Sparkling Wine News

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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Should You Spit or Should You Swallow?

When it comes to the fine art of tasting a Glass of Bubbly, how do you do it? The answer – however you like! There is no right or wrong way, that’s the beauty of it, if that answer is all you are looking for, then thank you for reading, but if you would like…

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What is Charmat Method?

You may have heard of the Charmat Method before, but do you really know what it is or how it’s done? The Charmat Method is widely associated with Prosecco, but it isn’t just Italy that uses this method, it is also used in countries like Germany and America. What is the Charmat Method? It is…

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