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    Worst Champagne Harvest in 30 Years

    It’s being called the worst harvest in the Aube in 30 years. The vines either have no grapes or a bunch every metre where there would normally be 10. Nathalie Falmet at Rouvre-les-Vignes has decided not to harvest this year. She has 3.5 ha of vines and with an expected yield of around 1,000 kg […]

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  • Are You Pronouncing These Champagne Names Correctly?

    Are You Pronouncing These Champagne Names Correctly?

    When Champagne gets transported into another country, it’s normal that the pronunciation is adapted to suit the language. However, if you’re curious how to pronounce Champagne names comme il faut, you’re in the right place. Even if you’re quite confident with French, the names can sometimes be tricky as many originate from other countries such as Germany. Tip: […]

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  • Collalto Prosecco

    Collalto Prosecco, Historic Producers from Treviso

    Azienda Agricola Conte Collalto is one of the most historic and prestigious producers in the Province of Treviso, a leading family in the history as far back as 958 AD. Collalto sources its grapes exclusively from its own estate vineyards, producing an unmistakable elegant, confident and delicious wine. Collalto possesses a profound understanding of Conegliano […]

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  • Can the World's Love of Champagne now be Challenged?

    Can the World’s Love of Champagne now be Challenged?

    I would say that it is fair to state that almost all things in life can be challenged, let’s face it that at every new Olympics world records are broken,  each year large internationally recognised businesses collapse and new start ups excel and each week many eagerly await to see who will be replaced as the […]

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  • Are you Happy to be Called Champagne?

    Are you Happy to be Called Champagne?

    I know that many, especially within the wine industry itself, will know very well that not all sparkling wines are Champagne. The Champagne Bureau themselves see it as a large part of their duty to continue educating the world on how the word Champagne can and should be used and this is not confined to […]

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  • The Most Romantic Places to Enjoy Champagne

    The Most Romantic Places to Enjoy Champagne

    The word Champagne itself translates to many as romance, love filled environments, first dates, proposals and many more romantic thoughts, but where can this iconic sparkling wine be enjoyed to further its place as the number one drink for those with love in mind. I recently viewed an interesting news item on the Daily Mail website […]

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  • Top 6 Movies for Champagne Lovers

    Top 6 Movies for Champagne Lovers

    Champagne has been prevalent in pop culture and Hollywood movie-making for years, adding a touch of luxury and glamour to the movies Here’s a few must-watch films for lovers of a good bottle of Champagne. 1. Great Gatsby (2013) Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s renowned novel, the latest live action instalment brought a particular well-known brand into the […]

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    8 of the Best Sexy Champagne & Sparkling Wine Labels

    How things are packaged can really determine your attraction to an item over others and will influence many when it comes to making a purchase/decision. Be it a bottle of Champagne or a Christmas present, a book at your local library or the person you are attracted to at the local dance – Wrappings, covers, labels, clothing […]

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  • How to Make Home Made Champagne Ice Cream!

    How to Make Home Made Champagne Ice Cream!

    How can you treat yourself and your guests any better than by offering them a glass of Champagne? Well, now I think you can really build up your popularity points by offering them Champagne ice cream and the beauty of this little trick is that you can do it from home and it is easy to […]

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  • Champagne Doyard-Mahé

    Champagne Doyard-Mahé

    Maurice Doyard founded the vineyards that produce Champagne Doyard-Mahé in 1941, today they are run by his grandson Philippe and his great-granddaughter, Carole.  Their six hectares of vineyards in Vertus comprise 90% Chardonnay grapes and they vinify around 50,000 bottles per year.  They pride themselves on their wines’ finesse, elegance and aromatic power. Since 1992, […]

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  • Can Champagne Improve your Hair & Skin?

    Can Champagne Improve your Hair & Skin?

    The answer is yes, perhaps it can – and we don’t just mean by drinking it, but actually applying it to your hair and skin! These beauty tips are a great if you have any last drops of sparkling wine leftover, so don’t throw it away just yet. Indulge yourself like Marilyn Monroe in a Champagne bath (or, close […]

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  • How is the Price of Champagne Decided?

    How is the Price of Champagne Decided?

