In defence of Cava


Regular readers (ahh, come on – there are some!) may remember a recent Cork Talk about my experiences at Alimentaria, the Wine & Food Fair in Barcelona (it’s archived here If so, you may remember my alluding to a Cava presentation which I attended, given by world renowned Champagne expert, Tom Stevenson.
Mr. Stevenson has written several books on Champagne and his opinions are as much sought after and lauded as indeed he is himself. He is also the founder of the Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships (CSWWC) which has now been in existence for I believe three, maybe four years. It is an impressive CV, to say the least!

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