Global Prosecco Shortage

Posted on May 21, 2015

GLOBAL PROSECCO SHORTAGE could hit later this summer. One of the much talked about topics at this week's London Wine Fair.

 Santome Prosecco Brut DOC Treviso

Santome Prosecco had a good harvest in 2014, but continued high demand might play a part in it having a shortage. Additional stock is on order - we don't want to run out of this one!

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Posted on May 13, 2015

Well, a study of 20,000 women over 13-years by Harvard University found that those who drank half a bottle of wine a day had a 70 per cent reduced risk of obesity compared to non-drinkers. Good news so far girls & boys?? Another study, presented at the European Conference on Obesity in Prague last week, found that a glass of red wine every night increased the levels of the ‘good’ cholesterol HDL. It just gets better!

It seems that if we're allowed to indulge occasionally we will preserve longer with being good about our diet.

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Champagne Glasses

Posted on May 02, 2015

Which Champagne Glass is the best shape?

There are three preferred Champagne Glass shapes.  

Earlier in the twentieth century the glass of choice was a coupe - a lovely shallow bowl shape, that conjures images of elegance from stylish parties in the 1920's.

More recently the long elegant flute has been the most popular glass. Champagne in flutes gets the party started. 

Connoisseur's would argue that the tulip is the best design for getting the maximum flavour and good persistent bubbles.

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