Sparkling Wine News

12 sparkling wines of Christmas 2019

12 Award Winning Sparkling Wines of Christmas 2019

Who doesn’t love to receive wine for Christmas or any other time as a matter of fact, that bottle of red, white or bubbly can send waves of smiley energy to any receiver. If it is because you have been invited for Christmas drinks or dinner or you require a certain pressie for that friend…

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Dining at Denbies Wine Estate

Visit, Eat, Drink and Stay at Denbies Wine Estate

There is quite a lot packed into Denbies Wine Estate for those wishing to embrace English wine. Located in Dorking, Surrey and just under one hour from central London by train you can experience everything from wine tourism, wine and dine, events and overnight stays.   The Estate now comprises 627 acres and an impressive…

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English Sparkling Wines Out Perform Champagne in London

If we think about wines that have bubbles then it is Champagne that comes to mind first for many of us. It owns the title and rightly so, as ‘the King of wines / wine of Kings’ and for years has been the benchmark for many a wine producer in the field of making sparkling…

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Sustainable Sparkling Wine Producers

As our world becomes more populated and demands on our land and seas increase we have to encourage greater efforts towards sustainability. We are very blessed to be on the planet we all live our lives on and it is important for everyone both today and for tomorrow to at least maintain and in certain…

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The Michael Edwards Award

A tale of a refugee from the Law into the sparkling world of Champagne The Year was 1968 and France was in turmoil, as the Nation almost fell into revolution. Order was finally restored when the naturally cautious French provinces played safe by re-electing de Gaulle and Pompidou. At the time, I had been reading…

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Luretta sparkling wines

Luretta: Castello di Momeliano – Piacenza Italy

This is a story of an old abandoned vineyard in a territory wedged between Piedmont and Tuscany that was stumbled upon in 1988. A wild cattle breeder who held a lifetime of wine tasting memories and gave birth to a dream of producing internationally acclaimed wines. A desire to succeed against fierce competition, a vision…

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Roast Trout with Prosecco

Roast Trout with Prosecco

If you are seeking to explore the world of cooking with wine, and by that, I mean adding the wine to the recipe rather than simply drinking it as you cook, then sparkling wines certainly have a place that will impress you and your guests. Prosecco as much as it is loved and adored by…

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Arunda Extra Brut Cuvee Marianna

The highest winery in Europe

There is a claim that seems to be owned by and referred to by quite a few wineries and especially when you carry out a quick search on Google for ‘highest winery in Europe‘. It is stated that in Europe to be referred to as a winery with a high altitude you really should be…

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F B Schonleber wines

Wein & Sektgut F.B. Schönleber

Alongside European greats for wine production such as France, Spain and Italy there are the splendid aromas and flavours being produced by Germany who themselves sit in the top ten for global wine producers with over 2 billion bottles annually. “Germany is the world´s largest Weissburgunder (Pinot Blanc) nation.” Germanwines.de Germany has a long wine…

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