In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Forget the pandemic with five ultimate Proseccos
There’s so much more to Prosecco than inexpensive fizz, including a rarified expression that’s sold at Champagne prices. We round up the ultimate Proseccos to help you forget about the pandemic – at least for a minute.
Three Prosecco trends to look out for in 2020
This year saw some historic wins for Italy’s Prosecco producers. Now that the region’s harvest has finished, we’re looking forward to new innovations for the sparkling wine.
Prosecco-flavoured Pringles seized in Italy
Italy’s fraud officials have seized hundreds of tubes of Prosecco-flavoured Pringles because they use the term reserved for the famous sparkling wine.
Bartender menaced with fake gun after refusing to serve Prosecco
A drunk man threatened a bartender with a fake gun after he was refused a glass of Prosecco at a yacht club in Dorset last month.
Prosecco Masters 2019: see the results in full
We bring you all the medalists from this year’s Prosecco Masters, along with some comments on the highs and lows of the 2019 competition.
Top 5 London Prosecco bars
To celebrate National Prosecco Day on 13 August, we’ve rounded up five places in London to enjoy the popular Italian fizz straight up or in classic cocktails like the Bellini.
Italy’s Prosecco hills added to UNESCO World Heritage List
Home to world-famous fizz Prosecco, Italy’s hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Five stunning Proseccos from under £10 to over £40
Here are five outstanding Proseccos from entry-point prices to the top-end that highlight the quality and stylistic diversity on offer from this popular Italian sparkling wine region.
Watch: 30,000 litres of Prosecco lost as fermentation tank bursts
A winery in Conegliano, Veneto has lost around 30,000 litres of Prosecco after an employee filmed one of the pressurised fermentation tanks exploding and spilling over last week.
Prosecco exports to UK dip 7% after decade of growth
For the first time in over a decade exports of Prosecco to the UK have fallen, dipping by 7% in the first half of the year, according to analysis from Italian farming association Coldiretti.
Prosecco rosé should become a reality with 2018 harvest
It is widely believed that this year’s harvest will see Prosecco rosé become a reality, as the region plans to lift a ban on blending red and white wines to produce pink fizz.