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Should You Chill Sparkling Wine?

What makes sparkling wine special? The bubbles. And the bubbles—formed during the release of large amounts of dissolved CO2—help transfer the taste, aroma, and of course, the quintessential mouth-tingles of sparkling wine. 241 more words

Sparkling 101

How is Sparkling Wine Made?

There are four ways that sparkling wine can become carbonated:

1. Champagne/traditional method—As we looked at in a previous post about what differentiates champagne from other sparkling wines… 276 more words

Sparkling 101

The origin of…Bubbles

“What, if as said, man is a bubble.” Marcus Terentius Varro

There are many kinds of bubbles: soap bubbles, economic bubbles, bubble wrap, superbubbles (cavities in space hundreds of light years across created by multiple gases)…but I won´t be writing about any of these. 1,103 more words

Food And Drinks

Welcome in 2014 with NS Bubbly

Welcome the New Year in with Nova Scotia sparkling wine. Forget the French, Californian and other sparklers, Nova Scotia is bubbling over with traditional Champagne method sparkling wine. 612 more words

Nova Scotia Wines

Bring on the Bubbles!

Come quickly, I am tasting the stars

Dom Perignon

With New Years coming up I thought it fitting that I should confess  to my adoration for Champagne.  

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"Designer Label" Bubbly

Bubbly or sparkling wines are super popular this time of year, and for good reason. Nothing is more festive than a fancy glass of “champagne”.  I am personally a huge fan of… 499 more words

Take A Sip: Beer. Champagne.

Wait. Beer. Champagne. What?

‘Deus’ Brut des Flanders, is a Belgium ale, brewed with barley. Fermented and matured in Belgium. Refermented in a Champagne bottle followed by the traditional ‘remuage’ and ‘dégorgement’ in France. 88 more words