Four fab… supermarket Proseccos

This summer I have adored sipping a flute of fizz topped by a strawberry (or two!) in our garden. But this is clearly not the cheapest of pastimes. As such, I’ve made a bit of a habit of seeking our the nicest – and crucially – best value bottles of Prosecco from supermarkets.

After some (not really tough at all research) these are my four favs…

Supermarket Prosecco

Summertime is made for sipping Prosecco in the garden

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Champagne sales fall as we turn to cheaper sparkling wines

It’s hardly the most surprising of news (there has been something of a recession after all) but Champagne shipments to the UK dropped last year.

And research shows that sales of cheaper sparkling wines like cava and prosecco soared during the same period of time.

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There’s Cava at the finish line!

Approximately 30,000 people will take on the London Marathon this Sunday.

These brave (and very fit) souls will run 26.2 miles (42.2kms) through the streets of our capital, in aid of very good causes.

I haven’t ever run one. And, to be honest, I doubt I ever will. But last weekend my sister completed her first one. She ran the Brighton Marathon, for Cancer Research UK, in under four hours (3.53.47 to be precise.)

As promised... Cava at the finish line

As promised… Cava at the finish line

My contribution to this marvellous effort? Well, when she started training months ago I said I would watch, drink some wine, and have a bottle of pink fizz for her at the finish line.

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