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Sparkling Wines in Uvinum's blog

20/07/2017

Sparkling Wine On Ice

Summer has arrived and everybody knows. The fine weather invites to go outside to meet friends or family, or just enjoy reading a book by yourself. A new season nearly always comes with new trends and ideas, in summer, we are looking for refreshing and cool drinks. And this year is the year of ICE sparkling wines

What's that, you ask? Usually, you pour your champagne,...

27/03/2017

Which wines should be cooled and how?

All wine lovers know that each variety has an ideal temperature to drink: some must be consumed at room temperature and that, at times, we can spoil the experience of drinking a wine by serving it too cold or too hot.

For example, most young white and rosé wines, sparkling wines and sweet wines, improve if served cold. In contrast, wines with more body lose some of...

28/12/2015

The origin of toast

New Year's Eve is coming! Time to celebrate, go out, have a drink with friends... And time to toast. So today we want to talk about the origin of toasting, the moment of a celebration in which guests get up and collide their glasses with each other to express their good wishes.

It is also known as a toast the set of words spoken at that moment. The term comes perhaps from...

1/05/2015

What makes different champagne and prosecco?

When we talk about sparkling wines, the first that come to mind are of course champagne, cava and prosecco, from Italy, specifically from the Veneto region. But, what makes different this Italian wine and its French counterpart? What is the reason because its price and reputation are lower? Here are some of these differences.

Origin, elaboration and price

While...

26/01/2015

Do you know the wine regions of Argentina?

Located in the southern tip of the American continent, Argentina is a beautiful country and also the fifth largest wine producer in the world. The mineral richness of its soil and climate favor the production of different types of vines.

Today, Argentina has over 200,000 hectares cultivated with vineyards to date, that is 2.7% of all the vineyards in the world.

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14/01/2015

Why drink a glass of sparkling wine? 8 reasons to drink one

Whether in special dates or for specific occasions, sparkling wine or cava fills the tables of any celebration. Its bubbles, its unique flavor and many more features are some of the reasons to enjoy a glass of sparkling. We give you eight reasons to drink one... Do you fancy a toast?

A reason for celebration. Whenever we make a toast with sparkling wine is cause for...

4/08/2014

Qualified Single estate Cava, is it the solution to the lack of territorial unity of cava DO?

Probably one of the most notorious problems of the designation of origin cava is its lack of territorial unity, which means that in certain markets, there is confusion about the origin and quality of the Spanish sparkling wines. While exports of cava show an increasing trend, we must also bear in mind that the competition is fierce, especially in reference to Italian ...

16/06/2014

The Italian spumante, a competition of cava in UK

While the cava has achieved a spectacular growth in export volume, thanks to the promotional efforts of their national producers among many other factors, we cannot forget the work that remains to be done to achieve its definitive establishment as a global ?brand?, a still pending issue, although the path that has been traveled has promising perspectives in this regard.

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.