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Fun Facts about Sparkling Wine
We ended our Napa & Sonoma tour with a big grand finale: the food & wine pairing tasting in the Bubble Room at J Vineyards, which tops my list of wine experiences in Sonoma. Last year, we took a tour of J Winery, learned about their bubbly process, and had a lovely tasting in the […]
Did you know that there is a precise number of turns on the wire cage of a champagne bottle? Yes, it’s true; and that number is 6. The wire cage that holds a cork on a champagne bottle requires 6 half twists prior to removing it to pop the bottle. It’s also the same for […]
Did you know the only difference between Sparkling and Champagne is the region where the wine is produced? Champagne is called Champagne is because it is produced in a particular region in France called Champagne. All of it – including Champagne – is just sparkling wine, made from three types of grapes: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, […]
Our go-to sparkling is Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut. It’s mostly because it’s a fabulous, affordable sparkling wine – but the Gloria Ferrer vineyard in Sonoma is a spectacular spot in this world, and holds a special place in our hearts because we had such an amazing visit this past spring. Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut in […]