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River Danube Austria

Sparkling Wine from Kamptal – Niederösterreich Lower Austria

In the north-western wine region of Austria (Lower Austria Niederösterreich), you will find the Kamp Valley or Kamptal in German and as it is more widely referred to. With the river Kamp (of which the wine region is named after) running straight through and down to the main river that of Danube. The wine region…

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Valentine’s Day Fizz

February 14th, the day to celebrate love by sharing a great bottle of fizz with your special someone. When choosing a bottle of bubbly for the two of you to enjoy, why not try something different, maybe something from Austria or Italy, Spain or SLOVEnia, the choice is yours, don’t limit yourself from what you…

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Italian Sparklers 2022

The Best of Italian Sparklers

Just today someone asked me what if I had to choose just one country to drink wine from and of course, my answer was, as always, Italy. It is not a difficult answer today for me as it comes with having made lots of painstaking sacrifices in order to cut my wine preferences to just…

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VinoVirtual: February 7-9 2022 Champagne & Sparkling

2022 is turning out to be more digital than expected… Online Fairs for Wine & Sprit Professionals In recent days Public Health uncertainty threatens live, in person events such as wine fairs planned for 2022. According to the Gartner report “ 80% of client/provider contact will be digital through 2025.” More than just an additional…

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Llopart Winery Cava Spain

A Spanish Sparkling Wine with over 600 Years of History – Llopart

The production of wine has a long and sometimes mysterious history with its birthplace somewhat debated though, Georgia from c. 6000 BC is referenced as being the first recorded location for the practice of turning grapes into wine! History of Cava / Spanish Sparkling Wine “The roots of the Cava industry can be traced back…

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What are the different types of Prosecco

What are the Different Types of Prosecco?

How we love our Italian friends for such a fine discovery in Prosecco! From the Northern region of Italy, it offers tourists the most amazing wine experience from the wonderful rolling hills full of vines to the magical wineries making the world famous bubbly. What many might not know though is that there isn’t just…

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Graham Beck Appoints Pierre de Klerk as Cellar Master

As a pioneering leader in the production of award-winning Cap Classique, we are delighted to announce the appointment of Pierre de Klerk as Cellar Master. De Klerk previously held the title of Winemaker and succeeds industry icon Pieter ‘Bubbles’ Ferreira who is transitioning into his new position as Graham Beck’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) after…

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Henkell Freixenet Buys Bolney Wine Estate

Henkell Freixenet’s entry into the emerging, high-growth English sparkling wine segment was through the acquisition of Bolney Wine Estate English sparkling wine and wine cellar based near Brighton, Sussex on the 14th of January. English sparkling wine, considered by some experts as ‘the new Champagne’, is witnessing exponential growth. Bolney Wine Estate was founded in…

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Tajfl Pet Nat

Rosé Sparkling Wine Pet Nat

A relatively unknown country when it comes to wine fame yet one that holds a treasure chest of delights should you have the opportunity to explore them. An impressive 22,300 hectares of vineyard and a population of just over two million (2.1) sees approximately 10.5 m2 of vineyard to every Slovenian. “… Slovenia has such…

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