    How exactly is the price of a bottle of Champagne worked out and why is it often more expensive than other types of sparkling wine? To determine the price of a bottle of wine, there’s many factors which can come into play. Vintage or Non-Vintage? One of the more obvious ones is whether a Champagne is vintage […]

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  • Quiz: Which Champagne Matches You?

Prosecco Latest

  • Why is Champagne Usually Much More Expensive than Prosecco?

    Why is Champagne Usually Much More Expensive than Prosecco?

    This is certainly a question that many of us find ourselves asking, especially when we are planning that wedding or an important event or standing at the bar / supermarket checkout with our credit card ready to pay the bill! I would say it is exactly like most things in life, just as if you […]

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  • You Know You Love Prosecco When...

    You Know You Love Prosecco When…

    1. You’ve always got a personal bottle handy when you head to a party. 2. You’d pick a bubbly afternoon tea over actual-tea-afternoon tea any day. 3. When Friday rolls around you feel excited all day for your post-work Prosecco. 4. Celebrating? Break out the Prosecco. 5. Commiserating? Break out the Prosecco. 4. Weekends just […]

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  • Molvino Prosecco & Rosé Spumante

    Molvino Prosecco & Rosé Spumante

    Famous for winemaking in Northern Italy, the lands of Conegliano and Valdobbaidene offer these great new additions to the Molvino portfolio . The production of Prosecco & Spumante is entrusted to those who have mastered the ancient art and yet use the latest technology. The Molvino Rosé Spumante is described as fine and smart, reminiscent of wild […]

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  • Where to Hire a Prosecco Van for your Party

    Where to Hire a Prosecco Van for your Party

    Move over ice cream vans, Prosecco vans have arrived. People can’t get enough of this light and fizzy Italian wine, so it’s no surprise it’s gone mobile – it seems ‘Prosecco Vans’ could be the new must-have party feature. Thinking of hiring one for your party, wedding, festival or any other event? They’re in high demand, so be ready to book […]

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  • Quiz: How much do you really know about Prosecco?

    Quiz: How much do you really know about Prosecco?

    Prosecco might be the most popular fizz in the UK, but just how much do you know about it? Take the quiz and see! [WpProQuiz 2]

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Glass of Bubbly Issue 13

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    Rosé English Sparkling Wine Jellies

    Now having little neat tricks up your sleeve to surprise your dinner guests must always in some way involve bubbly. Everyone (of course not doing the driving) will have a face lightened when you offer them a glass of bubbly on arrival, now what about adding to that will some jelly sparkling wine surprises to […]

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  • Enjoy Sturia Caviar with a Glass of Bubbly

    Enjoy Sturia Caviar with a Glass of Bubbly

    If you’ve ever fancied adding an extra layer of specialness to drinking a glass of bubbly, caviar could be just the thing.  Although caviar has long been associated with refinement and luxury, it is only over the past couple of decades that companies have started breeding sturgeons specifically for caviar production and Sturgeon, who produce […]

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  • Chaource with Champagne Veuve Monsigny

    Chaource with Champagne Veuve Monsigny

    Chaource is a soft cheese made from cow’s milk in the village of Chaoruce, France. It has a soft-ripened, creamy texture. It is a young, Brie-like cheese with an edible rind. It has a mild taste, with a slight mushroom aroma and chalky texture. A beautifully complementary pairing, the Champagne Veuve Monsigny Brut lifts the […]

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  • A.R Lenoble Honey from Champagne

    A.R Lenoble Honey from Champagne

    AR Lenoble reserves certain plots of the 10 hectares it owns in the Grand Cru village of Chouilly on the Côte des Blancs to plant trees and flowers. Beehives were installed in 2014 and for the third year in a row, the estate has produced a limited amount of honey. Antoine Malassagne installed two additional beehives in […]

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  • How to Make Home Made Champagne Ice Cream!

    How to Make Home Made Champagne Ice Cream!

    How can you treat yourself and your guests any better than by offering them a glass of Champagne? Well, now I think you can really build up your popularity points by offering them Champagne ice cream and the beauty of this little trick is that you can do it from home and it is easy to […]

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