Sparkling Wine News

Find Out More About Rosé Prosecco

The world of Rosé Prosecco is an exciting one, it’s only since May 20th, 2020 that Italy’s National Wine Committee approved the production of Rosé Prosecco, using the Glera and Pinot Noir grapes. Even though Rosé Prosecco hasn’t been around for very long, we still have an outstanding selection to choose from, including Rosés from…

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Slovenia has more than 28,000 wineries

Slovenia has more than 28,000 wineries!

I wanted to share an attention grabbing headline, far from click baiting as it is a fact, in order to acquire your attention as I firmly believe that Slovenia deserves a good proportion of our overall wine attention. Here’s why with plenty of facts to support it: In the last month (October 2021) I have…

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Bottega – Shine With Every Glass

Many will recognize this bottle, a bottle that stands out to you that, it wants to be enjoyed, shining Gold and Pink, Bottega’s unforgettable colour and bottle design have earned Bottega Gold the position of the second best-selling Sparkling Wine in travel retail since 2017, according to the IWSR rankings. We all buy with our…

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Can Light Really Effect Your Wine?

One of the most important parts of enjoying wine, especially fine wines, is how they are stored and served. Once the winemaker has completed their job and your independent importer has bought in and placed your favourite bottle on the shelf directly in your eye line, then the wine is in your hands… What you…

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The Delights of Vipava Valley

Sparkling Wine Regions – Vipava Valley – Slovenia

This thin strip of area within Slovenia that touches on one of its neighbouring countries, Italy, remains relatively unknown to many yet treasured by those who do. It can be said to have the ideal location within the heart of Europe with the Mediterranean Sea, Julian Alps, Trieste and 5 international airports within a 160-km…

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ThinK Prosecco & ThinK Pink

As in the words of Aretha Franklin “You better think (think) Think about what you’re trying to do to me Think (think, think) Let your mind go, let yourself be free” Inspiring words of letting your mind go and being free, this song always comes to mind when I think about ThinK Prosecco, a feel-good,…

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A brief history of English Sparkling Wine

A Brief History of English Sparkling Wine

English Sparkling Wine holds much of its history within the last 50 years whereas it’s close sparkling wine region neighbour, Champagne, can boost a history of centuries. Even though some would say that Fizz made in England is a modern phenomenon compared to other famous sparkling wine countries and regions, you could also say that…

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Whats does sans dosage mean

What does Sans Dosage mean?

An important part in the making of sparkling wines globally is the sugar levels. We can today choose from those heavy in sweetness and then also the complete opposite with others being bone dry. From Champagne to Prosecco, we can select our sweetness levels to suit our preferences and requirements. In amongst the descriptions letting…

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What is Vintage Champagne

In wine, what does Vintage mean?

Vintage will certainly seem to be a word associated with age and which can slot alongside the likes of retro, antique or even old fashioned. Yes? Well, if we are using the word generally then yes, I am sure we are all familiar with descriptives such as vintage clothing or vintage cars which usually tells…

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