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Sparkling Wine

Brazil's Medal Worthy Wines

Richard Jennings | Posted 08.25.2016 | Taste
Richard Jennings

amphitheatre of vines at Casa Valduga in Vale dos Vinhedos I'm thrilled the Olympic Games in Rio went so well, exceeding expectations. I am happy to...

The Sparkling Wine Region You Don't Know About But Should

Tausha Cowan | Posted 08.15.2016 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

Most people know about Champagne, Cava and Prosecco, but have you ever heard of Franciacorta? Located in the province of Brescia in northern Italy, Franciacorta is to Italy what Champagne is to France.

What's your Champagne I.Q.?

Kim Cox | Posted 08.03.2016 | Taste
Kim Cox

Champagne. It's the drink of the Gods, the elixir of good times, the gold standard of luxury. No celebration is complete without a toast with the bubbly. But what do you really know about the stuff? Take this test to determine if you really know your bubbly.

When Things Get Bubbly: The Etiquette of Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 12.22.2016 | Taste
Sharon Schweitzer

Champagne and sparkling wine are beverages that evoke thoughts of celebration, success, luxury, love and romance. During the holidays, these pleasant associations are even stronger, especially since these beverages have different levels of sweetness.

10 Outstanding Organic Italian Summer Whites

Eleanor Shannon | Posted 08.04.2016 | Taste
Eleanor Shannon

This summer's sweltering temperatures call for refreshing whites. I love the diversity and distinctiveness of Italian wines and Italian native grape varieties. Have you tried Zibbibo from Pantelleria? Or Ribolla Gialla from Friuli Venezia Giulia? It's an infinite game of discovery.

Joe Satran

Nope, There's (Probably) Not Going To Be A 'Global Prosecco Shortage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 05.22.2015 | Taste

It's been a very scary week for prosecco fans. On Wednesday, Robert Cremonese, an executive at prosecco producer Bisol, told Drinks Business that ...

5 Excellent Prestige Champagnes

GAYOT.com | Posted 04.08.2015 | Taste
GAYOT.com

When it comes to wine, we're all for great deals.

The Difference Between Champagne And Sparkling Wine, Explained

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 12.30.2014 | Taste

There's more to it than you think.

Solved! The 3 Things New Year's Hosts Stress About Most

Sharon Sevrens | Posted 02.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
Sharon Sevrens

As the host, you get to call the shots. Serve crowd-pleasing wines that appeal to you. Or pick a theme for your party and create a signature cocktail -- still a huge trend going into 2015.

7 Sparkling New Year's Cocktails

Liquor.com | Posted 02.21.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

Keep the party flowing by offering your New Year's guests something beyond straight bubbles.

Busting Wine Myths That Are 100% Wrong

Sharon Sevrens | Posted 01.21.2015 | Taste
Sharon Sevrens

It never ceases to amaze me when I hear of someone turning down a glass of wine because of the carbs.

How To Taste Sparkling Wine Like A Pro

Menuism | Posted 09.15.2014 | Taste
Menuism

You'll want to brush up on the basics, thereby ensuring that any bad behavior only comes out after a few glasses.

Bubbles Rising: Sparkling Trend In Santa Barbara?

Richard Jennings | Posted 05.07.2014 | Taste
Richard Jennings

An increasing number of excellent Santa Barbara area producers are trying their hand at creating delicious sparkling wines.

A Plea for Authenticity: No Bogus Wine for Your Valentine

Richard Jennings | Posted 02.13.2014 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Wine consumers in the U.S. have a problem. Our government is one of the few in the world not to take action to protect consumers from being misled by ...

Six Sparklers For $15 or Less To Pop On New Year's Eve

Mary Orlin | Posted 02.25.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

What's New Year's Eve without popping the cork on a bottle of bubbly?

Three Facts You Need to Know About Sparkling-Wine Pairing for the Holidays

Sunset | Posted 02.08.2014 | Taste
Sunset

Those bubbles are so festive, we toast our hearts out with them, then abandon the flutes in favor of still wine when dinner appears.

This May Be The Fanciest Vending Machine Of All TIme

Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Small Business

Moët & Chandon, a luxury alcohol company, has just introduced a Champagne vending machine, for all your holiday drinking needs. "By putting its produ...

Could Sparkling Torrontes Be the Next Big Thing?

Daniel Altman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Taste
Daniel Altman

"Cumelen" is the Mapuche word for happy -- which is what you'll be when you drink this wine.

Cocktails to Celebrate Negroni Week

Imbibe | Posted 05.31.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

Recipes to celebrate this bittersweet Italian classic.

Top 10 Wines Under $10

GAYOT.com | Posted 04.29.2013 | Taste
GAYOT.com

Great wine doesn't have to be expensive. Our top picks that cost $10 or less are perfect for wine lovers on a budget.

Only Pink Bubbles Will Do For Valentine's Day

Mary Orlin | Posted 04.13.2013 | Taste
Mary Orlin

What's more romantic than Champagne?  Pink Champagne or sparkling wine. For me, it's bubbles or nothing.  And they should be pink.

Cheers To The World's First Wine Created In Support Of LGBT Equality!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans will no doubt look back on 2012 as a banner year -- all the more reason they'd be inspired to ring in...

Taste Test: The Best Champagne Imposters Under $20

Kristen Aiken | Posted 06.06.2013 | Taste

Which brands are good enough to be disguised as the real thing?

Holiday Champagnes: This Season's Best Bets

Richard Jennings | Posted 02.09.2013 | Taste
Richard Jennings

Is there any drink that better encapsulates the celebration, joy, brightness and sparkle of the holidays than Champagne? The pop of the cork, the clinking of glasses, the initial fizz of the mousse, the continuing column of tiny bubbles rising in the glass...

Good Value Wines for the Holidays (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 01.20.2013 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

ruce Bauer, a wine aficianado and proprietor of VINO, a boutique wine shop in Portland, Oregon, shares some of his favorite moderate to low prices wines from the Pacific Northwest region and around the world.