Limoux, The Oldest Sparkling Wine In The World

To everybody’s surprise, not to mention disappointment, it is not Champagne that holds the reputation of the oldest sparking in the world, but it is the sparkling of Limoux! Limoux, a town in the region of Occitanie in France is not only the oldest sparkling winemaking region in the world but is also one of…

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Discover Pét-Nat Sparkling Wine

Pétillant Naturel, which is more commonly shortened to Pét-Nat, means in English ‘Naturally Sparkling’ or in the wine production world it is referred to as ‘methode ancestrale‘, it entails leaving the sediment (yeast) in the bottle, rather than disgorging it (removing), it may seem weird buying a bottle of Sparkling Wine which still has sediment…

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What is Methode Cap Classique?

what is method cap classique

Did you know that some of the world’s finest sparkling wine is produced in South Africa? Alongside Champagne, South African bubbly is globally known and respected as a traditional method wine. South Africa, in 2020, was ranked as eighth in overall volume production of wine producing 4.0% of the world’s wine. So what exactly does…

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