In our house, we have been fans of cava, over prosecco, for as long as I can remember. Prosecco just doesn’t do it for me. As a wine merchant, however, prosecco is a hard product to ignore. Italian sparkling wine accounts for just under seventy per cent of the sparkling wine portfolio I work with.
In the closing moments, Mears delivered a coup de théâ which left his audience visibly shaken.