Sparkling Wine News

How Important Are The Size Of Bubbles To Winemakers?

When You Look Into A Glass of Bubbly, What Do You See? Do you see the universe displayed before you, do you see the stars and galaxies, do you see music, friends, love or do you see the craftsmen ship of the winemaker? Any glass of Sparkling Wine has bubbles, big bubbles, medium bubbles or…

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Golden Tour Celebrating 50 Years of Bolney Wine Estate

Launching exclusively to celebrate Bolney’s 50th anniversary, our Golden Tour will offer you never-before access behind the scenes of our Sussex Vineyard. Hosted by Sam Linter, our founder’s daughter and MD, and Cara Lee Dely, our winemaker, you will go beyond the Eighteen Acre Vineyard and discover where our story began. You’ll have the unique…

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Istriana Malvazija

Istriana Malvazija / Malvasia

Not on the tip of everyone’s tongue is (Republic of) Croatia when it comes to sparkling wine, relatively unknown and most certainly a missed place on the map by many. A country that borders four others and enjoys a long uninterrupted coastline along the Adriatic Sea. A total population of 4,063,909 as of Sunday, February…

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Bottega Prosecco at the Opening of the Abba Arena

On May 26, the brand new Abba Arena, a futuristic structure dedicated to the band’s music, was inaugurated in London, located in the Olympic Park in the East of the British capital. ABBA Voyage is the long-awaited concert from one of the biggest pop acts of all time featuring a setlist of ABBA’s biggest, most…

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Tasting Vintage Sparkling Wines From Around The World – 2017

With every great harvest, a vintage is sure to follow, welcome back to the fourth article of this exclusive series to Glass of Bubbly, which will take you around the world tasting the vintages of different years. We’ve already done 3 vintage years with 2014, 2015 and 2016 vintage Sparkling Wines, let’s now explore the…

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History Of Wine – When Did The World Start Making Wine

Each country has its own history in growing vines and making wine, in this article I’ll break down the time period when certain countries started their Winemaking lives. This list contains 45 of the most well-known Winemaking countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and both North and South America. Answering questions like When Did New…

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Bottega Releases 300,000 Bees into its Vineyards

On the 20th of May, World Bee Day, the Bottega winery decided to release 300,000 of these precious insects into the unspoiled nature of the Prosecco hills. It is a choice in the name of sustainability, which the Treviso-based company has always pursued at 360° in its business activities. Bees play a very important role…

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Latest Stats Reveal Prosecco DOC is still the UK’s Favourite

The Prosecco DOC Consortium has revealed the latest data on Prosecco DOC sales globally during 2021. Worldwide, the results show that there has been a 25% increase in sales with a total of 627.5 million certified bottles of Prosecco DOC placed on the market, says Stefano Zanette, President of the Prosecco DOC Consortium. Once again,…

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Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with English Sparkling Wine

On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. A special extended bank holiday weekend from 2nd to 5th June provides an opportunity to celebrate this historic milestone…

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