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Effervesce sense | Mad about Methóde Cap Classique

Effervesce sense | Mad about Methóde Cap Classique

by Karen Krizanovich

"When you see a bottle marked Cap Classique, buy it… Drink it alone - you know I often do - or with people. Drink it crying, laughing or feeling totally numb"

Effervesce Sense | Noble Rot, <em>Wine from Another Galaxy</em> and other stories

Effervesce Sense | Noble Rot, Wine from Another Galaxy and other stories

by Karen Krizanovich

“…even if you think you know that Barolo smells of roses and tar, or Chablis tastes like it has trickled through ancient oyster beds, great bottles always have an originality that begs the question: how can this be made just from grapes?”

Effervesce Sense | Out of Africa, into your mouth

Effervesce Sense | Out of Africa, into your mouth

by Karen Krizanovich

"That was back when you called everything champagne. That was wrong, as we know now that 'it’s only quarantine if it’s from the quarantine region of France. Otherwise, it’s just sparkling isolation'."

Meet the Simpsons | Karen Krizanovich on some of the finest fizz in Kent

Meet the Simpsons | Karen Krizanovich on some of the finest fizz in Kent

by Karen Krizanovich

"I once threw a loaded flute over my shoulder in disgust because the champagne in it was terrible"

Fassona beef | Review: Bifrò la Bistecca Frollata, Turin

Fassona beef | Review: Bifrò la Bistecca Frollata, Turin

by David J Constable

"This is a region that prides itself on this unique breed of cow, renowned for their muscular hypertrophy, commonly known as double muscling"

Contemporary twist and shout | Review: Contraste, Milan

Contemporary twist and shout | Review: Contraste, Milan

by David J Constable

"Not another contemporary twist promise, another twiddly-accented, jus-dribbling, foam-flicking chef"

Effervesce Sense | Are you having any fun?

Effervesce Sense | Are you having any fun?

by Karen Krizanovich

"Hand-harvested, bottled at the vineyard, I was waiting for her to tell me no grapes had been harmed'

From my kitchen to Tom’s Kitchin

From my kitchen to Tom’s Kitchin

by Derek Guthrie

"Spoots - you've heard of them, right? Don't lie, you haven't"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on 67 Pall Mall

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on 67 Pall Mall

by Karen Krizanovich

"In short, it’s a hallowed place of wine, money, style and history because we know those things don't always hang out together"

Great prosecco: not an oxymoron

Great prosecco: not an oxymoron

by Karen Krizanovich

"The locals say that Rolle is 'a postcard from God' to show you what it’s like in heaven"