Have you ever wondered what is the difference between the sparkling wine and the champagne? During the seasons, the bottles of sparkling wine and champagne are opened more and more. The question of differences between these bottles arises among the people and they want to know if they are the same. The sparkling wine can be called champagne only if comes from the region in France that is called Champagne. Otherwise, the champagne can be made using Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
The wines in Germany and Austria are called Sekt, while in Argentina, Australia, Tasmania and USA, there are great producers of the sparkling wine. There are 3 types of this wine, the fresh type, which is alive and bright in the mouth, it is not exactly sweet but it has the taste of fruit. The other type is the sparkling one with the small bubbles which speak of the wine with great quality. The third type is the precise sparkling wine that can be felt on the tongue with direct penetration. The precision is given by the acid.
Definitely the Champagne and the sparkling wine originate from the same place, but the difference in geographic locations made the differences in the making styles of these two drinks. You can find sparkling wines nowadays everywhere in the world, each of them using different techniques in the making process.