The 16 sparkling Spaniards chosen among the best in the world

The Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships 2019 (world championship of champagne and sparkling wines) claims to be «the most respected, thorough and rigorous international competition in the sector world. At each stage of the contest, the judges work blindly, without seeing bottles or labels, with glasses identified before being served. From there, on Thursdays they choose the best in each category, by region and country. Each judge (three experts work exclusively in the process, Tom Stevenson, Essi Avellan and Tony Jordan) evaluates the wines individually, writes a tasting note and gives a score. Finally, in the sixth stage of the contest, all national champions compete for the World Champion. In this year’s classification there… Read More

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Spanish cava wine supersedes French champagne in global sparkling wine trade

Spanish cava wine supersedes French champagne in global sparkling wine trade This one of the conclusions in the report on the global trade of sparkling wine published by the Spanish Wine Market Monitoring Centre (OeMv).08/01/2018 The OeMv report covers the evolution of global sparkling wine exports from 2000 to 2017 in terms of value (in euro), volume and average price. The report focuses on the world’s top three sparkling wine producers – France, Italy and Spain – in the twenty-first century. Thanks to the Combined Nomenclature established in 2017, it has been possible to analyse champagne, prosecco and cava exports in depth, as compared to the other wines exported from these three… Read More

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