The 34th International Wine Challenge (IWC) announced its 2017 Champion wines last night at its annual awards dinner. Following an extensive blind-tasting process by the world’s finest wine judges, the IWC revealed the five wines that had beaten thousands of entries to claim this year’s top prizes. This year’s best bubbly and winner of the […]
Valentine Vino: IWC shares its top tipples for Valentines Day
Casa Luis Cava Rose Extra Dry, NV
This fruity cava is packed with soft berry flavours, making it the perfect tipple to start your Valentines Day meal. Enjoy this Spanish sparkler well chilled on its own, or as an elegant accompaniment to a fresh salad, or light dishes.
Henri Cachet Champagne, NV
This well-balanced and fruity champagne is the only cork you should be popping this Valentines Day. It has a delicate citrus nose with white fruit aromas, and a fresh taste with hints of vanilla. This bubbly delight is sure to impress when paired with a chicken based dish.
Philipe Michel Cremant Du Jura, 2013
Impress that special someone with this top-quality sparkling wine. It’s a fantastic alternative to champagne with crisp green apple flavours, brioche notes and plenty of depth. Be sure to pair this bargain bottle of bubbles with seafood or fish for a match made in heaven!
Valdobbiadene Prosecco Spumante Superiore Extra Dry, NV
This light and refreshing prosecco with light floral and autumnal fruit notes, is the perfect way to end your meal. Its fresh finish is the perfect palate cleanser making it the ideal partner to fruity desserts.
Marks & Spencer Vintage Cava Brut, 2012
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This elegant and refreshing vintage cava has delicious lemon and apple flavours. It’s sure to add a touch of occasion to your evening when paired with fresh strawberries.
Waitrose Cava Brut Castillo Perelada, NV
This delicious and smooth sparkling wine is easy drinking, and perfect when paired with a special someone. Its dry apple tang, and nutty finish are totally irresistible when paired with lightly spiced dishes, or lamb chops.