Has the bubble burst? Sales of Prosecco drop by three million bottles

Has the bubble burst? Sales of Prosecco drop by three million bottles as gin becomes the new trendy tipple Experts say Britain has passed 'peak prosecco' as sparkling wine loses its sparkle Figures show that sales of all fizzy wines dropped by 3million bottles last year  But an accountancy firm claims the drop is due to a fall in the value of the pound

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 00:22 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 00:28 BST, 1 April 2019

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It's become a staple at Christmas, birthdays and even brunch.

But after years of record-breaking sales, it seems sparkling wine has, well, lost its sparkle.

Experts have claimed Britain has passed ‘peak prosecco’ after sales of all fizzy wines – including champagne, cava and English varieties – dropped by 3million bottles last year.

Experts have claimed Britain has passed ¿peak prosecco¿ after sales of all fizzy wines dropped by 3million bottles last year. But The Wine and Spirit Trade Association last week revealed a ¿staggering¿ £2.1billion worth of gin was sold in the UK in 2018 [File photo]

Experts have claimed Britain has passed ‘peak prosecco’ after sales of all fizzy wines dropped by 3million bottles last year. But The Wine and Spirit Trade Association last week revealed a ‘staggering’ £2.1billion worth of gin was sold in the

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