Chilean sparkling wine

How to choose sparkling wine (2)

How to choose sparkling wine (2)

This is a handy guide to understanding terms like in-bottle fermentation and traditional method that you often see on sparkling wine labels. Actually the biggest clue to what a sparkling wine is going to be like when you taste it can be found in these terms describing how the wine has been made. This is…

Budget Chilean Sparkling Wine Tasting Results

Budget Chilean Sparkling Wine Tasting Results

It’s that cork-popping time of year when many of us choose to celebrate special meals and the arrival of the new year with sparkling wine. We all know that Champagne is cool, of course, while English and Welsh sparkling wines titillate our tastebuds with equal finesse and at a similar cost. Prosecco is an…

A sparkling toast to the weekend

How has your week been? I, for one, am very glad that the weekend is almost here! Spring has arrived in Chile – the sky is blue, the lizards have come out of hibernation, the birds are vocal and the garden is alive with colour.  This photo shows Hazel just soaking up the sunshine in our front yard.…