Sparkling Wine

Wines of the Week: Two Terrific Sparkling Wines for Christmas

Tom Cannavan | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

If nothing else will do for your Christmas table but Champagne, then please do check out my recent article "12 Wines of Christmas" on wine-pages.com, where several are reviewed. But this week I'm highlighting two impressive Italian sparklers, one from the booming region of Prosecco, and one from the less well-known but hugely impressive region of Franciacorta.

Wine of the Week: Chandon Sparkling Brut, Argentina

Tom Cannavan | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

South America produces a lot of sparkling wine for home consumption - wineries in Brazil, Chile and Argentina have strong local markets, with plenty of people looking to crack open some fizz given the slightest excuse, dropping of hats included.

A Toast to Plonk and Roman Plonkers

Charli Morgan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Morgan

I determined to nerd up on vino and give old Bacchus a run for his money, ahead of our wedding, because nobody would be wrapping ties around heads or knee-sliding across the dancefloor without a few, potent grapes in their tums.

Diamond Drinks - A Patriotic Jubilee Weekend Booze Menu

Jane Peyton | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Peyton

We don't need an excuse for a drink in Britain but if we did, Jubilee Weekend would be it. Party fever is building. Have you decided yet what or where you will be drinking? If not, may I offer my suggestions for patriotic libations to celebrate this historic time?