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New Year’s champagne and sparkling

                

Champagne and sparkling are a must for your celebrations. Many of us will also start the New Year with some bubbles. So, here are some champagne and sparkling suggestions to start the New Year. Champagne and sparkling under $15 Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut Cava Sparkling Spain Price: $13.75 Fine bubbles. Green apple, honey and nuts […]read more

White Zinfandel Beringer Sparkling Rosé | Wine of the Week

                

A little taste of summer in a long lasting winter! This White Zinfandel Rosé Beringer is the type of wine generally tasted in the sun on the terrace but can be really appreciated all year round.  With a beautiful salmon pink color and fine bubbles, the nose reveal floral aromas and strong scent of strawberries […]read more

Sparkling wines for Christmas

                

The Holidays season is always a good period for sparkling wines. It’s effectively the best period of sparkling wines of the year. Here are 2 sparkling wine reviews for you to enjoy with friends and family. The first sparkling wine is from France, Alsace. Pierre Sparr Brut Réserve, Crémant d’Alsace AOC Regular price: $21.85 Varietal: […]read more

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Champagne: a luxury item

                

Recently, the quality level of many Champagnes is cause for concern. If the overall quality and price structure of this luxury bubbly are not reviewed soon, it should be boycotted by wine enthusiasts and aficionados around the world. Made from huge crops of unripe grapes, most cuvées are bland, lean and green. Adding sugar during […]read more

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Christmas Dinner Wines

                

The Holiday season is an excellent time for celebrations with family, friends and co-workers. Usually spent at the dinner table, these gatherings give us the opportunity to create lovely and exciting wine and food pairings. Of course the menu changes according to the ethnic background of the family or the type of restaurant visited. Here […]read more

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Wine of the Olympics

                

From the selection of wines that will be served during the Olympics, the Balfour Brut Rosé of Hush Heath Estate represents the only English wine that will be officially served. The Balfour Brut Rosé is grown on Hush Heath Estate from three classic Champagne grape varieties – Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. English wine […]read more

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Brut Prestige Mumm Napa

A nice Californian sparkling produced under the méthode traditionelle and which offers an excellent quality-price ratio compared to many French Champagnes. The color is yellow-green with fine and persistent bubbles. The nose exhibits beautiful honey aromas added with melon and citrus aromas. In mount, vanilla and melon flavors. This sparkling wine will charm you with […]read more

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X Noir Brut Mousseux Rosé Ackerman

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Sparkling wines will be without any doubt very popular during the upcoming Holidays Season. The X Noir Brut Mousseux Rosé from the Ackerman producer is sure to please. Elaborated with Chenin Noir, this sparkling from la Loire, France offers fine bubbles. On the noise, fruity aromas, apple and some spicy notes. On the palate, fruity […]read more

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Swedish Hill Winery won the 2010 New York Governor’s cup

                

Swedish Hill captures New York’s wine trophy for the third time Tuesday. Their Riesling Cuvee sparkling was voted best wine. Sponsored by the New York Wine & Grape Foundation, the contest is open to all of New York’s 280 wineries. 24 wine experts judge the wines. Sheldrake Point Vineyard took, on its part the best […]read more

Sud de France Worldwide Synchronized Wine Tasting – Conclusion

                

A great line up selected for this Sud de France Worldwide Synchronized Wine Tasting. This selection showcase the great diversity of Sud de France wine range which includes over 30 appellations and more than 60 Vins de Pays, all situated in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Thanks to Sud de France for this great Worldwide Synchronized Wine […]read more

Sud de France Worldwide Synchronized Wine Tasting

                

90 wine bloggers and journalists across 24 countries are participating in this wine tasting. Vinivno is proud to be part of this number. You are invited to join us and take part of the conversation by using the hashtag #WorldTastingSync or adding your comments — LIVE coverage starts Monday 11:00am EST — What we are […]read more

Synchronized Worldwide Wine Tasting – Save the date

                

On Monday June 21 11:00 am EST, Sud de France will be holding its first ever Synchronized Worldwide Wine Tasting. In total, 90 wine bloggers and journalists across 24 countries will be participating in the wine tasting. Vinivno is proud to be part of this number. Live wine tasting notes will be share on Vinivino […]read more

Vineyards from around the world – Portugal

                

Origins Portuguese wine is the result of traditions introduced to the region by ancient civilizations, such as the Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks, and mostly the Romans. Portugal started to export its wines to Rome during the Roman Empire. Modern exports developed with trade to England after the Methuen Treaty in 1703. From this commerce a wide […]read more

Valentine’s Day champagne, on a budget

                

Don’t need to spend a fortune for a champagne bottle on Valentine’s Day. You can enjoy a romantic bubbles evening with your loved one for under $25. We have selected for you some sparkling wines that will not hurt your wallet. Happy Valentine’s Day! Champagne and sparkling under $15 Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut Cava Sparkling […]read more

Icewine – its origin and secrets

                

By definition, an Icewine is a dessert wine produced from harvested frozen grape. Icewines are mostly elaborated from white wine but can also be made from red wine and from sparkling wine. Icewines have a strong sugar concentration. This sugar concentration is possible by separating the frozen water of the juice. Waiting for the right […]read more

Vineyards from around the world – Marlborough

                

Marlborough wine region, New Zealand Marlborough is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast of the South Island. Marlborough is a unitary authority, both a region and a district, and its council is located at Blenheim. Marlborough is known for its dry climate, the picturesque Marlborough Sounds, and Sauvignon Blanc wine. […]read more

Niagara Wine Festival Day 1 – Konzelmann Estate

                

First day of our annual wine tour of Niagara (Ontario, Canada) wine region. We visited some great wineries and tasted some great wines, one of them was the famous icewine Vidal from Konzelmann that was rank among the top 100 list of the Wine Spectator magazine. Konzelmann was the first Canadian winery to have a […]read more

Vinivino Christmas wine suggestions

                

Christmas is coming sooner than we think, having to choose all the Christmas gifts for your relatives is already a tough job, choosing the right wines for your parties have to be easier. Which wine goes well with turkey? How many bottles should I have of the same wine? What kind of glass should I […]read more

Mumm Napa Brut Prestige – Wine of the week

                

What better than bubbles for this special week of February, week of the Valentine Day. A sparkling wine produced under the méthode traditionelle and offered for less than $30. The Mumm Napa Brut Prestige sparkling wine will please you. The color is yellow-green with fine and persistent bubbles. The nose exhibits beautiful rose petals aromas […]read more

Pierre Sparr Brut Réserve – Wine of the week

                

The Holidays session is always a good period for enjoying champagne and sparkling wines. We hope you had the opportunity to taste the sparkling Pierre Sparr Brut Reserve elaborated under the “methode traditionnel”. This Crémant d’Alsace is worth the try. A subtle bouquet,  a pale gold green color, crisp with fine bubbles. The nose is […]read more

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