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15/06/2017

Beyond Beer: Exciting New Drinks for your Offseason

Football forms a fundamental part of the British culture, no doubt about that. But what are we to do when the Premier League ends and the summer break forecasts three whole months of abstinence? Football fans and enthusiasts will need to find an alternative way of pleasure and outburst. Since every weekend is characterised by a huge consumption of different ales and beers,...

29/05/2017

Do you know of Dom Pérignon?

Dom Pierre Perignon was born in the region of Saint-Menehould, France, in 1638. He is credited with the creation of today's famous sparkling wines and also of using the cork to cover the bottles. Dom Pierre had severe eye problems, which made his other senses sharpened.

At the age of 29 he was transferred from a convent of monks to the abbey of Hautvilliers, in...

15/05/2017

Champagne vs. Prosecco: Who is winning the European championship?

Prosecco is becoming very strong in Europe and, according to statistics, could soon reach and exceed sales of Champagne. For the last quarter of 2016, sales of Prosecco reached up to 789 million euros, while those of Champagne exceeded 1.4 billion. Analyzing the data at a glance, we could conclude that Prosecco is not even close to Champagne, but what we need to know to...

10/04/2017

5 myths about champagne and sparkling wines that you must forget

Whether it is Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, English sparkling or any other sparkling wines, it is no secret that the world loves them for its effervescence and magic. That is why today we will bust 5 myths behind these delicious drinks:

1. They must open with a strong "pop"

Although doing it with a strong sound makes more spectacular, as we have been accustomed to from...

22/02/2017

Is it important to be innovative about Champagne?

The drink business is slightly more complex than the other industries, because to innovate something, it has to be planned starting years in advance, when the fruits are planted. For champagne, it is no different, since your marketing campaigns have to be foreseen from up to 3 years before. Generally, these plans go in the direction of product packaging and specific...

8/02/2017

Elite athletics and champagne go hand in hand thanks to Usain Bolt and Mumm

Once again, a major Champagne producer as Mumm, has created an alliance with a public figure to be the face and CEO of the brand. This time, it is nothing more and nothing less than The world's fastest man of Jamaican origin, Usain Bolt.

The company announced hiring the athlete through a video in which Bolt is appreciated by uncovering an emblematic bottle of champagne...

6/01/2017

New and better breeds to preserve Champagne

It is well known that climate change is a global phenomenon that affects every one of us, including our agricultural processes and therefore our precious wine. The industry has already suffered many consequences because of this environmental problem and will continue to do in the future. However, for our luck, many people, including scientists and farmers, are thinking in new...

16/12/2016

9 Champagnes, Spanish cavas and Italian proseccos for Christmas Eve

Good fizz pairs with nearly everything – from sushi to steak – but it goes especially well with parties. From affordable Spanish cava or Italian prosecco to sparkling prestige cuvées, discover the corks to pop for Christmas, that is just around the corner.

  

Sacchetto Fili Prosecco Vino 2015

Sacchetto Fili Prosecco Vino 2015: elegant, fresh, gently.

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9/12/2016

3 Movies where champagne (also) plays a role

The seventh art is a pleasure for our senses, like a glass of champagne, which has had its moments of glory on the big screen and now is time to recognize its great performances in emblematic films of cinema.

1. James Bond: a film that is an icon in the UK and around the world, where, as we know, glamour and exclusivity are present within each of the works that take...

19/10/2016

Why can a wine can cost much more (or less) than another?

Every so often we read or hear that in a blind tasting a cheaper wine has outscored a much more expensive one. It can happen, of course. There are some wines from 5€ which, comparatively, have nothing to envy one of 20€. But that still does not mean that many of the wines that cost 20 or 30 or 100 euros are not worth the extra cost.

So, is the quality always...