Sparkling Wine News

Schlumberger – Austrian Champagne?

The Schlumberger story all started with the birth of Robert Alwin Schlumberger in France 1814, Robert had to find work before he had finished his studies, this was unfortunately due to his father’s death. He managed to find work at Champagne Ruinart, and he worked his way up to cellar master and production manager, but a…

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B. Brut – Sparkling Wines From Luxembourg

Made in Luxemburg and distributed in Belgium B. Brut – The Winery For 3 years running B. Brut has been awarded medals at The Glass of Bubbly Awards, with their wines winning, Silver Medals, Gold Medals and even a Trophy. B. Brut has two Sparkling Wines, the B. Brut – Brut Tradition and the B….

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Fitz – Sparkling Wine Made In England

Rulers Breed Rebels The Sparkling Wine Made in England That Crowned Its Own Creation. Fitz has a very fascinating origin story to tell, which kept more wanting to know more the longer I kept reading. With the ever growing English Sparkling Wine Industry, Fitz wanted to enter the industry but by trying something different, when Fitz first…

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Rise of the Bulgarian Bubbles

Bulgaria is well known for its red wines – often powerful, jammy and delicious. International varietals Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc are most often associated with winemaking in this Balkan Republic – although 44 native grapes are grown in the country, both for table and for wine. The fall of the Soviet Union allowed…

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5 Sparkling Wines For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is nearing, so it’s time to start planning the perfect day and how better to celebrate your mother than with a bottle of fine Champagne or Sparkling Wine. I’ve chosen 5 different Sparkling Wines, including Champagne, Prosecco and Sparkling Wine made in England. I’ll share my tasting notes on each Sparkling Wine and…

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10 sparkling wine labels

10 Eye Catching Sparkling Wine Labels

“Wine labels are, for many people, the first visual engagement they have with a wine, the way a bottle communicates itself can determine whether or not it will attract a buyers interest.“ For those who remember using public libraries and choosing books, especially novels, the cover can usually go a long way in persuading someone…

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Interview with Tiléri Charles-Jones from Poulton Hill Estate

To celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th March, this week we are interviewing women in the world of producing English sparkling wine. Tiléri Charles-Jones is Managing Director of Poulton Hill Estate. Poulton Hill Estate is a small family-run vineyard in the Cotswolds, it is situated in the idyllic Cotswold countryside, near the Roman town…

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Interview with Jonica Fox from Fox & Fox

To celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th March, this week we are interviewing women in the world of producing English sparkling wine. Jonica Fox is owner of Fox & Fox. Fox & Fox is a husband and wife team who are a boutique grower producer of award-winning English sparkling wines with vineyards in Mayfield, among rolling…

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Interview with Augusta Raimes from Raimes English Sparkling

To celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th March, this week we are interviewing women in the world of producing English sparkling wine. Augusta Raimes is owner of Raimes. Raimes is a real family run business located in the South Downs National Park in Hampshire. Augusta and Robert are the fifth generation of the family…

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