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Prosecco Tasting Boxes – An Event in a Box

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Prosecco Tasting Boxes – An Event in a Box

Prosecco Superiore Tasting Box   The new Prosecco Tasting Boxes are essentially a Prosecco event in a box.  A must do for any true Prosecco lover.  They capture the essence of the Prosecco tasting events I have been hosting for the past 6 ish years BC (Before Covid!).  I’d developed the events over the years from my own knowledge and experience working directly with my brilliant artisan Prosecco producers and spending time with industry experts, plus the helpful feedback from my lovely Prosecco-loving customers I’d meet over the years.      Julia hosting a Prosecco tasting event (before Covid)  ...

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Six Sweetness Levels of Prosecco

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Six Sweetness Levels of Prosecco

You may be surprised to discover that Prosecco is available in 6 different sweetness levels, from the fairly new classification (for Prosecco) of Brut Nature, the driest, to the sweetest style Demi-Sec.   The International Sparking Wine Scale is applicable to most sparkling wines including Champagne, Cava and English Sparkling Wine.  However, not all sparkling wines are made in every classification – that depends mainly on if there are rules governing the category, on the winemaker or the suitability of the grape. BRUT NATURE (also known as Brut Zero, Ultra Brut, Pas Dosé or Dosage Zéro), 0 – 3 g/l of residual...

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The First Pink Fizz Tasting Evening

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The First Pink Fizz Tasting Evening

This time last month (the evening of Friday 13th March) it was my first ever Pink Fizz Tasting event.  Not only the first Pink Fizz event, but my first event of the year (which hopefully won’t be the last given this strange year). I’d wanted to do a ‘Pink Fizz’ event for a while (after already doing Prosecco and English Sparkling Wine events) and spent the beginning of 2020 finalising my line up.    My Italian producers make some amazing sparkling rosé wines which aren't Prosecco (incidentally Rosé Prosecco doesn't exist, yet) as well as fabulous pinks too from English producers. ...

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