Sparkling Wine

There's now a Prosecco advent calendar

Forget your standard chocolate countdown<p>This sparkling wine advent calendar is definitely going to help you truly celebrate the countdown to …

Christmas

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It's been a hot summer, and one can get downright parched. These thirst-quenching California sparkling wines are just the thing! You'll recognize …

Food

I Took A Six-Month Wine Class, And Here Are The Coolest Things I Learned

Stop and smell the rosé.

Grapes

Lidl is selling a case of Prosecco for £20

But you've got to be quick…<p>Just when you thought you couldn't get anymore excited for the upcoming long weekend, Lidl's new booze deal means you're …

Prosecco

Malta's standards in public life: state authority chairman shouting "Viva l-Labour" and drinking straight from a bottle of spumante for the camera - Daphne Caruana Galizia's Notebook | Running Commentary

This is the executive chairman of the Malta Council for Science and Technology, celebrating the Labour Party’s victory at the general election with …

Malta

Lidl unveils £3.33 deal on bottles of prosecco

A £3.33 bottle of prosecco has been unveiled in a deal that fans of the Italian sparkling wine have dubbed the "bargain of the century".<p>9 best …

Prosecco

Cava, the Catalan answer to champagne

Three fine examples of sophisticated yet sensibly priced Spanish fizz<p><b>Heretat El Padruell Cava, Spain NV (£8.50, Marks & Spencer)</b><p>Why have the British ditched cava for prosecco? According to figures released this summer, exports of the Spanish fizz to the UK dropped by 18% during 2016, while those of …

Marks & Spencer

Reims: A toast to the art and science of Champagne

What a special treat to ride the bubbly express with @GoBe_Travel to Reims for tasting in France’s Champagne area. The approximately two hour journey from metropolitan Paris takes you through the gently sloping fields of the famed region, which is simply beautiful.<p>Mumm Champagne house was the first …

Champagne

Attention, please: You can get six bottles of prosecco for £20 from Lidl next weekend

Get our your planners and a pen, sharpish.<p>New book celebrates the weird and wonderful meals created by pregnancy cravings<p>We interrupt whatever you’re …

Prosecco

How to Saber a Bottle of Champagne

Nothing says celebration like popping the top of a Champagne bottle with a sword. Learn how to safely saber a bottle of bubbly without putting an eye …

Champagne

What Is the Difference Between Champagne and Prosecco?

Most company refrigerators are filled with expired condiments and takeout cartons. At my first job, however, we always had a bottle of Prosecco on …

Champagne

Champagne or Prosecco wine quiz – Test your knowledge

Are you a bubbly connoisseur or do you fall flat on your sparkling wine facts? Test your knowledge on Champagne and Prosecco with this Decanter.com …

Champagne

You’re probably pouring your prosecco wrong, you silly sausage

Oh, you. You’re so blimmin’ silly, aren’t you?<p>When you’re not holding your wine glass wrong or mucking up mashed potato, you’re probably pouring your …

Prosecco

Highlights from the 2017 Quail, A Motorsports Gathering (champagne not included)

One of the highlights of the annual automotive extravaganza that occurs every August on the Monterey Peninsula is the Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. Yes, the comma is officially part of the name. And yes, it really is that pretentious. But look beyond the complementary champagne and gourmet food …

Champagne

Why you've been pouring champagne incorrectly

It's a simple, yet crucial detail<p>Champagne is one of life's most enjoyable luxuries, but pour it wrongly and it'll lose its distinctive, aromatic …

Champagne

Oysters and Champagne are a perfect match

The decadence of oysters and Champagne is timeless and the Oyster and Champagne Festival on 14th and 15th October at Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville …

Champagne

Great French Bubblies Beyond Champagne

MY FIRST FRENCH sparkling wine wasn’t Champagne but a low-budget Loire Valley bubbly. The Gratien & Meyer Brut Crémant de Loire fit my budget and palate way back when. It was bright, clean and fruity, and, most important, it was cheap—around $6 or $7 a bottle. I bought Gratien & Meyer whenever I …

Lifestyle

Competition Tips from TEXSOM’s Newly Named Best Sommelier

To win the title of TEXSOM Best Sommelier, you better know dessert wines. And sparkling wines. Those are critical, in addition to the standard-bearer …

Food

How You’ve Been Opening Champagne Wrong This Whole Time

Popping bottles is an almost indispensable component of any proper celebration. After all, when was the last time you fêted a newly-engaged BFF or relished the successful completion of a tough work project without the help of a festive Champagne toast? A glass of bubbly adds just the right touch of …

Brit + Co

Sparkling Wine vs. Champagne: Do You Know the Difference?

Although we love a refreshing glass of rosé, there are some occasions that call for something a bit more celebratory. Something <i>bubbly</i>. While buying …

Champagne

Beyond Prosecco: Sip on these forgotten sparkling wines from Italy

Move over, Prosecco. There’s a new bubble in town.<p>Actually several, since somms and wine geeks are getting increasingly excited about less-familiar sparkling wines from Italy, a range that offers novelty, terrific pairing possibilities and high-quality flavour profiles thanks to artisanal …

Italy

Tesla's 'Camper Mode' Proves 1 Thing: There's Inspiration for Your Startup Everywhere

Superconsumers find new use cases to help inspire and breakthrough.<p>Reviews for Tesla's Model 3 are out, of which the vast majority are quite favorable which is a credit to Elon Musk. There was one particular review Elon Musk singled out on Twitter, where he often muses.<p>Tom Randall from Bloomberg …

Model 3

The best alternative proseccos for under £16

After years of prosecco taking the crown for best-value fizz – an affordable everyday luxury competing with the cheaper end of champagne – you’d …

Prosecco

All hail B.C. blueberries!

British Columbians are blessed with a veritable bounty of locally grown goods.<p>From tomatoes and corn, to cherries and even various meats and seafood, …

Recipes

Crack open the bubbly – it’s National Prosecco Day 2017

<b>Happy National Prosecco Day!</b><p>Today is all about drinking the Italian sparkling wine in celebration of its wonderful existence.<p>A pizza and prosecco …

Marks & Spencer

The Tradition Of Terrible Esports Champagne Celebrations Continues

The players on Team Liquid just won the most money for a single match in the history of esports, but at the staged champagne celebration they …

Champagne

Award-winning supermarket wine, Prosecco, Champagne and gin

After a £10 Aldi bottle of gin was recently ranked one of the best in the world, we take a look at all the other affordable alcoholic drinks that …

Champagne

How to Make Mimosas That Will Up Your Brunch Game

If you're hosting a baller brunch, you should probably know how to make mimosas. Some brunch cocktails—read: the strong ones—can feel like overkill …

Cocktails

A Champagne Bar Boom Pairs Bubbly With Hot Dogs, Dumplings, Tater Tots

Maybe it started when Bill Murray persuaded wine snobs it was OK to drink champagne over ice.<p>Over the past few years, sparkling wine has been on a …

Business

It’s Time to Rethink Cava

What comes to mind when I say Cava? Perhaps your initial thoughts are inexpensive and great for mimosas or other sparkling cocktails. Cava has …