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  • Champagne, Sparkling Wine, Cheese & Friends

    We recently visited Gastronomica in Pimlico, London and following a taste through their cheese selection and sparkling wines, we had acquired the itch to re-visit and this time bring a host of wine and cheese critics for an afternoon of cheese and fizz pairing. The afternoon saw Christopher Walkey (Founder of Glass of Bubbly), Emma […]

  • Fine Fizz fit for Festive Fun

    Over the last year or so I have done a lot of travelling and visiting many of the top sparkling wine regions of the world from exploring the family producers of Georgia to guided tours of the fabulous sparkling wines produced here on home soil. What sticks in my mind when it comes to sparkling […]

  • Radgonska Gorice D.D. – Zlata Radgonsak Penina Selection – Gold First Date

    Congratulations to Radgonska Gorice D.D. with their Zlata Radgonsak Penina Selection which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy […]

  • Medot – Brut Cuvée – Gold Creamy

    Congratulations to Medot with their Brut Cuvée  which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to understand categories such […]

  • Weingut Künstler – 2009 Chardonnay Sekt Brut – Gold Creamy

    Congratulations to Weingut Künstler with their 2009 Chardonnay Sekt Brut which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to […]

  • Wijnkasteel – Zilveren Parel 2011 – Gold Sea Breeze

    Congratulations to Wijnkasteel with their Zilveren Parel (Silver Pearl) 2011 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to […]

  • Gastronomica

    Founded in 2000 by Marco Vineis, Gastronomica is the location to go to for any Italian wine and food lover. Focusing on foods from small rural producers in Italy, you can really taste the quality in the food you can select from “Gastronomica’s service is based on close collaboration between producers, suppliers and chefs“. “Gastronomica imports foodstuffs […]

  • Champagne Lanson – Gold Label 2008 – Gold Vintage

    Congratulations to Champagne Lanson with their Gold Label 2008 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to understand categories […]

  • Stoka – Sparkling Teran Prima 2011 – Gold Fruity & Floral

    Congratulations to Stoka with their Sparkling Teran Prima 2011 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to understand […]

  • Bolney Wine Estate – Cuvée Rosé 2014 Vintage – Gold Fruity & Floral

    Congratulations to Bolney Wine Estate with their Cuvée Rosé 2014 Vintage which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy […]

  • Guido Berlucchi & C.Spa – 61 Brut – Gold Sea Breeze

    Congratulations to Guido Berlucchi & C.Spa with their 61 Brut which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to […]

  • Giannitessari – 36 MESI Lessinu Durello – Gold Sea Breeze

    Congratulations to Giannitessari with their 36 MESI Lessinu Durello which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to understand […]

Champagne Latest

  • Champagne Lanson – Gold Label 2008 – Gold Vintage

    Congratulations to Champagne Lanson with their Gold Label 2008 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to understand categories […]

  • Champagne Lanson – Green Label Organic – Gold Sea Breeze

    Congratulations to Champagne Lanson with their Green Label Organic which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to understand […]

  • Champagne Delavenne Pere & Fils – Grand Cru Brut Nature – Gold Gastronomic

    Congratulations to Champagne Delavenne Pere & Fils with their Grand Cru Brut Nature which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to […]

  • Supermarket Fizz: Part 2 Magnum at Lidl

    With Christmas fast approaching then what more of an excuse do we need to have in order to pour ourselves a glass or bubbly or two… or 14 in fact which is what a Magnum sized bottle will generally hold! Lidl will for sure take a few orders of this double than normal sized Champagne bottle […]

  • Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire – Cuvee Hautes Les Prieres Vintage 2010 – Gold Meditation

    Congratulations to Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire with their Cuvee Hautes Les Prieres Vintage 2010 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to […]

  • Champagne Duval-Leroy – Rosé Prestige Premier Cru Brut – Gold First Date

    Congratulations to Champagne Duval-Leroy with their Rosé Prestige Premier Cru Brut which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy […]

  • Champagne De Venoge – Louis XV 1996 – Gold Vintage

    Congratulations to Champagne De Venoge with their Louis XV 1996 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to […]

  • Black Fizz? Champagne & Caviar mixed by Luvienz

    Being in the industry of Champagne and Sparkling Wine there is an endless array of regions, styles and makers to taste and invitations to do so are somewhat pleasantly never ending. Though here I speak of a very different and intriguing invite that came my way from a good friend, Adrian Smith who is the […]

  • Champagne Autreau – Prestige Les Perles de La Dhuy 2011 – Gold Vintage

    Congratulations to Champagne Autreau with their Prestige Les Perles de La Dhuy 2011 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to […]

  • Champagne Laurent Lequart – Millesime 2010 – Gold Vintage

    Congratulations to Champagne Laurent Lequart with their Millesime 2010 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to understand […]

Prosecco Latest

  • Villa-Sandi – DOCG Superiore Millesimato Brut 2016 – Gold Summer Days

    Congratulations to Villa-Sandi with their DOCG Superiore Millesimato Brut 2016 which received a Gold medal at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly awards 2017. A panel of 36 top industry wine judges tasted all the entries for 2017 and were able to not only scores wines with medals, but also place them in to easy to […]

