Sparkling Wines in Italy
Spumanti, Traditional Method and Other Wines
Aug 2003 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
It is not an easy task to provide the reader from the other side of the Atlantic, unfamiliar with the intricacies of the Italian language, with a practical guide to the sparkling wines produced in the country today. The basic reason for this is that, for a Californian the term "sparkling wine" will undoubtedly bring to mind principally bottle re-fermented wines in the Champagne style. In Italy, the equivalent designation "spumante" refers not only to Champagne method products, but also a whole s...
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