Sparkling Wine News

Why Sparkling Wine? My Top 10 Reasons

Well why not?! It’s fabulous. Don’t you agree? I’ve been asked a few times why my business specialises in premium sparkling wine and particularly starting with Prosecco. So here we go….my top 10 reasons why: 1) The wine market for sparkling wine is increasing, particularly Prosecco. In fact, Prosecco overtook Champagne last year in global…

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Star Quality at Langham Estate

During the recent film awards season, it had occurred to me that you can’t call up the winner of the BAFTAs and ask to meet them for a glass of bubbly, but sometimes you can get in touch with the vineyard equivalent of a BAFTA winner and have a glass of sparkling wine with the winemaker. I…

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Grave di Stecca By the Glass in the UK

Grave di Stecca Launched at The SeaHorse Restaurant, Dartmouth, Devon, England “Credo sia il vino più fine ed elegante che questa terra abbia mai prodotto”      (G.B ) Veronelli Wine Guide 2014 “I think it is the finest and most elegant wine that this earth has ever produced” “This wine is sourced from a single,…

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Prosecco outsells Champagne in 2013

Prosecco outsells Champagne in 2013

Prosecco outsold Champagne in 2013 by 307 million bottles to 304 million bottles, according to figures released by OVSE, the Italian wine observatory. Champagne is the most famous, revered and imitated of all sparkling wines so has Prosecco replaced Champagne as the world’s favourite sparkling wine? Sparkling wine is no longer just enjoyed at times of celebration…

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Carpenè Malvolti Prosecco DOC

Carpenè Malvolti Prosecco DOC

Established in 1868, Carpene Malvolti is one of the most prestigious wineries in Veneto. Carpenè Malvolti was  the first company to submit quality Prosecco to the sparkling process and a brand that is a leader in this field both in Italy and abroad. Carpenè Malvolti Prosecco DOC is produced from selected grapes and through a careful…

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Nino Franco

The Company: Antonio Franco founded the “Cantine Franco” winery in Valdobbiadene in 1919. Valdobbiadene is located at the foot of the Prealps, in the Veneto region, near Venice in the Northeast of Italy and is famous for the Prosecco vine and wine production. This area is designated as the Prosecco Superiore DOGC zone. This winery…

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Org de Rac Methode Cap Classique La Verne Brut 2011

Organic Methode Cap Classique La Verne Brut 2011 Varietal :        100 % Chardonnay Viticulture: Organically farmed, trellised with drip irrigation with different cover  crops and organic mulching to stimulate healthy soil microbic activity. Strict pruning and green leaf management, essential for pest control and optimal ripening of the fruit. Tasted frequently by the winemaker and…

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Glyndwr Vineyard Sparkling Wines

Glyndwr Vineyard Sparkling Wines

Glyndwr Vineyard produces a range of fine, award-winning wines which have been carefully blended and fermented by their skilled winemaker for over a quarter of a century. Glyndwr Black Label Vintage Sparkling White 2010 An amazing full bodied wine with a golden hue, fine bubbles, ripe fruit and toasty richness. Only 500 bottles of this fine…

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Glyndwr Vineyard

Glyndwr Vineyard is the oldest established and largest vineyard in Wales. Planted by the current owners in 1982, the estate comprises over 6,000 vines, grown on gently south-east facing slopes in the heart of the beautiful Vale of Glamorgan. The bottle label depicts the Welsh prince, Owain Glyndwr, riding into battle with Carreg Cennen Castle…

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