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Putting Slovenian sparkling wines on the Map

Putting Slovenian Sparkling Wine on the Map

Slovenia is part of the European Union and is bordered by a total of four countries which are Italy, Austria, Croatia and Hungary. The population of Slovenia is fairly small at just over 2 million with the area of the country being around 7,827 square miles. The land is very lush and green with much…

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Ferrari Maximum Brut

Ferrari Trento is Sparkling Partner of Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team

From the launch ceremony of the first AC75 to the America’s Cup in 2021 Ferrari Trento will be alongside the team at every stage. Ferrari Trento has been chosen as the ‘Sparkling partner’ of the Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team: a group of outstanding professionals who not only bring technological excellence to the yachting world’s…

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Rose Slovenian sparkling wines

10 Shades of Rosé Slovenian Sparkling Wines

We hold many wine tastings for those consumers who are intrigued to know that little bit more about sparkling wines and one of the most popular facts that surprise many starting off their journey of wine education is that black grapes do not contain red grape juice and that white wines can be produced from…

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Michael Edwards Talks Premium Prosecco

Phenomenally successful light sparkling wine of north-east Italy, the country’s biggest DOC appellation, now running in a long sweep of 222 kilometres from Vincenzo in the Veneto to Trieste, close to the border with Slovenia. Recent very extensive plantings en route on the flatlands of Friuli, producing thirst quenching party wine. For more serious finely…

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English Sparkling Wine with Pie and Mash

English Sparkling Wine with Pie & Mash

Coming from East London myself I am very familiar with pie and mash, I have visited many times varied shops selling this quite basic yet globally famous dish. History of Pie & Mash The east end of London was generally seen as the working class and cheaper area of the capital mostly down to the…

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Co op Cava Irresistible

Supermarket Fizz: Part 5 Cava ‘Irresistible’

“Co-op Group is the UK’s largest mutual business, owned by millions of UK consumers.” When it comes to finding some decent wine within UK supermarkets there is plenty of choice to indulge in. Many supermarkets that are household names now stock quite in-depth wine lists and especially visible within the larger stores – A lot…

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Austrian foods and Austria sparkling wines

Typical Austrian Food & Fizz

Having recently, quite literally, popped over to Austria thanks to an invitation to the Slovenian winery Radgonske gorice, I simply had to indulge in some fine ‘hearty’ Austrian cuisine whilst I was there. Austria is landlocked with eight countries bordering it (hard for me to imagine as I now live with sea views from my…

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Halfpenny Green Vintage Brut 2017

2017 Halfpenny Green Brut from Threshers

It may surprise many and indeed raise an eyebrow or two if I mention that some fine English sparkling wine is being produced up near Wolverhampton. It is usually the south of England that has claimed the fame of holding the vines that are producing the best English wines and fizz, but the fine wine…

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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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