Production process

To begin with, we will introduce some generic terminology. There must be not many readers out there who have not come across the words sparkling wine, champagne and bubbly wine. It must be stressed that these words are not synonyms. In general use both sparkling wine and champagne are categorized as a bubbly wine, but not every bubbly wine is a sparkling wine or champagne, per se. Sparkling wine are wines, originating from Slovenia, champagne originates from the region of Champagne. In the same vein, the Spanish sparkling wines are named cava, the German sekt, and Italian spumante, etc.