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Champagne and Sparkling Wine Books

Champagne / Sparkling Wine Books

There will not be many wine enthusiasts who will not at least own a wine book or two and in most cases a small library. I myself have around 40 books on wine from many different eras and by different authors, I often refer to them when seeking out some finer details on wine regions…

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10 Prosecco Houses to Visit 2019

Prosecco DOC Furthers its Commitment to a Sustainable Future

The Prosecco DOC Consortium continues its dedication to preserving the territory and its biodiversity, aiming for continuous improvement of the region The Prosecco DOC Consortium has announced a series of ongoing and new projects that address sustainability and environmental issues, furthering the Consortium’s commitment to building a better and greener future for the Earth and…

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Ferrari Trento presents its first Sustainability Report

Its rapport with the local region – a terroir to be protected, highlighted and promoted – is at the heart of the vision of sustainability of the winery belonging to Gruppo Lunelli Sustainability, conceived above all as an intimate, indissoluble rapport with its region, has always been part of Ferrari Trento’s DNA. It is in…

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Battle of The Bubbles – Pizzaland

Battle of The Bubbles – English Fizz vs Champagne vs Cava vs Trento DOC An epic battle is about to take place, one of cosmic proportions, these fine examples of Sparkling Wines have been chosen to represent their country and battle it out over which pairs best with a Pizza. After looking through the internet…

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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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