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Haywire Winery

Haywire Winery

Haywire wines are made at Okanagan Crush Pad winery in Summerland, BC, where owners Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie established Switchback Vineyard in 2007. The wines are made by Michael Bartier with guidance from Italian consulting winemaker Alberto Antonini. Haywire is committed to crafting natural wines that tell the story of our land. Haywire is an…

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Zonin Prosecco DOC

Zonin Prosecco DOC

Prosecco has become the most successful and best selling Italian sparkling wine and has been gaining international popularity and recognition. Zonin Prosecco is made from Glera grapes, known as the Prosecco grape which is native to the Veneto region. Prosecco offers a fresh, unique and authentic experience, while remaining loyal to its traditional roots. Zonin Prosecco is…

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Zonin Prosecco

Zonin Prosecco

Zonin Prosecco is a varietal wine made from the Prosecco grape which is native to the Veneto region. There, the Zonin family owns the largest Prosecco vineyards in Italy and it is from these vineyards that the fruit for Prosecco is sourced. This control over all aspects of the production from vineyard to glass allows Zonin…

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Methode Marlborough Society

Methode Marlborough Society

Through collaboration, communication and education, we aim to build recognition and respect for the heritage and quality of Marlborough traditional method sparkling wines. A group of highly regarded Marlborough producers are pleased to announce the formation of “Méthode Marlborough”; a society formed to communicate the quality and heritage of Marlborough traditional method sparkling wines. The society comprises,…

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Sharpham Sparkling Wines

Sharpham is widely recognised as producing some of England’s most outstanding wines. We have been producing wine for nearly twenty five years. Sharpham Sparkling 2010 Grape varieties: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier & Pinot Gris. A classic and stylish sparkling wine made in the traditional method. A refreshingly crisp initial palette followed by light biscuity notes…

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Raventós i Blanc Conca del Riu Anoia

Why leave the Cava DO? In 1888, Manuel Raventós Doménech creates a sparkling wine from Penedés with the three native varieties: Xarel·lo, Macabeu and Parellada. When we created CAVA in 1872, we dreamed of a World Class sparkling wine. This is why Josep Raventós Fatjó innovated with Xarel.lo from the same vineyard where “de la Finca” comes…

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Raventos i Blanc – Manuel Raventós Mágnum 2003

Produced since 1991, this sparkling wine was created by Manuel Raventós, the founder of Raventós i Blanc. In 2001, Manuel Raventós and his son Pepe decided to grow this sparkling wine on two specific plots of the Raventós i Blanc estate: el Clos del Serral and Creueta del Coll. El Clos del Serral occupies a…

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Raventos i Blanc – L’Hereu 2011

L’ Hereu is our “premier”, the finest symbol of how we like to work. Complexity in varieties and soils, with Macabeu as the structural base. Estate: The soil on the estate is calcareous and dates from the oldest period of the Penedès valley, some 16 million years ago, when it was still covered by the Mediterranean. The…

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Raventos i Blanc – De La Finca 2009

The result of a new philosophy of making sparkling wines based on a study of the forces of interaction between the soil, the microclimate, the vines, the animals and the people working on our 21st century estate: bio-synergies. Lying 50 km to the west of Barcelona, De la Finca comes from a historic vineyard whose geology and…

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