Hello and welcome to the 7th Avina Weekly Wine News Round-up.
Here’s where we bring you what we think was some of the best news of the week…So pour yourself a glass of your favourite wine and enjoy.
The next big thing in bubbles – Is the Prosseco trend is turning into the Crémant high?
After booming sales of Prossecco in later years, Cremant is now being seen as the next new alternative to Prosseco and Champagne in the UK. Its sales have quadrupled in just four years and production is now hitting the roof. The grapes are of premium quality and the price-point is right. Read more about just how this new trend is taking off.
More about Créments from the knowledgable Julien Miquel…
When is it acceptable to reject a wine in a restaurant?
Have you ever wanted to refuse a wine that was opened table side? Do you know the etiquette involved with such a problem? Look no further. Here, wine journalist and self professed flavour obsessive Jamie Goode, aka the Wine Anorak, shares his dining experiences and the unwritten rules about rejecting a wine brought to the table.
Filming half-cut, not the usual but it happens.
To round-up this weeks news on a Friday, we’ve found a Hollywood treat from our pals at Vine Pair…The question is… who whilst filming, showed up to set drunk? Ed Norton, Fred Astaire and Harry Potter to name a few. For a bit more of this kind of share-with-friends trivia, read on…
More to watch on “Actors Who Were Drunk During Filming” And it’s only 6 minutes and 3 seconds long!!