Thank you to WineShop At Home winemaker Alex Reble for this wonderful article on the secrets behind sparkling wines. [Read more…]
This week, I’m delighted to share an infographic created by Joe Roberts, a certified wine specialist, on how to properly chill and open Sparkling Wine. I especially love Joe’s comment about adding salt to lower the freezing point of ice water, keeping bottles colder longer. That is something I didn’t know. I also really like his infographic. Working for a digital marketing company by day, I create infographics for my high-tech clients on a regular basis. It’s a pleasure to see that an infographic can be used effectively in the wine world. [Read more…]
Nothing says celebration better than sparkling wine. But many people break out the bubbly for their midnight toast and forget about enjoying sparkling wine during the rest of their New Year’s festivities. This New Year’s weekend, I encourage you to be far more adventurous with your use of bubbly.
Most of us love toasting the New Year with sparkling wine (or champagne), and we love drinking the bubbly delicacy throughout New Year’s Eve. Wouldn’t it be fun to find a new New Year’s Eve Sparkling Wine tradition?
In honor of the upcoming holiday, I did some googling, and I found two interesting traditions that I would like to share with you. One is from Russia, and the other is from Spain. [Read more…]
According to Wine Folly, December 31st is National Champagne Day, and per www.champagneday.fr October 21st is Global Champagne Day. There are other dates commemorating champagne, too. But as we well know, champagne (with or without the capital “C”) can and should be drunk whenever, wherever, with whomever, and for whatever occasion. And enjoying Champagne in December for the holidays is a given. Here are a few fun facts you may not know about the beautiful bubbly, that you can even entertain your friends with. [Read more…]