Mixed Bubbles: Sparkling Wine Trends For 2020

The increase was driven by the imported segment, which was up nearly 8%; domestic sparkling wines fell slightly. Just two brands among the top-10 domestic sparklers, both from E. & J. Gallo Winery, posted growth in consumption.Wycliff, #9, saw a 16.8% increase in 2019, and #4, Barefoot Bubbly, rose 4.3%.   Meanwhile, just two brands among the top-10 imported sparklers posted declines: Cupcake Sparkling, down 3.2%, and Martini & Rossi Asti, which fell 2.4%. The…

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Wine Reviews: The Sweet Taste of Moscato

For our latest round of wine reviews, we asked our national panel of experts to rate moscato—any style from anywhere in the world. As always, these selections include brief tasting notes, a rating and the wine’s retail price, which can vary from store to store and market to market. Unless noted otherwise, the price reflects a 750-ml. bottle. If you’re a beverage professional with a specialty in wine and you’re interested in participating in the…

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