Sparkling Wine News

A taste of two Trentos

Where exactly is the Trento DOC wine region? Located in the Trentino-Alto Adige region of northern Italy, positioned just off the border with Austria, bordering Lake Garda too and is in fact the most northerly wine region of the country. Some 200km and just over a 2 hour 15 minute drive from Venice and its…

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The New German Sekt

Will Germany be the new Champagne? Probably not, Champagne will always be the Champagne, which just cannot be copied in any other region of the world. But, in the last 10 years, the quality of German Sparklers has improved tremendously. Many vintners have put huge efforts and enthusiasm into producing the best ‘German Winzersekt“’ever and…

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Austrian Sparkling Sensations

The pretty alpine villages of Austria, plus the beautiful architecture of town and city buildings are constantly admired by numerous visitors from worldwide origins. Lakes, mountains, glaciers and stunning landscapes attract many, too, as well as the history of Austria. The cuisine of Austria has become well known and appreciated, along with very impressive high…

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Raventós Garage Wines – Ancestral Vinya del Mas 2016

In keeping with his passion for constant innovation, it was 5 years ago that Pepe Raventós began to experiment with making the purest wines possible. He started a small project focused only on natural wines vinified in the garage of their new home surrounded by vineyards and a farm; his dream was to learn how to make wine with ancient…

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Slovenian Sparkling Wines – Simonic, Čarga 1767 and Stoka Wineries

Simonič Winery The most famous sparkling wine house in Bela Krajina, South East of Posavje Wine Region. Producer of 14 sparkling wines, well known on their exquisite curiosities! Golden Sparks is a cuvée of 80% Chardonnay, 10 % Welsch Riesling and 5% Sauvignon Blanc and 5% Kerner in a crystal bottle and golden leaves, that…

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Slovenian Sparkling Wines – Vina Kobal and Sanabor Wineries

Vina Kobal Fertile red soil at Terra Rossa is a great blessing and guarantee of a fine production of remarkable sparkling wines. Malvasia, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Terran are the main grape varieties in Kobal Sparkling Wines. Terroir influence is present in all four of Kobal’s sparkling wines. Four wines are produced using both methods….

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Slovenian Sparkling Wines – Rodica, Vinarstvo Rebula and Mastnak Wineries

Rodica Winery Rodica Winery is a famous Coastal Hills Winery. Well known for their Eko-Bio wines, started with very fresh and fruity white and red Refosco type unfiltered sparkling wines. The Rodica Refosk won a Silver Medal in the Winter Warmer category at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2018. Vinarstvo Rebula Specialist for…

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Slovenian Sparkling Wines – Vinakoper and Vinakras Wineries

Vinakoper Slovenian Istria, the Southern Coastal Wine Region has its own charm, its atmosphere and is characterized with numerous beauties which have all been excellently captured in the harmony of colour, taste and smell of the Vinakoper wines. From generation to generation, people in Istria have lived closely connected with the soil. They have created…

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Slovenian Sparkling Wines – Istenic and Zlati Gric Wineries

Istenič International Bizeljsko is an area in Posavje Wine Region in hilly Central Slovenia where the vineyards lie on hills between 170 and 350 metres above sea level. The average sum of effective temperatures during the ripening season is lengthening, while the sunny days and cool nights make for ideal levels of sugar and acidity,…

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