Sparkling Wine News

French Prosecco

And Now a Prosecco from Provence… ?

We share an article written by Subhash Arora who is a good friend of us here at Glass of Bubbly, he is reporting on the recent news that a sparkling wine in France is to name itself as a Prosecco. Subhash is a passionate wine journalist and frequent guest to judge at wine awards internationally….

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5 Conversation Stealing Sparkling Wines

Wouldn’t it be great if, when hosting your next dinner party, you whip out a bottle of Sparkling Wine that no one has tried before, a Sparkling Wine that will keep people thinking about it and desperately wanting another glass, well here is my list of Sparkling Wines that I think will do the trick….

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New Vineyard Planting for Fitz Wines

Here we hear from David Ford the owner of the vineyard which has planted new vines for Fitz Wine. When we first looked at buying the farm in 2002 we were initially put off by the complete disrepair of the farmhouse. A walk around the fields, however, made us realise that the work required would…

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Exciting times ahead for Fitz Wine says Gareth Davies, Winemaker

Fitz Winemaker, Gareth Davies, updates us on the new vineyard that is being planted exclusively for future bottles of Fitz. A couple of weeks ago, I made my way down to the village of Hawkhurst: a gorgeous chocolate-box village nestled on the Kent-Sussex border. Given our current circumstances, this journey had to be an essential…

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Production of Prosecco DOC Rosé has been Approved

Prosecco DOC Consortium Announces Production of Prosecco DOC Rosé has been Approved. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies’ National Wine Committee unanimously approved the new DOC category for Prosecco The Prosecco DOC Consortium announces that the proposal to amend the disciplinary rules for the production of Prosecco DOC, which includes the introduction of…

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100 Award Winning Sparkling Wines that should be on your Wine Menu

100 Award Winning Sparkling Wines that should be on your Wine Menu

I have not tasted each and every sparkling wine around the world so of course, I can only base my recommendations from my own tasting experience which now stands at over 10,000 labels reviewed. From wonderful vintage Champagnes to red sparkling wines produced by farmers on the hills in Slovenia, I have done my fair…

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10 Prosecco Houses to Visit 2019

464 Million Bottles of Prosecco DOC were Sold in 2018

464 Million Bottles of Prosecco DOC were Sold in 2018 That is an estimated retail value of 2.4 billion euros, 2 billion pounds, or 2.5 billion dollars. Out of the 464 million bottles of Prosecco sold, 83.32% were Sparkling, 16.63% Semi-Sparkling and 0.05% Still. Out of the Sparkling Wine – 25% was Brut, 63% was…

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Tasting Vintage Sparkling Wines From Around The World – 2014

With every great harvest, a vintage is sure to follow, welcome back to the second article of this new series exclusive to Glass of Bubbly, where will take you around the world tasting the vintages of different years. We started off this series with vintages from the year 2015 in Canada, Spain, Austria and Slovenia,…

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Interview with Michael from Arunda

Sparkling Winemakers and their Artwork – Michael Reiterer

During my travels exploring the many fine winemakers across Europe and beyond, on a few occasions, I have stumbled across those who not only practice great skills of art in the making of wine, but also an equal passion for art in other forms. I have seen whole studios dedicated to creating wonderful artwork to…

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