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Bolney Wine Estate Opens New Winery

By Glass of Bubbly / 16th September 2019

Bolney Wine Estate opens new winery, helping it to meet its target of increasing production of English wines by 170% within the next three years. During this harvest, approximately 270 tonnes of grapes will be processed through the new winery. 300,000 bottles of premium wine will be produced by Bolney Wine Estate by 2022 in…

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Ferrari Trentodoc is Official Sparkling Wine of the Emmy Awards

By Glass of Bubbly / 28th August 2019

For the fifth consecutive year, the Television Academy confirms Ferrari Trentodoc as the official sparkling wine of television’s most glamorous celebration. Ferrari Trento will be served as the sparkling toast of the Emmy® Awards season, bringing a taste of The Italian Art of Living to Hollywood. The 71st Emmy Awards will air live coast to…

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Sam Linter from Bolney Wine Estate Joins Board of WineGB

By Glass of Bubbly / 27th August 2019

The Board of WineGB has announced the appointment of Sam Linter as a director of the company. She joins with immediate effect, representing one of the three directors appointed to represent the larger growers and producers. Sam is Managing Director of Bolney Wine Estate and has been involved in the industry for over 20 years,…

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Untouched by Light – The World’s First Sparkling Wine Made, Sold & Tasted in Complete Darkness

By Glass of Bubbly / 23rd July 2019

A new sparkling wine brand called Untouched by Light, released by Radgonske Gorice this week, claims that best things happen in the dark. According to Professor Emerita Ann C. Noble[1], the exposure of wine to daylight or artificial lighting results in what is commonly known as light-struck aromas. It decreases the intensity of citrus aromas,…

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Record 3 Million Vines Planted in England & Wales this Year

By Glass of Bubbly / 4th June 2019

The UK wine industry is proving to be one of the fastest expanding wine regions in the world after seeing the biggest planting of vines on record this year. The industry’s trade body Wines of Great Britain (WineGB) has just released the latest planting figures confirming that around 3 million vines were planted this year…

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Phillippe Jamesse’s Tasting Notes for Champagne Launois Auction Sale

By Glass of Bubbly / 30th May 2019

On Friday June 14th, 2019, Champagne Paul Launois invites you to the first auction sale of bottles from a unique concept in Champagne: ‘Single barrel’ For more information on the sale click here Phillippe Jamesse’s Tasting Notes SINGLE BARREL 2018 SB 1803 The yellow fruit with a core characterizes the first scents, reinforced by a…

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The New German Sekt

By Glass of Bubbly / 7th May 2019

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

By Glass of Bubbly / 3rd May 2019

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

By Glass of Bubbly / 2nd May 2019

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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