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Confused by Slovenian Sparkling Wine

Wine Border Regions – Italy & Slovenia (Goriška Brda)

A border that I have travelled on a few occasions and close by regions that I very much admire both for wine / wine tourism and lifestyle, is the one that separates Italy and Slovenia – A divide of some 232 km in length. Though Italy has a much wider choice and fan base for…

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Does Your Bottle Shape Matter?

When it comes to buying a bottle of Champagne or Sparkling Wine, how much does the shape of the bottle influence you? We all buy things with our eyes, seeing something pleasing to you, will make it more likely that you would choose that product over another. When you normally think of bottle shape, you…

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il Fresco Prosecco Villa Sandi

Villa Sandi Il Fresco – Brut, Bio and now Rosé!

One of the many admirable things about the famous Prosecco producer Villa Sandi is the great depth of labels you can choose from. For a winery who exports to over 100 countries, their choice offering is important and if you are after discovering the Prosecco region then they have all boxes ticked to include (available…

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Karlovcek – Jernejeva Penina Rose

Can a Wine Change Character in your Glass?

Now, this is such a very big topic and open to many discussions and points of view. So for this article I am going to write from my personal point of view having tasted many thousands of wines and experiencing wines that have given me a host of difference experiences. I have tasted wines that…

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Villa Sandi Presents the New Prosecco DOC Rosé

The new Prosecco DOC rosè from Villa Sandi is joining the successful ‘Il Fresco’ line, which has come to represent crispy and fresh bubbles, a symbol of Italian lifestyle. Wine enthusiasts have been waiting for Prosecco Rosé for quite a while. Now the time has come for consumers and lovers of pinks bubbles to enjoy…

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Wine Tasting & Tour with Luxury Cream Tea

Escape into the Sussex countryside for a quintessentially English Cream Tea Wine Tasting and Tour. Bolney Wine Estate have a new Wine Tasting and Tour with Luxury Cream Tea includes a guided tour of their beautiful vineyard and estate in the Sussex countryside, followed by a wine tasting experience of five of their award-winning wines…

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Following 007’s footsteps in Venice

What do exotic spots, the iconic Aston Martin, tech tools, elegantly tailored suits have in common with a charming and committed man? It should come as no surprise that the answer is James Bond, the British secret agent on her Majesty’s service. It was 1952 when Ian Fleming sat down at his desk in his…

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Sparkling Orange Wine Chile

Sparkling Wine made from Fukumoto Oranges

Wines are made from grapes right? Most of us will consider this the basic fact when it comes to wine making and wine drinking, the main ingredient is one or more of many hundreds of varieties of grapes produced around the world. “There are many thousands of grape varieties out there though those which are…

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Glass of Bubbly Awards 2020 Results

The results are in from The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2020. We would like to thank every wine label that submitted their wines to be judged over two days the Champagne Route Bar in London. Each wine went through a detailed tasting to not only score it points for a medal, but also…

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