Sparkling Wine News

Crazy Situations To Drink Sparkling Wine

Do you ever find yourself in these crazy situations in life? Being dumbfounded, palm against the head, draw dropping type of situations, well if you’re answer is yes, then the situations I have for you are going to make you think twice. Welcome To The Craziest Situations To Enjoy a Glass of Bubbly International Space…

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Volcanic Vineyards

One of the most fascinating and rewarding places to plant vines is in Volcanic ash. Vines planted in mineral-rich soils produce an outstanding quality of grapes, which translates to remarkable Sparkling Wines, volcanic soil is considered very mineral-rich, with the grapes absorbing volcanic characteristics that produce some of the world’s most flavourful Sparkling Wines. Volcanic…

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Medal Badges on Champagne bottles

Can we rely on Gold, Silver, Bronze Medal Badges on Wine Bottles?

Have you ever noticed and more so ever been tempted by, a medal badge on a bottle of wine? From highly commended to gold and trophy level, many bottles globally will contain one or more on the label or as a separate addition and usually at a prominent visual point on the bottle. Are wine badges…

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3 Ways to Experience the Harvest with Familia Torres

Before winter sets in, the autumnal season still offers plenty of sunshine and mild temperatures, the perfect kind of weather for excursions and activities in and around the vineyard. The main attraction among them is, of course, the harvest. This year, Familia Torres once again offers the opportunity to experience the Penedès harvest through three…

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The Ultimate Sparkling Wine Dating Guide

Whether you’re planning ahead or looking this up quickly while standing in a restaurant bathroom, this article will be your wingman into the world of Sparkling Wine and Dating. When it comes to Sparkling Wine, it can do more than just taste good, a study by Zooks, an online dating app, surveyed 8,793 of its…

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vintage prosecco

Can you age Charmat Method?

In the world of sparkling wine we see mostly two production processes being Traditional method and Charmat method. These two processes make the more popular sparkling wines we are familiar with such as: Traditional Method: Champagne / Cava / Cremant Charmat Method: Prosecco / Lambrusco / Muscato Charmat method is also known as the tank…

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The Art of a Wine Label – In Another Life

With the thousands of Sparkling Wines that I’ve tasted over the years, I’ve come across hundreds of different kinds of labels, all with their own story to tell. From different colours, fonts and sizes, young and old, vibrant and dark, from the animals, landmarks, towns, villages, and maps of the vineyard in which the grapes…

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Pick of the Best – Oliver vs Christopher – Rosé Edition

This is the third article in the Pick of the Best series, we’ve both picked one bottle of award winning Sparkling Wine that we’ve very much enjoyed and we’ll showcase it to each other, this time we’ve both chosen a Rosé Sparkling Wine and we’ll see if we can be persuaded the other to switch…

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Celebrity Sparkling Wines

Did you know that some of your favourite actors own their very own wineries, or work with wineries across the world to produce their own wine labels? Have you ever enjoyed a celebrity-owned Sparkling Wine before? This is a compelling list of Sparkling Wines produced by or with some of the world’s most famous Celebrities,…

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