Great Interest for Award Winning Sparkling Wines by Wine Pleasures at London Glass of Bubbly Event

9th May 2018


Organisers of two annual sparkling wine competitions, Wine Pleasures took a selection of the 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World and a sample of some of the 50 Great Cavas from Spain (the only competition exclusively for Cava) to the London trade and media at the Glass of Bubbly Champagne & Sparkling Wine Tasting & Summit London on 30 April 2018 Le Meridien Piccadilly Hotel in London Over 175 sparkling wines were on show from producers across the globe. Attendees included chefs, sommeliers, restaurant and hotel owners, wine writers, master of wines and more – in total over 700 people attended the show!

50 Great Cavas 2018– The Competition has been running for 8 years and is valued by wine importers from around the world when it comes to discovering great Cavas for import.

50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World 2018– The Competition has been running for 5 years and is an off spring of the 50 Great Cava initiative accommodating all methods of production of sparkling wines from around the globe.

At the 50 Great Cava table were the following gold and silver medal winning producers and Cavas:

Celler Vell Brut Nature Reserva 2014
Cava Gran Fuchs de Vidal Reserva, Brut Nature 2014.
Via De La Plata Chardonnay Brut Nature Reserva 2015
Mas Codina Brut Reserva 2015
Cava Adernats Gran Reserva Brut Nature 2012
Castellroig Brut Nature Gran Reserva Josep Coca 2011
Finca Valldosera Subirat Parent Brut Nature 2011
Finca Valldosera Brut Nature 2012

At the 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World table were the following gold and silver medal winning producers and sparkling wines:

Contro Tempo Ortrugo dei Colli Piacentini DOC 2017 by Mossi 1558, Italy
Charmat Method
Astoria Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Millesimato 2017 by Astoria, Italy.
Charmat Method
Donna Giulia 2013 by Fattoria Le Terrazze, Italy.
Traditional Method.
Verduzzo Grand Dessert 2015 by Cormons, Italy
Charmat Method
Brut Rosé  2014 by Baracchi Winery, Italy.
Traditional Method
Zlata Radgonska Penina Selection  2014 by Radgonske Gorice, Slovenia.
Traditional Method
Cuvage Rosé Brut Nebbiolo D’Alba DOC 2017 by Cuvage, Italy.
Traditional Method
Côto de Mamoelas 2015 by Provam, Portugal
Traditional Method

The Wine Pleasures team gave tastings to prestigious companies such as Oddbins, DO Cava UK, Majestic and Elite Hotels and to numerous bloggers and WSET Diploma students

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