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  • Ca' Del Bosco Annamaria Clementi 2010 - A Lesson in Care

    Ca’ Del Bosco Annamaria Clementi 2010 – A Lesson in Care

    Ca' Del Bosco are one of the most important producers of sparkling wine outside Champagne. They are growers, holding 220 hectares of prime Franciacorta vineyard, farmed organically. In the winemaking ...
    Foiled

    Foiled

    I recently posted on Twitter a copy of Patrick Forbes' Champagne; The Wine, The Land, The People which I had just bought second hand. Inside was a dedication above, dated ...
    Harrow and Hope Brut Reserve

    Harrow and Hope Brut Reserve No. 4

    A Stylistic Marker? Although most individual wines are now found in the new Tasting Notes archive, this was one of the star performers in English Sparkling Wine 2020 so I ...
    Great Value Bubbles

    Fine Bubbles for Less Than £25?

    In the absence of any kind of organised, comparative tastings during Covid-19 lockdown, I thought it would be fun to put together a tasting of fifteen Traditional Method wines that ...
    Nyetimber 1086 Range

    The English Sparkling Wines of Nyetimber

    Check out English Sparkling Wine 2020 for a full, up-to-date report on 32 English Sparkling Wine Producers A story with a beginning...and a middle The intensity of the gaze falling ...
    Christie's World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine

    Christie’s World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine

    The fourth edition of this impeccable resource sees Essi Avellan MW take over the reins for the producer profiles and tasting notes whilst Tom Stevenson contributes the considerable supporting material ...