Codorníu Zero

Spanish cava producer Codorníu has introduced its dealcoholised sparkling wine to the on-trade through a listing with Strada restaurants across the UK. Supported by a special promotional offer, Codorníu Zero’s arrival at the restaurants coincides with Alcohol Concern’s Dry January charity campaign for which Strada is the official food partner. Throughout January, diners can have …

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A look ahead at the annual London Wine Fair returns which runs from May 18 to 20 Wines from around the world are set to come together under one roof at this year’s London Wine Fair. More than 750 exhibitors will fill Kensington Olympia from May 18 to 20 alongside tastings, seminars and master classes …

jacobs creek pizza wine

New pairings of food and wine are being promoted after research found that more than half of British adults are enjoying wine with pizzas and other snacks. Research carried out for winery Jacob’s Creek found that 57% of people regularly replace evening weekday meals with snacks and that the most popular with wine are pizza …

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A new Italian sparkling wine has been introduced on draught by leading on-trade supplier Jascots Wine Merchants. Vino Vispo has been created for bars, restaurants and hotels by Jascots with its partner producer Enrico Bedin from the Veneto Italy, who already supply the company’s prosecco range. Miles MacInnes, sales and marketing director at Jascots, said: …

SCAVI RAY prosecco

Proof Drinks has expanded its portfolio by securing UK distribution rights for premium Italian prosecco brand, Scavi & Ray. It will manage full national roll-out of the prosecco after its initial success in gaining listings in premium bars and hotels in London such as Mahiki and the Hippodrome Casino. Founders Joe Scavi and Carlucci Ray …

Penfolds ME London Wine Lounge

A new partnership has been formed by ME London hotel with Australian wine-maker Penfolds that will see promotions, branding and other activities at its bars and restaurants. The hotel in Aldwych will activate the year-long partnership in its Radio rooftop bar, its Marconi Lounge bar and restaurants STK and Cucina Aellina, working with The One …

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Sales of premium Prosecco have seen a major increase over the past year at leading on-trade drinks supplier Bibendum Wine. Over the past 12 months, its sales of proseccos costing 20% or more than the average price on its list has seen an increase of 150%. Sales of super-premium, classed as prosecco that costs 50% …

liquid gold prosecco

A new brand of prosecco, in a sleek bottle with a bold design, is being introduced in the UK for luxury clubs and bars. In the classic style of the north-eastern Italian sparkling wines, Liquid Gold Prosecco is a Treviso Spumante Brut with an aromatic and fruity bouquet that is dry and elegant on the …

Freixenet Cordon Negro BRUT 75clb new

Leading Spanish sparkling wine brand Freixenet is revamping the pack design of its Cordon range to reflect the cavas’ quality, heritage and style. Starting with the flagship Cordon Negro bottle this month, it features a fresh, sleek look, with a sharper brand logo and bold neck design. The new design will be supported by a …

Jon and Sara Saunby Salut Wines

A new wine bar has opened in Manchester offering 42 different wines by the glass thanks to the city’s largest wine preservation and dispense machine. Salut Wines in Cooper Street, off Princess Street in the city centre, has been developed by pilot Jon Saunby and his wife, Sara Saunby, formerly cabin crew (pictured). They have …