Tag: sparkling wine

Have yourself a very Freixenet Christmas!

The Spanish celebrate Christmas and the New Year a little differently to us.  Traditionally, it isn’t Santa Claus who brings presents for well-behaved Spanish children on Christmas Eve. Instead the Three Kings or Three Wise Men (known there as the Reyes Magos) are the ones who deliver gifts during the night of 5th January. However, this only ...

Tickled Pink by the arrival of Prosecco Rosé

There hasn’t been too much too celebrate in 2020 but, at last, we have a very good reason to raise a glass. The very first bottles of Prosecco Rosé wine have finally arrived at Slurp, just in time for the festive period. Until now, pink sparkling wine made in Italy’s Prosecco region wasn’t allowed to be called Prosecco Rosé. Traditionally, ...

The Crème de la Crémant

Crémant is undoubtedly one of France’s best kept secrets.  While Champagne has achieved world-wide fame and status, crémant (pronounced CRAY-MONT) has fallen under the radar despite also being a French sparkling wine which is produced in the same way as Champagne. So what is crémant and what differentiates it from Champagne? The term ...
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