Here's a great, detailed infographic from winetracker.co, which pretty much covers all the essentials of Champagne and sparkling wine: how they're made, including the carbonisation process, the difference between vintage and non-vintage and how to open a bottle correctly. Whether celebrating, toasting the new year or simply quaffing on some bubbles, because ... well just because, this is a handy guide to all things fizz. Did you know for example that Champagne and sparkling wine is bottled at almost double the pressure of a car tyre, or that there are three different methods of carbonisation?
As England gets ready to reopen its restaurants on 12 April for outdoor dining after the lockdowns, restaurateurs and bar owners respond to the new legislation with some exciting pop-ups and creative al fresco dining solutions. Find out more.