NATIONAL BUBBLY DAY
Pour a glass of sparkling sunshine to celebrate National Bubbly Day every first Saturday in June!
Bubbly, or sparkling wine, reflects the excitement associated with memorable events. Effervescent bubbles combine with the appealing flavors and aromas ranging from citrus, apple, and pear to toasted fruit, spices, and nuts. Whether paired with a full meal or light appetizers, these wines satisfy the requirement for an unforgettable celebration.
However, different areas of the world create their own special brand of bubbly according to strict methods and select grapes which produce a sparkling wine unique to each region.
Produced in the rolling hills of Spain, Cava fills a glass with bright citrus and fruit notes. Protected in Spain, this bubbly must meet stringent requirements to earn the name Cava. Using only the “Traditional Method” which requires a second fermentation in the bottle.
While many people refer to bubbly as Champagne, to earn the name the wine must be made in the Champagne region of France with certain kinds of grapes and a specific method. When celebrating with Champagne, enjoy the crisp flavors of apple or a nutty, sweet finish.
Another sparkle on the bubbly scene takes us to Italy and Prosecco. Made primarily from the Glera grape, Prosecco celebrates refreshing floral and fruit notes.
HOW TO OBSERVE National Bubbly Day
Pop the cork on a bottle of bubbly and celebrate by sharing a toast among friends! While you’re enjoying the fizz, serve up a meat and cheese tray, too. Make it a light and enjoyable evening. Use #NationalBubblyDay to share on social media.
NATIONAL BUBBLY DAY HISTORY
Freixenet Cava, known for its iconic black bottle, founded National Bubbly Day to celebrate the wine that makes celebrations extraordinary and worthy of the word! Since 1861 and for five generations, the Ferrer family continues to bring quality bubbly to your celebrations where ever you are in the world.
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