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Exciting times ahead for Fitz Wine says Gareth Davies, Winemaker

By Glass of Bubbly / 26th May 2020

Fitz Winemaker, Gareth Davies, updates us on the new vineyard that is being planted exclusively for future bottles of Fitz. A couple of weeks ago, I made my way down to the village of Hawkhurst: a gorgeous chocolate-box village nestled on the Kent-Sussex border. Given our current circumstances, this journey had to be an essential…

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Glass of Bubbly Awards give YOU MORE

By Glass of Bubbly / 22nd May 2020

It is that time of the year again that we are seeing many entries for London’s Champagne & Sparkling Wine Awards which are now already in their fourth year! We want to highlight the importance of our awards compared to others that are similar both for new entries and old entries plus those considering to…

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Fox & Fox English Sparkling Wine Releases Limited-Edition Cuvée

By Glass of Bubbly / 22nd April 2020

Boutique Sussex grower-producer, Fox & Fox, has this month (April 2020) launched a new limited-edition cuvée, C.V. Chairman’s Vat Brut 2014. Since the vineyard was planted in Mayfield, East Sussex in 2004, Fox & Fox co-founder Jonica Fox has adopted a careful and imaginative attitude to viticulture and winemaking, ensuring that each vintage sparkling wine…

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5 things you might not know about English Sparkling Wine

By Glass of Bubbly / 6th April 2020

Not all sparkling wine made in England can be called English Sparkling Wine To be called English Sparkling Wine it must be produced using the traditional method and made from grapes grown in England. Charmat method sparkling wine, where the grapes are grown in England, which Fitz Sparkling Wine produce have to be called Sparkling…

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5 things you might not know about Prosecco

By Glass of Bubbly / 2nd April 2020

Britain imports the most Prosecco Britain can’t get enough Prosecco, we love it. Last year, 560 million bottles of Prosecco were exported from Italy, making Britain their number one market. Sales of Prosecco to the UK have risen by 163% in the last five years.   Prosecco can only be produced in certain areas of…

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Bolney Wine Estate Supporting Their Local Community

By Glass of Bubbly / 2nd April 2020

Bolney Wine Estate is located on the edge of the South Downs in Sussex, about 14 miles from the UK’s south coast. As a private, family owned business they are supporting their local community and you can still order their wines to enjoy at home. Bolney has introduced 3 fresh produce boxes, filled with essentials…

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Enjoy Springtime with Johann Schneeberger Brut Rosé

By Glass of Bubbly / 26th March 2020

When you think of Spring, you automatically think of the days being lighter for longer and plenty more sunshine, colourful flowers like tulips, daffodils and primrose starting to bloom and the time for baby animals being born such as lambs and deer. Another important sighting that Spring is here is seeing butterflies flying around your…

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Food Pairings with Champagne or Sparkling Wine

By Glass of Bubbly / 20th March 2020

Are you a food enthusiast looking for some great ideas for food and Champagne and/or sparkling wine pairings. If yes, congratulations on finding a great resource. This resource shares 7 incredible, easy-to-prepare delicacies that can perfectly pair with Champagne or sparkling wine. Check them out below: 1. Fried Chicken and Champagne or Sparkling Wine Fried…

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A Blinding Encounter with Glass of Bubbly Magazine Editor James

By Glass of Bubbly / 13th March 2020

Our ‘green tasting room’ was the setting for James Graham as he made his way to the coast to join us for some blind tasting of sparkling wines and a chat on the progress of the new online Glass of Bubbly magazine. ‘The Glass of Bubbly Magazine was launched in June 2014 and was a…

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