Tag Archives: Champagne

Royal Ascot & Bisol Prosecco

Saturday June 23, 2012 at 09:00 Map and Directions This year will be Tastour’s 4th Annual Gathering at the world famous society event! And we have a special treat for you… Bisol Bubbles and Canapes INSIDE THE RACE TRACK!!!  A truly unfortgetable experience. What is Royal Ascot? And why do over 300,000 people dress up to the nines and attend event each year? Well, perhaps because it’s: * The most popular and prestigious horse racing event of the year * A […]

speedTASTING: Intro to Champagne & Sparkling Wines

Friday March 30, 2012 at 19:00 Map and Directions Big bubbles, little bubbles; big price tags, little price tags… so what’s the difference? One thing’s for sure, when we’re talking about bubbles, size does matter!  We will taste around 15 different sparkling wines & Champagnes including a few classics, like 2002 vintage Veuve & Moet. This tasting will guide you through the wines, comparing different price points to help you save money as well as teach you a few quirky […]

Prosecco – the bare facts

A high-quality Italian wine Generally dry and mainly either fully sparkling (spumante) or lightly sparkling (frizzante, gentile) Generally lower in alcohol than most wines: about 11 to 12 percent by volume Unlike Champagne, it’s appreciated for its fresh, light, simple taste and complex aromas Flavour is intensely aromatic and crisp, with hints of yellow apple, pear, white peach and apricot Great as a mix for cocktails The main ingredient in the Bellini cocktail and Spritz cocktail, commonly in a Mimosa, […]