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Drunk In Love: Four Sommelier-Approved Wedding Wine Hacks, Plus 20 Affordable Bottles

Drunk In Love: Four Sommelier-Approved Wedding Wine Hacks, Plus 20 Affordable Bottles

From look books to cake tastings, planning a wedding ain’t easy. The devil really is in the details — all 20,000 of them. Food and drink is one of the most memorable aspects of the big day, but wading through catering menus in search of drink options that demonstrate your “unique couple style” is daunting. […]

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I Would Always Choose Cava Over Prosecco. Here’s Why.

I Would Always Choose Cava Over Prosecco. Here’s Why.

There’s nothing like a glass of bubbly to finish the day, and happily, there are more sparkling wine options available than ever. That also means that there are more affordable sparkling wine options available than ever, and when it comes time to select a bottle from the weekday-friendly sub-$15 shelf, there are almost always two […]

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Decoding Sweetness Levels On Sparkling Wine Labels

Decoding Sweetness Levels On Sparkling Wine Labels

It might be more helpful if Champagne and sparkling wine bottles came labeled with terms like “cloyingly sweet for a Scotch drinker” or “dry as a line of Conga-dancing skeletons” (that one complete with imagery). But since bubbly bottles generally tend toward a classier look, we’re guessing they’re going to stick to the regular, if […]

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Sparkling Purple Pineapple [Recipe]

Sparkling Purple Pineapple [Recipe]

This week I’ve been experimenting with French Vermouth and decided to create a sparkling cocktail with some tropical flavors. When concepting this drink I wanted to create something that was very refreshing as well as low proof so that it’s perfect cocktail for warm weather gatherings – when it’s warm outside, people tend to drink […]

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The Differences Between Champagne, Prosecco & Cava [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Differences Between Champagne, Prosecco & Cava [INFOGRAPHIC]

For a long time Champagne was the only ”good” sparkling wine that most Americans drank. Those days are long gone; today there’s a good chance you’ll see good Italian Proseccos and Spanish Cavas on wine lists and at your local wine shop. But what are the differences between these three popular sparklers? The chart below reveals the […]

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How To Make Sparkling Wines Like Champagne [INFOGRAPHIC]

How To Make Sparkling Wines Like Champagne [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’ve ever wondered where sparkling wines get there bubbles from you’re in luck. Our infographic beautifully illustrates the steps that winemakers take to turn regular wine (base wine is the technical term) into the bubbly variety. The vast majority of sparkling wine* is made using one of these three different methods, all of which are […]

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