Sparkling Wine News

Stefania & Christopher Episode 4: Sicily, Mount Etna

Think blue: boundless horizons are mirrored in the sea. Look around and think yellow: lemon crops give roundish contours. Then take a breath: orange blossom brings candied peel aromas to your nose. Now indulge your senses in listening to the majestic gait of the waves collecting shells and rocking flourishing vineyards. A tinkle of cowbells…

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Spring Fling Levels in Sparkling Wines 2020

Spring Fling Levels in Sparkling Wines

An exciting time of the year for many is spring and especially when we are out and about enjoying our parks and gardens, the flourish of flowers, blossom, foliage and more is a delight of anticipation of things to come ahead in Summer. Not only are the visual factors there to be enjoyed, but what…

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The Story A Bottle Label Can Tell

When I first looked at the label on this bottle from Kartuzija Pleterje, I initially thought Harry Potter, it was the P in Penina that made me think this, but looking further, I saw the Globus cruciger, the orb and cross, which is a Christian symbol of authority used since the Middle Ages and under…

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Light and Fruity Flavours of Sparkling Wines

Light & Fruity Levels in Sparkling Wines

Who doesn’t like a fruity wine and especially those that involve bubbles. Many different styles of wines from different countries from varied grapes will show a fresh and fruity character. The spectrum of fruit flavour descriptions for both aromas and flavours in wines is vast with the likes of apples and pears to strawberries and…

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Double Barrel Fizz Cocktail

This Town Ain’t Big Enough For The Both Of Us Welcome to the Wild Wild West, I’ll be guiding you through these challenging but fascinating times during the American Frontier. The Wild West era began in 1607 and came to an end in 1920, it is a big part of America’s History and has inspired…

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Fireworks

Fireworks Levels in Sparkling Wines

This is fireworks as in an explosion of flavours and aromas over anything smelling or tasting of gun powder or smoke! A category in the Glass of Bubbly Champagne and Sparkling Wine Awards that is seeking out those labels which are really radiant in character, glowing and awakening style that really makes you sit up…

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The Stylish Prosecco Cocktail

When you have a glass of fizz in your hand, alive with dancing bubbles and aromas of the world, how nice would it be if you got to look the part of Prosecco with the Einstoffen Swiss Design Prosecco Sunglasses. The Einstoffen Sunglasses   When it comes to style, you can always count on a…

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Hint of Spice Levels 202

Hint of Spice Levels in Sparkling Wines

Spices come in many different forms and expressions with a long history attached. Be it from heat levels to colouring to a past showing connections to religious rituals and also including the likes of medicines, cosmetics and even perfume production. Nearly every kitchen will have a collection of spices to enhance food preparation and serving,…

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Sea Breeze Category Medal Winners 2021

Sea Breeze Levels in Sparkling Wines

The idea behind the Sea Breeze category at the Glass of Bubbly Awards is to identify those sparkling wines that conjure up the refreshing experience of the salty sea air you breathe as you take a walk on the beach on a breezy day. Surprising as it may seem, many wines, especially whites, give out…

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