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There are so many more wonderful sparkling wines to discover alongside champagne. If you’re helping to compile a wine list in your venue, picking wine for a function, or sharpening up your wine vocabulary to take your service game to the next level, it’s time to get familiar with the other members in the bubble family.

In this lesson, sommelier Kristene King Thrall talks you through the different sparkling wine types you should be familiar with.

Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:

  • The most common sparkling wines produced in France, Spain and Italy
  • The different ways still wine becomes sparkling and the effects of these processes

Servers and bartenders, bring out your inner somm with help from the experts!


Kristene King Thrall

Kristene King Thrall is a sommelier and Director of Training at Louie’s Wine Dive in Kansas City. As a wine educator, she is passionate about introducing diners to new and exciting brands.

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