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Types of Sparkling Wine

Asti DOCG​
Asti DOCG​

Asti (also known as Asti Spumante) is a sparkling white Italian wine that is produced throughout southeastern Piedmont but is particularly focused around the towns of Asti and Alba. Since 1993 the wine has been classified as a Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) and as of 2004 was Italy's largest producing appellation.

Burgundy ​Wine​
Burgundy ​Wine​

Burgundy – A Guide To Burgundy Wines Burgundy is the name of a wine region in France; however, most of us are familiar with the name not because of high school geography, but because it’s what we call the famous red and white wine the region produces.

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Cava DO​
Cava DO​

Learn the differences between Champagne, Prosecco, and Cava, the famous sparkling wines from France, Italy, and Spain.

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Champagne​
Champagne​

Whether sparkling wine or champagne, the truth is that sparkling wine is gaining in popularity as people realize that it is the most versatile wine for pairing (aka the scrubbing bubbles for the palate) and transitions beautifully from breakfast to dessert and light dishes to fried foods, spicy cuisine or rich, sauces.

CréMant de ​Loire AOC​
CréMant de ​Loire AOC​

Cremant de Loire is the regional appellation for sparkling wines from Anjou, Saumur and Touraine – the heartland of the Loire Valley wine region of France. The title was introduced in 1975 to provide France with a widely recognizable, high-quality Loire sparkling wine title, and to provide a reliable alternative to the increasingly expensive wines of Champagne.

Franciacorta ​DOCG​
Franciacorta ​DOCG​

Franciacorta was granted DOCG status in 1995, covering just over 2,000 hectares of vines in the district of Brescia in Lombardy, located in central northern Italy. Grape varieties that can be used to make the Italian sparkling wine are two of the classic Champagne varieties of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, plus also Pinot Blanc.

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Lambrusco​
Lambrusco​

In Italy, Lambrusco, an unusual sparkling red wine, is the perfect wine for a picnic or BBQ: light, flavorful, and zesty. It's also an ancient wine, mentioned by Greek geographer Strabo, who was astonished by the size of the barrels made to contain the harvest, as well as the Roman authors Virgil, Pliny, and Cato.

Limoux AOC​
Limoux AOC​

In 2005, the Limoux AOC was created to include red wine production consisting of mostly Merlot. Wine historians believe that the world's first sparkling wine was produced in this region in 1531, by the monks at the abbey in Saint-Hilaire.

Moscato d'Asti​
Moscato d'Asti​

Asti, Piedmont, Italy- This Moscato d'Asti is fresh, fragrant, and frizzante with vibrant, flavors and aromas of ripe stone fruit, tangerines, and honey. The wine is concentrated and flavorful, but not overly rich or heavy; sweet, yet balanced.

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Prosecco​
Prosecco​

Prosecco. Prosecco is a sparkling wine made in the Veneto region of Italy around the city of Treviso about 15 miles (24 km) North of Venice. Made with Prosecco ...

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