Category Archives: Sparkling

I Heart Prosecco – Perfect for Prosecco Cocktails

If you wanted a Prosecco for Valentine’s Day then this one certainly looks the part.  The label features a heart, the name is Heart.  Quite why they didn’t make the label heart shaped I don’t know.  I’m pretty certain that if pink Prosecco was a real thing then they’d have made it pink, but it’s not,… Read More »

Heretat el Padruell Cava NV

The love of fizz over Christmas doesn’t seem to be going away and whilst the supermarkets slug it out over who can get people to drive across town to get the cheapest Champagne, there’s other sparkling wines available, and unless it absolutely positively has to be Champagne then there’s better value to be had elsewhere.… Read More »

Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial NV Champagne

Everyone has heard of Moet & Chandon, it’s like the Hoover (or maybe Dyson) of Champagnes, it’s a Champagne brand that has secretly spent years working its way into your brain, firing the celebration and luxury synapses as it goes.  You’ll have seen it carefully product-placed in films, sponsoring events, and being sprayed by glamorous,… Read More »

Nicolas Feuillatte Brut NV

Nicolas Feuillatte is probably my favourite Champagne brand.  It’s not my favourite Champagne, and Champagne isn’t my favourite wine.  Champagne isn’t even my favourite white wine, and has to compete hard to be my favourite sparkling wine, but that said, Nicolas Feuillatte is my favourite wine brand. Why?  Why have a favourite brand if you’re not… Read More »

On Pink Fizz

It was Valentine’s Day this week. It seems that over the years it has gradually become a bigger deal in the UK. We don’t really do US style ‘holidays’ in the UK, so we haven’t yet reached the stage of everybody buying everybody else a Valentine gift, or decorating offices in pink and red, but… Read More »