Sparkling Wine News

Tasting Vintage Sparkling Wines From Around The World – 2017

With every great harvest, a vintage is sure to follow, welcome back to the fourth article of this exclusive series to Glass of Bubbly, which will take you around the world tasting the vintages of different years. We’ve already done 3 vintage years with 2014, 2015 and 2016 vintage Sparkling Wines, let’s now explore the…

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History Of Wine – When Did The World Start Making Wine

Each country has its own history in growing vines and making wine, in this article I’ll break down the time period when certain countries started their Winemaking lives. This list contains 45 of the most well-known Winemaking countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and both North and South America. Answering questions like When Did New…

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Bottega Releases 300,000 Bees into its Vineyards

On the 20th of May, World Bee Day, the Bottega winery decided to release 300,000 of these precious insects into the unspoiled nature of the Prosecco hills. It is a choice in the name of sustainability, which the Treviso-based company has always pursued at 360° in its business activities. Bees play a very important role…

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Latest Stats Reveal Prosecco DOC is still the UK’s Favourite

The Prosecco DOC Consortium has revealed the latest data on Prosecco DOC sales globally during 2021. Worldwide, the results show that there has been a 25% increase in sales with a total of 627.5 million certified bottles of Prosecco DOC placed on the market, says Stefano Zanette, President of the Prosecco DOC Consortium. Once again,…

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Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with English Sparkling Wine

On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. A special extended bank holiday weekend from 2nd to 5th June provides an opportunity to celebrate this historic milestone…

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What is Blanc de Noirs?

Quite simply, it means the white from blacks as translated to English from how it is written (in French) and this is in reference to grape juice, ie the white juice that is extracted from black grapes. In many wines within the sparkling sector, even though the colour will be clear, part or if not…

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What Does Austrian Sparkling Wine Taste Like?

I’d give you the same answer no matter what country you asked about, “It Depends” there is no exact answer I can give you, Austria holds a lot of different flavours, it has a load of different wineries that produce a ton of different and incredible Sparkling Wines. When looking for a better answer to…

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Prosecco DOC Tasting With Neil Phillips aka The Wine Tipster

Step into the world of Prosecco DOC with our experienced tour guide, Niel Phillips aka The Wine Tipster Neil Phillips is the UK brand ambassador for Prosecco DOC, representing and showcasing the world of Prosecco DOC to the UK since 2014. Prosecco can only be produced in a certain region in the North-East of Italy,…

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Puro Movia Slovenia Sparkling Wine

Let’s Have Some Fun with Movia Puro Rosé

Have you ever disgorged a bottle of bubbly? Well your opportunity has now arrived with Movia and their Puro range (white and rosé) where you can now experience how to get rid of the dead lees sediments in the neck of the bottle and impress your family and friends! Slovenian winery Movia, located in Goriška…

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