Prosecco Riserva on the Rise?

The Prosecco consortium is planning to introduce a new, premium level.

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Prosecco Extends Its Protection Beyond the Wine World

DOC Prosecco Triumphs in Court Against English Phallus-Shaped Sweets.

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Italy Wins Against Australia in Prosecco Dispute

After a victory at the Appeals Court, Australia can no longer export its Prosecco to Singapore.

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Piccini1882 Expands Investment in Prosecco

The family-owned company Piccini1882 has acquired a significant stake in the Prosecco producer Vinicola Cide.

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Interview: Kylie Minogue, Princess of Pop and Pink Prosecco

After publicly interviewing Kylie Minogue at ProWein, Robert Joseph had the chance to talk to her, one-on-one, about the background to a wine and wine cocktail range, launched in 2020 with Paul Schaafsma of Benchmark Drinks, that has sold 8m bottles in under three years.

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Bottega Revenues Hit €86m

The Bottega winery and distillery in Bibano, best known for its gold Prosecco bottles that sell widely in duty-free outlets turned over €86m in 2022, 30% more than the previous year. Having been hit by the lockdowns in 2020 and 2021, it benefited from the revival of travel and travel retail last year.

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Devil's Advocate: Red Chardonnay and Pink Prosecco. What's the Difference?

After meeting David Gluckman, the creator of a list of successful wines and spirit brands, Robert Joseph wonders whether the idea of red Chardonnay really was a bridge too far.

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EU-NZ Free Trade Agreement Causes Headache for Australian 'Prosecco' Producers

As part of the new free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand the southern hemisphere nation now recognises Prosecco as a protected geographical indication and will phase out the use of the term for NZ or imported wines from anywhere outside the Italian region. Veronika Crecelius reports.

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Heavy Losses in Italy's Main Markets

Sales of Italian wines in Germany, the US and the UK fell significantly in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year. According to NielsenIQ's surveys, volume in off-trade (food retail, discount, cash & carry, liquor shops) in the three countries fell by 10.6 % overall, with value down 8.1 % to €2.26bn.

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