  • Martini range of sparkling wines: Asti, Rosé and Prosecco DOC

    Martini is that special ingredient for many cocktails, it is a fine blend of Italian white wine with herbs and sweet floral botanicals. Though what about their presence in the sparkling wine market – Are they making an impression worthy to be tried? I am sure many people will also think about Leonard Rossiter and Joan […]

  • A Visit to Montelliana from Asolo DOCG Prosecco

    “Sometimes a co-operative operation people will simply see as a big brand winery when in fact it is only a small one, but it is due to the power of a collective amount of small wineries that gives it its dominance. This I feel is certainly the case with Montelliana.” Christopher Walkey. What I really appreciated […]

  • A Visit to Tenuta Amadio from Asolo DOCG Prosecco

    “There is something romantic, peaceful and perfect about Tenuta Amadio and also a touch of the fairy tale for this winery has its very own church up on a small hill overlooking it! Splendid wines and a young and innovative brand that has a great chance to increase its production and awareness globally.” Christopher Walkey A wonderfully […]

  • A Visit to Pat del Colmel from Asolo DOCG Prosecco

    “What a wonderful picturesque location Pat del Colmel winery has, simply a postcard photo from every angle showcasing the fine beauty of the Asolo DOCG region – a shining pearl. I’m just sorry that a few hours stay was simply just not long enough!” Christopher Walkey Pat del Colmel is a perfect family grower label, all […]

Chefs Corner

  • Fine Fizz fit for Festive Fun

    Over the last year or so I have done a lot of travelling and visiting many of the top sparkling wine regions of the world from exploring the family producers of Georgia to guided tours of the fabulous sparkling wines produced here on home soil. What sticks in my mind when it comes to sparkling […]

  • Champagne, Sparkling Wine, Cheese & Friends

    We recently visited Gastronomica in Pimlico, London and following a taste through their cheese selection and sparkling wines, we had acquired the itch to re-visit and this time bring a host of wine and cheese critics for an afternoon of cheese and fizz pairing. The afternoon saw Christopher Walkey (Founder of Glass of Bubbly), Emma […]

  • Bubbles & Côté Mas Food Pairings

    When looking for a fine winery, one searches primarily for authenticity. Domaine Martinolles, one of Domaines Paul Mas’ 12 estates, finds its legitimacy in the rich history of the region. It resides in the Limoux appellation area in St Hilaire, birthplace of “La Prima Perla”, the first bubble. The method of sparkling wine production was […]

  • A Meal without Wine is like a Day without Sunshine

    Wine is no longer reserved for the weekend and now, double Royal Warrant holders Corney & Barrow have got your midweek meals covered. The independent wine merchants have teamed up with experts to offer some tasty inspiration with a delicious selection of recipes to match their own label wines. For a long time house wines […]

  • Champagne Armand de Brignac & Arnaud Lallement

    On September 1, three Michelin-starred chef Arnaud Lallement and Champagne Armand de Brignac debut a new luxury tasting menu, exclusively available at the five-star, Relais & Châteaux hotel L’Assiette Champenoise. A historic first, this is the only culinary experience in the world to offer each of the Champagne’s five prestige cuvées in one place. Tucked […]

  • Pairing Irish Cheese with Champagne

    Let’s discover cheeses from a country with beautiful landscapes, surrounded by the sea and a fantastic and lively capital, yes Ireland. Farmhouse cheeses are produced across the country yet each cheese is an expression of its own particular part of Ireland. Gubbeen is a semi-hard cheese, with a washed rind with brine, which makes the cheese […]

  • Enjoy Sparkling Wine with Pasta

    We all love pasta, (and those in the know love it al dente) but how many of us go further and check the quality of the product itself? If you know about wine, you’ll laugh at German Liebfraumilch – and if you know about food you’ll avoid popular brands of inferior pasta. In the wine […]

  • Pairing Billecart-Salmon Champagne with Indian Cuisine

    The restaurant, Mint Leaf of London, Dubai,  is housed on the 15th floor in Dubai International Financial centre’s South Tower and as the lift opens, the dim lighting in the corridor immediately sets the mood. A hostess offers to show me around first, which I gleefully accept. I am shown the lounge area. Sofas and floor rugs here and […]

  • Food Pairing with Champagne A.R. LeNoble

    Established in 1972 and inspired by their love for France, California’s Jordan Vineyard & Winery has had a thirty year history with sparkling wine. J by Jordan was started by winery founder Tom Jordan in 1987 and until 1993 was produced at Jordan Winery. At this point, J by Jordan was moved to its own […]

  • Cheers to Champagne & Chocolate

    Sipping a glass of sparkling wine before nibbling on a rich carré of Belgian chocolat noir … Whoever said you can’t pair chocolate with Champagne? Taste habits have unquestionably evolved over time. Modern gastronomy trends and palate preferences are a far cry from the sweet tendencies of 50 years ago. Today’s taste is drawn to […]

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