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Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

What, Exactly, Does 'Dosage' Mean in Wine?

Dosage is a sweet liquid added to sparkling wines for complexity, flavor, and balance. It varies by producer, region, and desired outcome. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
7 months ago
Wine

What Does 'Blanc de Blancs' Mean in Wine?

Blanc de blancs is a sparkling wine made exclusively from white grapes.
There can be a subtle difference between 'blanc de blancs' (made with more than one varietal of white grape) and 'blanc de blanc' (made from a single varietal of white grape). [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

What, Exactly, Does 'Dosage' Mean in Wine?

Dosage is a sweet liquid added to sparkling wines for complexity, flavor, and balance. It varies by producer, region, and desired outcome. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
7 months ago
Wine

What Does 'Blanc de Blancs' Mean in Wine?

Blanc de blancs is a sparkling wine made exclusively from white grapes.
There can be a subtle difference between 'blanc de blancs' (made with more than one varietal of white grape) and 'blanc de blanc' (made from a single varietal of white grape). [ more ]
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Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

Looking for an Affordable Champagne Alternative? Meet Cremant de Bourgogne

The consumption of sparkling wine, particularly crémant, is increasing rapidly beyond special occasions. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
5 months ago
Wine

World-renowned winery Iron Horse Vineyards developed a special brut for Lunar New Year

Iron Horse Vineyards produces a special vintage brut called 'Dragon' to commemorate Lunar New Year
Iron Horse's sparkling wine has been served at the White House for 38 years [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
5 months ago
Wine

10 Proseccos for a Romantic Valentine's Day

Prosecco is a versatile sparkling wine that pairs well with Valentine's Day dishes and comes at a range of price points.
Prosecco sales have been skyrocketing, with 638.5 million bottles sold in 2022 [ more ]
London On The Inside
7 months ago
Wine

Bar du Champagne Is Bringing Bubbles to Covent Garden

A new bistro and Champagne bar, Bar du Champagne, has opened in Covent Garden, London.
The bar offers a wide selection of rare and cult Champagne bottles, as well as other sparkling wines and still vintages. [ more ]
Portland Monthly
7 months ago
Wine

A Rare All-Sparkling Winery Opens a Tasting Room This Spring

Corollary Wines is the only privately owned estate in Oregon dedicated entirely to sparkling wine.
The founders bought a vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills AVA and planted classic Champagne grapes as well as Pinot Blanc. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
7 months ago
Wine

For Sparkling Wines' Secondary Fermentation, Closure Choice Can Have a Huge Impact

Producers have a choice between using a cork or a crown cap for the second fermentation process in sparkling wine production.
A study found that bottles sealed with corks during fermentation produced smaller bubbles and a longer aftertaste compared to those sealed with crown caps. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
8 months ago
Wine

Feeling Bubbly? 16 Sparkling Wines to Pop Right Now

Understanding the nuances of sparkling wine can lead to a better appreciation of its variety and quality.
Sparkling wines can be produced using different methods, including the traditional method, Charmat method, and pét-nat. [ more ]
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