As you know from our post on the Sparkling Wines of Italy, like Champagne in France, Italian sparkling wine has become synonymous with Prosecco – but that’s not all that the country has to offer when it comes to bubbly! That’s right… we’re shining a spotlight on Italy’s sparkling red superstar, Lambrusco! Italy’s Red Sparkler As the world’s best sparkling wines are typically produced in cooler climates, it should come as no surprise that there are considerably less amounts of it being produced as you travel further south in Italy. However, the central part of the country is known for the distinct Lambrusco style, which …
The holidays are all about family, friends and getting #festive! 🎉 But in between celebrating… the whole “gift giving” thing can be stressful. 🤦♂️ Thankfully, we’ve got the answer: Sparkling Wine! 😍 This year, we’ve put together a list of effervescent gift ideas for the Sparkling Wino on any budget. From stocking stuffers under $10, to a Methusela (or 6000mL bottle) worth over $10,000 (Oprah, you out there girl?), the options run the gamut so you can cross everyone off your shopping list. Looking for that perfect gift for your Grinch Grab or Hostess with the Mostess? We got you! …
This is “POP or FLOP”, where we taste test sparkling wines so you don’t have to! (Tough job, we know! 😉) This week we’re sippin’ on Santa Margherita’s NV Prosecco Superiore, from the stunning Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG of Veneto, Italy. If you had a chance to read our Prosecco 101 post, you might recall that this area is home to the highest quality Prosecco in Italy. All grapes are harvested by hand and crafted into this vivacious and delicious style of wine. So how does Santa Margherita’s Prosecco stack up to the others? And is it a bottle of bubbles you should POP? 💁 Or is it a FLOP? 🙅 Let’s see!
Easter is just around the corner, and whether you’re celebrating with friends, family or flying solo and just enjoying the abundance of chocolate eggs, we’ve got your sparkling needs covered! 😉
The holidays are all about family, friends and #festivating! But in between celebrating, the gift giving thing can be stressful. Thankfully, we’ve got the answer: sparkling wine! 😍
This is “POP or FLOP”, where we taste test sparkling wines so you don’t have to! This week we’re sipping Nino Franco Brut Prosecco Superiore! Now, that’s a mouthful of a name, eh?
Like Champagne in France, Italian sparkling wine has become synonymous with Prosecco – but that’s not all that the country has to offer when it comes to bubbly! From the “Metodo Classico” Champagne-like wines of Franciacorta, to the perfect pizza pairing sparkling reds of Lambrusco, to wines cellared in the sea in Ligura (not kidding! 😳), Italy’s sparkling wines are as unique and diverse as the country’s cuisine.
It’s Easter already! Spring has sprung and there’s a sense of celebration in the air… and with celebration comes sparkling wine! While Easter bunnies and chocolate eggs are fun, nothing can beat a perfectly chilled glass of bubbly with family and friends.
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