Tag: sparkling wine

Is Cava in crisis?

With a new splinter group leaving the Cava DO, Master of Wine and Agency Manager Lenka Sedlackova asks whether Catalan sparkling wine is having an identity crisis, and considers what the future might hold for fine Spanish fizz

How Champagne got its bubbles

The Champagne region wasn’t always known for sparkling wine. Sophie Thorpe uncovers how the region discovered the bubbles that made its name

Cava that’s a cut above: Gramona

Gramona is one of Catalonia’s most revered sparkling wine producers – crafting spectacular sparkling wines that challenge Cava’s maligned reputation. Here Lenka Sedlackova MW explains what makes this Cava House different

Your essential guide to Prosecco

The nation’s favourite fizz, Prosecco, is subject to some snobbery, but can, when it’s done well, be absolutely delicious. As our new own-label Prosecco hits the shelves, Alexis Self offers a rundown of everything you need to know about this much maligned wine