Sparkling Wine News

Limoux, The Oldest Sparkling Wine In The World

To everybody’s surprise, not to mention disappointment, it is not Champagne that holds the reputation of the oldest sparking in the world, but it is the sparkling of Limoux! Limoux, a town in the region of Occitanie in France is not only the oldest sparkling winemaking region in the world but is also one of…

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Interview With A Sommelier – Sabino Iacobone

The World of Wine is beautifully showcased by an army of talented Sommeliers, who help the consumer discover their next favourite bottle, understand the different regions and pair a delicious meal with the right Glass of Bubbly. In this feature, I speak with a man from Bangkok, Thailand, who has helped many people to discover…

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The Renaissance of Hungarian Bubbles

An introduction to the sparkling wines in Hungary I still remember the first glass of Hungarian sparkling I had ever had. We have to go back roughly 10 years, around 2014. It was a Hungaria Extra Dry ‘The Blue Label’ I had at the Gay Hussar, a renowned Hungarian restaurant back in London that is…

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Interview With A Sommelier – Prokopios Mountrichas

The World of Wine is beautifully showcased by an army of talented Sommeliers, who help the consumer discover their next favourite bottle, understand the different regions and pair a delicious meal with the right Glass of Bubbly. In this feature, I speak with a man from Greece, who has helped many people to discover the…

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Interview With A Sommelier – Gaia Serafini

The World of Wine is beautifully showcased by an army of talented Sommeliers, who help the consumer discover their next favourite bottle, understand the different regions and pair a delicious meal with the right Glass of Bubbly. In this feature, I speak with a woman from Italy, who has helped many people to discover the…

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Costa degli Dei Wines on the Rise in Calabria

Wine production in the Costa degli Dei (Coast of the Gods) area along the Tyrrhenian coast in Calabria is starting to create a name for itself. Calabria has been on the rise for the last decade regarding small production and artisanal wineries, while from the post-WWII era, the larger-scale wineries had dominated the scene. Phylloxera…

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Finding Love in Southern Italy

I’d like to dedicate my Valentine’s Day article to those who believe in true love, the eternal romantics who live for love and those who are still looking for their own soulmate. This article is for all of you. Love: what a wonderful word, it makes us happy just to say it. Love fills the…

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Interview With A Sommelier – Melody Wong

The World of Wine is beautifully showcased by an army of talented Sommeliers, who help the consumer discover their next favourite bottle, understand the different regions and pair a delicious meal with the right Glass of Bubbly. In this feature, I speak with a woman from, Hong Kong, who has helped many people to discover…

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The Oltrepò Pavese Wine Region and Its Sparkling Wines

In the Italian region of Lombardia, the Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG is the officially recognised appellation for the sparkling wine from this area (DOCG, Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita – controlled and guaranteed designation of origin). It is one of the most important sparkling wine appellations of Italy, the others being the Trento…

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