The champagne alternative?

Prosecco, originally named after the grape that's harvested in Veneto, northeast Italy, has instead become a universal designation for cheap Italian fizz. The wine is making giant leaps over here - helped by the fact it's about a third of the price of champagne - and its sweetness and perkiness make it a good summer aperitif. Try this Tesco Finest Prosecco (Brut) which has a creamy texture, a tight bead and some fruity top notes of peach and apple. Finest Bisol Prosecco di Valdobbiadene, £8.50 at Tesco

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