Maybe you’re familiar with the term “Cava”, or maybe you’re not. But y’know that iconic black and gold bottle of bubbly that you’ve seen at every New Years Party? Surely you’ve had a glass of it at some point right? Well, that’s Cava. So what is Cava exactly? And what makes it different from Champagne or Prosecco?
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! 😉
Just because the ball’s about to drop, doesn’t mean your bank balance has to! We’ve rounded up our top New Years Eve “bubbles on a budget” picks from the LCBO. So go stock up and ring 2017 in #SparklingWinos style! Happy New Year, Cheers to a Bubbly 2017!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We #SparklingWinos love spending Christmas with family, friends and of course Milo the cat – despite him being a total grinch! This time of year we’re constantly asked: “what bottle of bubbles should I bring to Christmas dinner?!” Well, it really all depends on what you’re eating. Sparkling wine is extremely versatile and there are so many different styles… so the options are endless!
This is “POP or FLOP”, where we taste test sparkling wines so you don’t have to! This week we’re sipping Juvé & Camps Brut Rosé Cava! Is this a bottle of bubbles you should POP? 💁 Or is it a FLOP? 🙅 Let’s see… [eltd_separator class_name=”” type=”normal” position=”center” color=”” border_style=”” width=”” thickness=”” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=””] Juvé y Camps is a family-owned winery located in the Penedès region of Catalonia (just outside of Barcelona). Founded in 1921 by Joan Juvé Baqués and his wife Teresa Camps Farré, they have been producing beautiful wines for three generations and have solidified themselves as one of the top quality …
What’s better than gourmet food and wine? Well, probably having a little (or, a lot) of both under the same roof! We #sparklingwinos have been going to the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo in Toronto for the past six years. Every year, the expo is a little bit different but we always come across a new bite and beverage that piques our interest.
This is “POP or FLOP” – where we drop bills on bubbles so you don’t have to! Every Wednesday we review a different sparkling wine from across the globe and let you know if it’s a bottle you should POP or if it’s a FLOP! This week we’ve got Codorníu Seleccion Raventos Rosé from Spain! Codorníu is one of the world’s oldest and largest producers of traditional method sparkling wine (called “Cava” in Spain). Historical documents show that founder Jaume Codorníu was producing still wines at his vineyards in the Penedès region of Spain all the way back in 1551. And in 1872 cava was born when …