Sparkling Wine News

What The World Has To Say About Sparkling Wine

Quoting a Proverb can be like reciting poetry, especially when dealing with the fine Art of Wine and Fizz. But what is a Proverb, do you know? If you don’t, then here is the definition – ‘a short, well-known pithy saying, stating a general truth or piece of advice.’ I’ve found some beautifully written proverbs…

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10 Fun Facts about Prosecco

10 Fun Facts about Prosecco

For many of us, when we hear of bubbles in our wine glass, the word Prosecco comes to mind. It’s the most popular sparkling wine in volume of sales in the UK even out selling Champagne. One of Italy’s most famous creations and with a worldwide fan base, Prosecco is in fact quite a bit…

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Methode Charmat

What is Methode Charmat?

There are many ways in which wines are made that deliver varied styles and results. From generation to generation, throughout the world, wine production has evolved and improved yet basic practises have usually remained in order to produce both still and sparkling wines. One such way is called the methode Charmat or Charmat method, better…

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Fox & Fox Produces Own-Label English Sparkling Wine for Paxton & Whitfield

East Sussex’s award-winning, boutique vineyard Fox & Fox has produced a special own-label English Sparkling Wine for Royal Warrant holders Paxton & Whitfield – the first English wine to be launched by the 200-year-old British cheesemonger. The English Sparkling Wine (£35.00/75cl) is available online from www.paxtonandwhitfield.co.uk and from its three stores in Jermyn Street, London,…

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Gruner Veltliner Schlumberger Klassik Brut NV

Sparkling Wine Grape – Grüner Veltliner

How do you pronounce Grüner Veltliner? Grewn er – Velt lin er Where is Grüner Veltliner grown? The grape is synonymous with Austria where up to a third of the vines grown in the country are this variety. You will also see harvests in Hungary, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic along with countries further afield such…

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Slovenian No.1’s

We all strive to be the very best, the finest and most accomplished, to be No.1, whether it be in business, sports, or family, but sometimes we just fall short of being the very best and end up being one of the best, gaining that silver medal to take home rather than the gold, but…

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Meditate With A Meditation Sparkling Wine

Do you ever feel like you need to take a moment out of your day and just find some peace of mind, to meditate, to clear all the negative energy you’re holding, well if you’re in that mindset right now, then here are a few ways you can do it. Zen Meditation This Meditation is…

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A glass of Bubbly

Crémant de Bourgogne in the Cotes d’Or

The Burgundy region has long been established as the home of high-quality wine. There is evidence that vines were planted there by Celtic settlers in the first century BC and that the Romans also planted and cultivated them in their quest to bring wine to much of Europe. But it is the medieval monks of…

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Rosé colouring levels

Sparkling Wine ‘Rosé Levels’ from Light to Dark and Hidden too

I just recently finished a blind rosé sparkling wine tasting where 57 labels were judged and upon revealing what each of the labels were, there was quite a display of shades of rosé as well as bottle designs to admire. Across the world, northern to southern hemispheres from cool to warm climates, rosé sparkling wines…

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