Prosecco prayers answered with launch of new wine '˜Progrigio'

Prosecco lovers have no reason to panic over a predicted price hike.

Friday, 17th February 2017, 9:55 am
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 9:27 pm
Prosecco prayers answered

Because a new ‘pro’ wine has been launched for customers with a taste for fizz.

‘Progrigio’ – a mix of Prosecco and Pinot Grigio – will hit the aisles in Asda, which has stores across the county, from this week.

Made by blending the Prosecco glera grape with Pinot Grigio, the Progrigio wine offers an answer to Prosecco fans, who have been left in dismay after warnings this week that Prosecco prices could rise by 9%, - around 59p per bottle. So get your flute glasses ready to wet your whistle with the new tipple, which is priced at £5 per 75cl bottle.

It has an ABV of 11%.

The UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association made the Prosecco predictions due to a weaker pound, higher inflation and potential alcohol duty increases, meaning the cost of Britain’s favourite fizz is predicted to rise.