Sparkling Wine News

Trump Winery Wins 2014 Monticello Cup

Trump Winery Wins 2014 Monticello Cup

Charlottesville, VA – April 11, 2014: Trump Winery adds the Monticello Cup to its list of recent successes which include gold medals at the San Francisco International Wine Competition and Jefferson Cup Invitational, two best-in-class wins at Vineyard and Winery Management East meets West Competition and the Jefferson Cup Invitational, and being named to Gayot’s…

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Filipa Pato Sparkling Wines

Filipa Pato Sparkling Wines

Filipa Pato manages to combine a successful boutique wine operation with bringing up two children whilst also dividing her time between Bairrada and Antwerp where her husband runs a successful restaurant. She has quickly established a reputation as one of the brightest and best of the new young bunch of Portuguese winemakers. 3B Blanc de…

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Schloss Gobelsburg Brut Reserve

Schloss Gobelsburg Brut Reserve

The Kamptal DAC region is one of the three top wine-growing areas of the Danube region. The estate was founded in the 12th Century by Cistercian monks, who produced wine until the late 1990’s, when Michael Moosbrugger took over. Brut Reserve The basis of this sparkling is a cross-section of varieties (Pinot Noir, Riesling, Grüner Veltliner)…

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Biancavigna

Biancavigna is very much a family affair and was established in 2004, with Elena Moschetta at the helm and her brother Enrico making the wine. Biancavigna is situated in the heart of the Prosecco area. Veneto’s climate is governed by the mountains to the north and the sea to the east. They manage 12 ha of vineyards…

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Biancavigna Prosecco

From the Venoto region of Italy which is undoubtedly producing some excellent wines and made from 100% Glera grapes, see the Prosecco from Biancavigna. Prosecco Frizzante NV Brilliant straw yellow with hints of lime green and a fine mousse. Delicious aromas of white stone fruit and golden apple with lively acidity and a delicate fizz. Prosecco Spumante…

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Bruno Giacosa Spumante

In the world of fine wine, where good natured rivalry between producers who make great wines is a fact of life, it is rare to find any one producer singled out for praise and admiration without a hint of envy. This however is the case for Giacosa, a family owned winery in Piedmont founded in 1871…

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Greyfriars Vineyard

Greyfriars Vineyard is located in one of Surrey’s most scenic locations, on the Hog’s Back , Puttenham , just outside Guildford, Surrey.  Mike and Hilary Wagstaff , who took over in late 2010, released their first vintage, a 2011 Sparkling Rosé Reserve, in September 2013 from new vines planted in 2011, with an ambition to produce…

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Vinicola Serena Prosecco

Established over 130 years ago Vinicola Serena was set up by Pietro Serena, and now has 5th generation Gerardo Serena at the helm. The Serena family have a long Venetian history spanning the renaissance. The family only moved out of Venice in 1881 establishing home in the heart of Treviso where they began to develop…

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Why Sparkling Wine? My Top 10 Reasons

Well why not?! It’s fabulous. Don’t you agree? I’ve been asked a few times why my business specialises in premium sparkling wine and particularly starting with Prosecco. So here we go….my top 10 reasons why: 1) The wine market for sparkling wine is increasing, particularly Prosecco. In fact, Prosecco overtook Champagne last year in global…

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