Guide to Champagne Glasses and Flutes.    There are a few styles of sparkling glassware, and believe it or not, they do make a difference in the way the wine tastes.

Champagne Flutes or Glasses

Champagne Glasses vs Flutes infographic by Wine Folly [WARNING: the "coupe" glass is a snare and a delusion, and fit only for spilling cheap "Champagne" on New Year's Eve!

This bubbly, sweet-tart cocktail combines sparkling wine, dessert wine and deep-red pomegranate juice.

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Makes servings This bubbly, sweet-tart cocktail combines sparkling wine, dessert wine and deep-red pomegranate juice. 3 tablespoons sugar 1 cup pomegranate juice Two bottles sparkling wine, chilled …

Champagne Sweetness Levels Too few people think of sparkling wine when it comes to dinner, but you'd be surprised how well it pairs with most foods.  Just be sure to match sweet wine with sweet foods, dry wine with savory foods.  Here's a helpful visual guide to the increasing sweetness levels in sparkling wines.

Champagne Sweetness Scale: From Brut to Doux

Brut Champagne Sweetness Levels - In an attempt to show what sweetness in sparkling wine really is, we filled each glass with the actual amount of granulated sugar (in grams).

Pomegranate Prosecco:  A fun, slightly tart and sparkling drink Ingredients 1 tbls lime juice 1 Tbls pomegranate seeds 8 oz Prosecco (Spumante Sparkling Wine) Instructions In a glass add the pomegranate seeds, and squeeze in the lime juice. Add the Prosecco, and gently stir. Garnish with a lime if desired.

For non-alcoholic version. Substitute GINGER ALE or FRESCA for sparkling wine. Pomegranate Prosecco via

Believe it or not, not all bubbly is created equal. Two commonly confused sparkling wines are Champagne and Prosecco. Key differences include the region, flavor profiles, and price. Use our helpful infographic to tell these two sparkling wines apart. #infographic

Champagne and prosecco are both effervescent wines that taste dry rather than sweet. Champagne can only be produced in the Champagne region of France, while prosecco must be made in the Veneto region of Italy.

Top off the party with a Caramel Apple Sangria cocktail. Ingredients: 1 750ml bottle Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka, 2 bottles sparkling wine or champagne, 1 quart fresh apple cider, 2 apples, sliced,  and ground cinnamon/cinnamon sticks to taste. Directions: Combine vodka, apple cider and cinnamon in a punch bowl. Let sit for 30 minutes. Add an ice block and apple slices. Pour into glasses and top with chilled champagne. Serves 20-25.

Our Van Gogh vodka and flavored vodkas are made with natural ingredients and handcrafted using a unique distillery process.

Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria, Cheers!

Party Drink: Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria

Party Drink: Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria - use ConoSur Brut Sparkling wine for this test summer/fall sip!

Earl Grey champagne cocktails - use #ConoSur Brut Sparkling wine

Earl Grey Tea Infused Champagne Cocktail

Fall wedding cocktail idea - earl grey champagne cocktails {Courtesy of World Market Discover}

A Bubbly Life: Cotton Candy Edible Glitter Sparkling Wine Cocktail

Cotton Candy Edible Glitter Sparkling Wine Cocktail

How much do wine glasses matter? They matter a lot. That’s why we’re offering this “Premier Guide to Types of Wine Glasses.” Wine glass shapes and sizes absolutely make a difference in how we experience wines. The differences between red and white wine glasses, as well as sweet wine glasses and sparkling wine glasses, have significant effects.

Your Premier Guide to Types of Wine Glasses

How much do wine glasses matter? They matter a lot. That’s why we’re offering this “Premier Guide to Types of Wine Glasses.” Wine glass shapes and sizes absolutely make a difference in how we experience wines. The differences between red and white wine gl

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Beyond Champagne: 23 Sparkling Wines of France (Map

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Gold and Sparkling Drink Decor - Cute Idea for New Year's Eve or Christmas

New year's idea - good photo

This is a picture only. But is pretty self-explanatory. Use the cute star garland from Christmas and some Champagne or Sparkling Wine. Happy New Year!

When it comes to wine, the right glass makes a world of difference. Here are the fundamental differences between red, white and sparkling wine glasses. Study up, then crack open a bottle and get cheers-y.

When it comes to wine, the right glass makes a world of difference. Here are the fundamental differences between red, white and sparkling wine glasses. Study up, then crack open a bottle and get cheers-y.

Freixenet Friday - Week 7: Have you ever tasted the same sparkling wine from different shaped glasses? Tell us which type of glass you prefer and be entered to win a set of @Designs By Lolita hand painted flutes.

Freixenet Friday - Week Have you ever tasted the same sparkling wine from different shaped glasses? Tell us which type of glass you prefer and be entered to win a set of By Lolita hand painted flutes.

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