Sparkling Wine News

The Godfather – An Italian Showdown

My reader, come closer, I have something to tell you… Our family is about to go to war, a disagreement has come about, disputing what is the best Traditional Italian Sparkling Wine, it is up to you to present a firm offensive as we come under attack by the 5 families. The streets of New…

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Low Alcohol Bubbly Rosé

The creation of Annick Bubbly Rosé was the answer to the unanswered question ‘what can we order in a bar/restaurant when we don’t feel like an alcoholic drink or soda/coffee?’ Annick Devaux is from Belgium, she embarked on a bike journey from Brussels to Lucca, but became ever more frustrated when she could never find…

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The First Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG Cru

The First Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG Cru by Montelvini’s FM333 Montelvini, one of the most popular and well known Prosecco brands, have released something truly unique, the First Asolo Prosecco Superiore DOCG Cru – and they’ve called it FM333. FM means Fontana Masorin, the name of their vineyard located on the Montello Hill which is…

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Is Sparkling Wine Too Complicated?

The world of Sparkling Wine is one that is constantly growing and to stay on top of everything that is happening in the industry is a full-time job, but for the average consumer who just wants to enjoy some Sparkling Wine, is it made too complicated? With enough time, anyone could come to understand and…

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What is Placomusophilia

What is Placomusophilia?

Are you a placomusophile? Are you always tempted to keep hold of the plaque de muselet when you pop open a bottle of bubbly? Are you confused yet? For those not in the know then let me explain what these words and terms mean and it is quite an exciting and hotly followed subject in…

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The BIO of Prosecco

The wonderful world of Prosecco is vast and delicious, but what does BIO mean? BIO Prosecco is a step back into nature, coming away from the chemical protectors of the vines/grapes, and using strict organic production methods, to preserve the land and vines in which they produce an all natural and sustainable Prosecco. BIO is…

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The Future of Welsh Sparkling Wine

With a history in the vines dating back to the Romans, the few Wineries that operate out of Wales are making strides and are pushing to introduce their creations as a serious contender to the likes of English Sparkling Wine and Champagne. Around 30 vineyards are operational in Wales, each with a different variation of…

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Welcome To The 1920s – The Age Of Prohibition

The year is 1920, the day is January 17th, a day that will alter the course of America for the next 13 years, drawing crime to the doorsteps of the average working American, disregarding the freedoms of millions and decimating the lives of thousands. Two years out of what was then called the Great War…

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From Small Acres Great Sparkling Wines Can Grow

How a husband and wife turned their one-acre-old paddock into a small vineyard and started producing delicious English Sparkling Wine, this is an interesting story! Every year that goes by, the English Sparkling Wine industry develops and reaches new heights, but it isn’t just the big vineyards that are helping to further the knowledge and…

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