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Franciacorta sales rise despite ‘complex’ climate

Franciacorta sales rise despite ‘complex’ climate | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Total sales of Franciacorta increased by 7.1% in Italy and 7.5% in export markets last year, despite what the Consorzio Franciacorta described as “an extremely complex climate in the economy as a whole”.
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UK most difficult market for top end sparkling wine outside Champagne

UK most difficult market for top end sparkling wine outside Champagne | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The UK is the most difficult market for top end sparkling wine outside of Champagne, according to the head of Franciacorta’s trade body in Italy.
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Franciacorta +25%, almost 14 million bottles

Franciacorta +25%, almost 14 million bottles | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

In 2012, the Franciacorta consolidates its position with a positive performance, and counter that registered a volume growth of 25% compared to 2011, a consumption value of almost € 270 million (average price bottle 19.41 €, tax included ) and 13.85 million bottles sold.

"We are pleased with the results this year, growth has increased consistently in volumes and values, keeping constant the average price per bottle," said Maurizio Zanella, president of the Consortium Franciacorta, commenting on the figures for 2012 obtained by the Observatory economics, the survey tool set for over a year in the Franciacorta Consortium which collects data of certain companies.

On the market, moreover, the demand has expressed a growing consensus towards the Rosé, which does detect an increase of 50%, and on Satèn, which corresponds to about 10% of total production.

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After winning over skeptics, a pioneer of biodynamic wine looks back and has no regrets

After winning over skeptics, a pioneer of biodynamic wine looks back and has no regrets | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Germany and Switzerland, two "habitual" end markets key for the future of Italian wine
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Franciacorta launches label for Alitalia

Franciacorta launches label for Alitalia | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Italian sparkling wine region Franciacorta has created an exclusive label to serve on all intercontinental Alitalia flights.
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