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Sparkling Wine  »  Italian Sparkling Wine

I distinctly remember a time in the not-too-distant past when sparkling wine was considered so infra dig that if it was served at all at parties the bottles would be wrapped in a cloth during the pouring process lest the identity of the hooch be discovered and the host and/or hostess cover themselves with shame.

More than anything, what has changed this view is the rise in popularity of Prosecco. At last, here was a wine that one didn’t feel obliged to compare to champagne, since it wasn’t even trying to ape France’s finest. Prosecco was happy to be exactly what it was: an extremely toothsome party fizz of the easy-to-drink sort.

And there has been a real renaissance elsewhere, with high-end sparklers narrowing the gap in terms of both style and quality with the better champagnes. English sparkling wines are, no doubt, causing a few creased Gallic foreheads; the US offers plenty of reward to the champagne substitute hunter. And there are plenty of other sources. 

Sparkling Wine  »  Italian Sparkling Wine
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NV Prosecco di Conegliano
A beautiful and saucily easy-to-drink Prosecco. This sparkling wine from the Ven…
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NV Prosecco di Conegliano

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Prosecco
  Style
Style:
Off-Dry White
Country
Country:
Italy
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
11.5%
Region
Region:
Veneto
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Carpene Malvolti
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
12°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Conegliano-Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2011
Colour
Colour:
Sparkling White
  Food
Food:
  • Aperitif
  • Canapés
  • Salads
 
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