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1/01/2014

Start new year with sparkling wine

During this Christmas 2013, everyone buy wine. But even more important than all others, the sparkling wine or champagne cannot be forgotten. It is a must have celebrate New Year?s Eve. To start 2014 nothing better than a toast with a sparkling wine, champagne or cava. It will perfectly accompany all your good resolutions.

6/12/2013

How to serve sparkling wines ?

 

Considered as one of the favorite women drinks and the ideal choice for important meetings, sparkling wines are delicious when served at the ideal temperature, either as an aperitif or to accompany a dessert or dinner.

When serving a sparkling wine or champagne the question is what is the best way to do so for a maximum enjoyment. The ideal temperature for serving...

16/08/2013

The 5 best champagnes to beat the heat with elegance

Champagne is the area where are developed some of the most luxurious and world famous sparkling. Leaving aside the comparison with the Spanish Cava, it is true that "richer" choose to buy champagne for its exclusivity, elegance and ease with which we can find it anywhere in the world.

21/06/2013

The Chinese vineyards threaten the habitat of the pandas

The spread of the culture of wine (and its industry) may be a good engine of development for areas of the planet that had traditionally based their economy on agriculture, given that the final product has a higher value. This is especially true when the promoters of this adaptation are already experts, sometimes from the most recognized wine regions of the world.

8/05/2013

What is a “Prestige Cuvée” champagne?

A champagne Cuvée Prestige (or Prestige Cuvée) is considered to be the very best product of each producer. One of the first Cuvée was Moët & Chandon Dom Pérignon, launched in 1935 thanks to the idea of Robert-Jean de Vogüe. As the Great Depression was striking he thought that only a luxury champagne could bring comfort to his privileged consumers.

21/02/2013

Why do we need to know the date of disgorgement

The most important brands of Sparkling wines crown it all right now. It is time to consume their wines, toast with them and make a few splurges as those we cannot afford so often during the rest of the year. Joy and happiness among consumers, but just the opposite among producers. The reason of it: to make public the date of disgorgement.

The reason for this concern is...

14/09/2012

The other sparkling wines

Cava, champagne, lambrusco and counting. Most of us have spent half of our lives living in complete ignorance regarding sparkling wine. I have to confess that I was the first committing that error but my visits to Scandinavian supermarkets have opened my eyes to the universe of the other side of sparkling wines.

Yes, there are a lot more apart from the ultra famous that I ...

18/06/2012

Cava Vs. Champagne

I was asked about my opinion on the competition between cava and champagne, and the truth is that I dare not say.

First, because it is more than a debate about taste, since there is plenty of politics in all. On the other hand, because there is cavas and champagnes for everyone, so it is difficult to generalize.

Let's say, I am not particularly inclined to cavas or ...

20/07/2010

Shipwrecked Champagne

According to a  Reuters report that will surely inspire jealousy in wine loving divers across the world, a group of Swedish divers discovered what is being called the oldest known drinkable Champagne in a shipwreck in the Baltic Sea. They believe the bottles are from the late 18th century, and they know it is drinkable because they drank it, apparently with great pleasure. The general theory...