Life is full of reasons to celebrate and sparkling wine is often the sip of choice. Champagne is only one kind of bubbly (and often the most expensive), but with so many delicious options out there, people are starting to realize that the fizz need not be reserved for special occasions. This crash course includes all the basics you need to know from fermentation to food pairings. Don't wait for New Year’s Eve to get popping!
Cameron Diaz and Katherine Power's Avaline project began with a humble pair of white and rose wines, but now the brand's success has led to new expressions, including a red wine and a sparkler, which we review here. This nonvintage bottling is actually a Spanish wine made from the same grapes as the white --...
I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Let’s make some Sparkling Rose Petal Wine! I am excited about this recipe because this is a brew you can all make, at just about any time of year. The list of ingredients is very short, and the star […]
Thinking of picking up a bottle of bubbly this weekend? Like chocolate, Champagne gets lumped in with the tropes of Valentine’s Day, but hey — I will take any opportunity to drink more Champagne. Just don’t stop after the holiday. Consider Valentine’s Day this year an opportunity to brush up on your knowledge of sparkling wine and Champagne. Do you know what Champagne really is, and how to open a bottle the elegant way?