Prosecco: Delicious, Affordable Bubbly Instead Of Champagne

If you want to celebrate the holidays with affordable bubbly, look to Prosecco. It’s great for toasting, for serving with lighter courses—from seafood to chicken and turkey to pasta—and for enjoying as an after-dinner drink. It’s a wine that pairs well with spicy foods, including Chinese, Indian, Thai, and other Asian cuisines. And because of…
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Prosecco Rose Wine For National Prosecco Day

[1] Prosecco is an ideal summer wine. It is made in both traditional white and rosé varieties; we prefer rose every time (photos #1, #2 and #4 © Guinigi Wines). [2] Some people like the old-style “sherbet Champagne” glasses instead of flutes; but the wide surface area enables the bubbles to escape more quickly. [3]…
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RECIPE: Fall Flavors Punch With Sparkling Prosecco

It’s the first day of fall, so we’re mixing up a pitcher of fall punch. This one combines fall flavors—apple cider, cinnamon, ginger—with vodka, Prosecco and cinnamon liqueur. These days, we’re not having too many guests; so we cut the recipe in half. The half-recipe fits into a 64-ounce pitcher (or a 32-ounce jar). You…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Frosecco, A Frozen Prosecco Cocktail

[1] Frosecco, a frozen Prosecco drink (photo © Cavit). [2] Flutes of Prosecco at BLT Prime | New York. [3] The Veneto region of Italy (photo courtesy Wikipedia).   A toast to National Prosecco Day, August 13th (photo #2)! The Bellini cocktail, created in 1948 at Harry’s Bar in Venice, was made with Prosecco. Here’s…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Yellow Tail Sparkling Rosé

If you’re buying sparkling wine for Christmas or New Year’s Eve, you may be tempted to buy Champagne. But unless your guests are wine connoisseurs, you can have just as pleasant an experience with other sparkling wines, for a third to half of the price of the least expensive bottle of Champagne. Champagne is a…
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