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June 18 Franciacorta Sparkling Wine Festival (Tues) - £25 a Pair!
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Franciacorta producers come to Scotland to put on a festival of sparkling wine.

Join us at The Hub, at the top of The Royal Mile, close to The Edinburgh Castle on Tuesday 18 June to taste Italy’s most prestigious sparkling wines. Produced by the traditional bottle fermented method and being honoured by Italy’s top DOCG classification these boutique sparkling wines are famed throughout the world.  If you’ve tasted Franciacorta before then we’ll no doubt see you there – if you’ve not tasted it and like sparkling wine then you’ll not want to miss this.

Come and discover this fabulous fizz and enjoy the opportunity to meet and talk to the producers themselves.  There will be over twenty different Franciacorta producers, each presenting their wines; giving you the chance to taste well over 100 during the evening.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join in the fun and discover Franciacorta.

Franciacorta produces some of the highest quality sparkling wines in the entire industry, having received the ultimate DOCG status in 1995. Focusing on stringent, hand-picked selections of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc and Erbamat grapes, it is crafted using the traditional bottle fermented method.

The production of sparkling wine in Franciacorta traces back to the 16th century, with studies of the Napoleonic Cadastral records certifying the existence of almost 1,000 vineyards back 1809. Franciacorta’s modern history began years later in 1960’s, with just 11 producers collectively cultivating 29 hectares of vineyards to start the production of 270,000 bottles of sparkling. The Consorzio now stands at 116 current members who make the 17.5m bottles that are produced today.



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