Frozen Angel

Written on 22nd March 2017 by Bernard Barbuk in other-sparkling-wines

Label or Content? How do you Judge your Bubbly?… Honestly?

Written on 22nd March 2017 by Anna Wallner in other-sparkling-wines

Choosing Bubbly to go with Your Chocolate Easter Eggs

Written on 20th March 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in other-sparkling-wines

Champagne…Brandy… Curacao…Maraschino…and – ice cream! Where on the cocktailing earth can we be? Deep within Harry Craddock’s Savoy Cocktail Book of 1930, that’s where! The recipe in question is the oddly named Soyer-au-Champagne. No ice ... Read more

I love blind tastings. I love them because they are so honest. There is just the wine and your taste buds, nothing else to lean back on. Maybe I like this form of tasting because ... Read more

Easter's coming up, which means one thing... lots of chocolate. Why let the kids have all the fun? Treat yourself to some chocolate paired with a glass of bubbly! Chocolate with sparkling wine can actually ... Read more

Sparkling cocktails are Fun. But that doesn’t mean they’re trivial. The difference between a sparkling cocktail and a Champagne Cocktail is that in sparklers the bubbly is an addition to the drink not its base. ... Read more

...Some Have French Champagne Makers Saying "C'est Bon!" In my early twenties, growing up in America, I always heard that French Champagnes, Dom Pérignon, Cristal, Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger, etc..., were the only type of sparkling ... Read more

Here are a few green recipes to create the perfect St Patrick's party. Some useful ingredients are creme de menthe, Midori liqueur and of course, bubbly. St Patrick’s Day Cocktail 30ml Midori 25ml Irish Whisky ... Read more

I saw it on my first evening in Mendoza, when my future father-in-law took me to an Asado (don’t call it 'Barbecue') with his friends. I am sure it goes under dozens of names around ... Read more

Don't forget to treat your mum this Mother's Day - Sunday 26th March. A couple of glasses of bubbly shared together is a wonderful way to celebrate the day, so here are a few great ... Read more

Some people prefer a drier, toastier sparkling wine, but if you're a fan of fruity notes in your bubbly, there's plenty choice out there. Here's some quick advice and great choices for deliciously fruity bubbly, ... Read more

Litmus Wines have launched a new product combining gin and English sparkling wine. Ginking is described as a light and refreshing, low-alcohol (8.5%) pre-mixed sparkling beverage, best served in a flute with a twist of orange ... Read more

  A new cranberry and blood orange liqueur has launched this month which is perfect for the festive season. The liqueur is created using only the The liqueur is created using only the the finest cranberries from Wisconsin USA, ... Read more

The dream of Roberta and Antonio Stelzer begins in 1990, when Maso Martis was born. Since the beginning of their activity, they started producing sparkling wine, a real challenge in those years when the Trentodoc ... Read more

Luc Belaire, the premium French wine brand, have announced an exclusive collaboration with world-renowned artist Ben Eine. He has designed a limited edition custom-made backpack as part of an exclusive Belaire gift set, available at ... Read more

New Beginners' Wine Guide Helps Schools in Sierra Leone

Wine entrepreneur Jerry Lockspeiser is to publish a new beginners' wine guide, called YOUR WINE QUESTIONS ANSWERED: The 25 things wine drinkers most want to know, with 100% of its profits being used to build ... Read more

A Bottle of Bubbly for the Teacher!

Gone are the days when an apple on the desk showed sufficient appreciation for a teacher; in recent years, thank-you cards and gifts for teachers have made the end of the school year a holiday ... Read more

Discover the Vivante Range of J.C. Le Roux

J.C. Le Roux, South Africa’s leading name in sparkling wine, has revitalised its entire range by embracing individuality and empowering you to release your own unique vibrancy. Re-energised with a crisp new look, a new ... Read more

How J.C. Le Roux Make Méthode Cap Classique

Only sparkling wine made in the Champagne region of France may be called Champagne. In South Africa a bottle fermented sparkling wine made according to the traditional French method is referred to as Méthode Cap ... Read more

What's the Best Bubbly for your Graduation this Week?

This week, students all over the country are donning their caps and gowns to receive their degrees and bid farewell to the late nights, early mornings and of course, hard work of university. Some graduates ... Read more

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