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Franciacorta

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Franciacorta

Erbusco (BS), 31 January 2014 – A positive year for Franciacorta: in 2013 sales grew slightly in the domestic market, while they achieved double-digit growth in exports over the preceding 2012. Bottle sales topped 14 million, of which some 1.3 million were purchased abroad, a spurt of +14.3% over 2012, for a total increase in bottles sold of 9%.

 “2013 was a year of...

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The start of 2014 brings auspicious news: beginning in January, Franciacorta is Made in Italy’s ambassador for Italy’s finest wines on board “Magnifica,” Alitalia’s business class. 

Franciacorta, the versatile sparkling wine made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Blanc grapes, whose 18 months’ ageing sur lie yields its compelling, long-lingering...

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Following the many accolades awarded this year as well by prestigious Italian wine guides, which placed Franciacorta in the very top ranks of their scorings, wine experts’ recognition is continuously expanding abroad. International authorities in the world of wine, such as Tom Stevenson and Robert Parker, for example, have expressed very flattering opinions and evaluations of Franciacorta, which are a...

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