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Duernberg. Sustainable Viticulture Uncorked

What is sustainability and sustainable viticulture? sustainability /səsteɪnəˈbɪlɪt noun 1.the ability to maintain growth at a certain rate or level without creating a negative impact on the environment. “the sustainability of economic growth” •avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance. “the pursuit of global environmental sustainability” Sustainability involves…

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Positive Long-Term Growth for the UK Wine Industry

• The latest industry figures from Wines of Great Britain reveal a healthy rise in sales in UK and overseas • Employment and tourism numbers show the growing importance of the UK wine industry to the UK economy Wines of Great Britain have released the results from their latest industry survey, based on performance in…

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Portable Bubbly

How convenient would it be if you had a little cooler bag with a few cups or cans of Sparkling Wine in, so you could just whip one out to enjoy, while at the beach, watching the sunset, with some friends or for a quick celebration. MiniVino has made this easy for you to do,…

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Co op Cava Irresistible

Historic Geographical Classifications for Cava

As just about everyone knows, the wineries that elaborate Spain’s prominent sparkling wine, Cava, are distributed all over the country. Although the vast majority of these producers are located in the Catalonia region in the northeast corner of the country, there are several dozen others located in various other regions, some as far as 950…

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Fitz Sparkling Wine Fitz Pink

Interview with Gareth Davies Winemaker at Fitz

Fitz wanted to enter the English sparkling wine industry, but by trying something different, when Fitz first started every English sparkling wine was made using the traditional method, but Fitz didn’t want to make their Sparkling Wines that way, they wanted to create a different flavour, they wanted to give England and the rest of…

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Harry Potter and the Glass of Bubbly

Pitch black living room, Hermione and Ron are waiting to surprise Harry. Hermione – He’ll be here soon. Ron – I know. Hermione – Then stop eating. Ron – I’m hungry… Did you just touch me? Hermione – No. Ron – Someone or something just touched me…. It did it again! Hermione – Be quiet!…

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Sam Lindo Interview

Interview with Sam Lindo Winemaker at Camel Valley

Sam Lindo is the second generation winemaker at Camel Valley. Sam, a maths graduate who had seemed destined for a career in the city, instead decided to make his life in Cornwall and returned to the family farm, where he had grown up, in 2002. Son of founder Bob Lindo, a retired RAF pilot, who…

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Deutscher Sekt German sparkling wine

10 Things You Might Not Know About Sekt

Sekt is the translation in German for ‘sparkling wine’. Sekt is the name used for German and Austrian sparkling wines. 1. Sekt is usually sweeter and lower in alcohol than Champagne. 2. Most Sekt is produced using the Charmat method, like Prosecco, but it can also be made in the traditional method. 3. Sekt has…

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Sea Breeze Sparkling Wine

Sun, Sea and Sand, a perfect combination, but for some reason I’ve always felt that it’s been missing something, a fizzy drink maybe? Sun, Sea, Sand and Sparkling Wine, the new perfect combination. The Sea Breeze category is very popular and well liked among the Glass of Bubbly Judges, with it even being a favourite…

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