in high volumes when they could instead be spending a little more on quality, according to Bibendum on-trade channel director John Graves.

Rising up: non-Champagne sparkling wine volume was up by a third and value sales by 27% in the first half of last year (CGA)

Shifting world wine trends

By Nigel Huddleston

The winds of change are blowing through the world of wines as factors ranging from currency fluctuations to weather-impacted harvest levels cause both suppliers and consumers to look beyond stereotypical options to new markets and styles.

On the up: sparkling wine sales do not just boom on Valentine's Day

Sparkling wine sales set to soar

By Nikkie Sutton

Sales of fizz are expected to continue to rise after a record-breaking year, according to figures from the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

In demand: more than 26m bottles of sparkling wine and Champagne were sold in the on-trade in 2017

Brexit threat to sparkling wine sales boom

By James Beeson

The UK’s sparkling wine sector has seen sales almost double in the last five years, according to the latest statistics from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Top of the wines: 10 of the biggest sellers

The Drinks List: Top Brands To Stock 2018

The Drinks List: Top Wines

By Nicholas Robinson

In broad terms, the wine category is in decline but the category is too complex to be explained in a sweeping statement.

The top brands to stock in your pub

The Drinks List: Top Brands To Stock 2018

By Nicholas Robinson

With the on-trade drinks market moving at an ever-faster pace as operators try to keep pace with increasingly volatile drinkers, knowledge truly is power. Here, The Morning Advertiser brings you the facts behind the stats