Tag Archives: Prosecco

Heavy on Flavour… Light on the pocketbook

One of the wonderful things about Prosecco is that you don’t have to sacrifice flavour for price. You can pick up a bottle of bubbles for at least half the price of Champagne.  And your friends will even thank you for it!  In our Introduction to Champagne and Sparkling wine speedTASTING, nearly everyone prefers Prosecco. Whilst only half of people preferred Champagne. If you thought all Prosecco was sweet, think again. Although it is characteristically fruiter than Champagne, it is […]

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, […]