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Prosecco drives sparkling profits to new heights
Dr Andreas Brokemper, CEO, Henkell Freixenet
carter@meininger.de Thu, 06/04/2020 - 11:21

Henkell Freixenet, the world’s largest sparkling wine company, had a windfall year in 2019. Can this growth in the sparkling market continue in 2020? CEO Dr Andreas Brokemper talks to Felicity Carter.
 

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If major corporations begin to re-think their need for office space, the restaurants and bars of the big cities could be in trouble. Robert Joseph asks what this means for the on-trade wine scene.

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An American educator in Paris

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