Bored with the usual mainstream brands of Champagne? Now that is a phrase that I cannot ever, in any future breath, conceivably imagine myself ever saying. I can never imagine a time when I will have had too much Champagne of any kind…. That said,
The Prat family are a ‘hands on’ Champagne family and this wine is a testament to their passion for their work.
The Champagnes from the house of JL Vernon have much to offer by way of delight and the cellar door in the centre of the village of Le Mesnil-sur-Oger is well worth a visit. Being Cote des Blancs fruit, most of these wines are sourced
This fizz is often lauded as one of New South Wales’ best sparkling offerings and having tasted it several times recently, it is a wine that certainly stands up and puts itself forward. The Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes for this wine come from
It is no secret that I am a fizz fan. At a recent tasting, this was one of my favourite finds. Firstly some background. Franciacorta in Northern Italy is a great source of fizz that, partly because of the strength of our own domestic sparkling
Recently, I got to taste some of the latest 2014 Preservative Free (or no added preservative) wines. While I have been a supporter from afar of wines of this type, I have always been a firm believer that there is a need for wines for
The top fizz from the Bird in Hand team made from Pinot Noir in the traditional method with 18 months on lees. I love the packaging, the bottle has sensuous lines and the labelling is uber stylish. The wine inside is comparable to popular branded
Sourced from the Clare Valley, this sparkling shiraz is one that has its own tune – like an indy artist that is refreshingly different. The layered and complex nose of blueberry Lindt chocolate, blackberry jam and chocolate coated liquorice is one to take time