Where can Champagne be produced?
In Europe, wines take the name of the location where they are produced. Champagne is a region just northeast of Paris. It is only here where sparkling wines can take the name "Champagne" and where Champagne can be produced.
Name the three dominant grape varieties used in the production of Champagne
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Meunier all thrive in cool climate regions, such as Champagne. Their delicate aromas and high acidity make them perfect blending grapes for the world's most famous sparkling wine: Champagne!
How does a winemaker make Moscato sweet?
Alcoholic fermentation naturally transforms grape juice into alcohol. The winemaker stops this process halfway through (early), resulting in a low alcohol wine with lots of yummy sweet fruit juice.
Does Prosecco Rose exist?
In Europe, there are very strict wine laws. In June of 2020, Italy finally approved the additional use of Pinot Noir (15%) to make Prosecco Rose. The first release will be January 2021. Exciting!
Where does Cava come from?
Cava translates to ‘caves’, where this Spanish sparkling wine is traditionally stored. Cava is made by similar laws to that of Champagne. While Cava can be made in almost all areas of Spain, most of it is produced in the region of Cataluna.
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