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Italian bubbly prosecco rises to the occasion

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 05:50
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Lighter, generally less dry and significantly less expensive than its French rival champagne, prosecco has seen its overseas sales surge.

Verona, Italy

IF there was one tipple wine lovers couldn't get enough of last year it was prosecco, the Italian sparkler that has outstripped champagne as the world's favourite bubbly. And listening to industry insiders assembled in the city of Romeo and Juliet for the VinItaly wine fair