Which are the other sparkling wine terms?

The adage, ” ALL CHAMPAGNES ARE SPARKLING WINE, BUT ALL SPARKLING WINES ARE NOT CHAMPAGNE “, is never to be forgotten. It is not just champagne which is a sparkling.
The other sparkling wine terms are:
French
  • Vin mousseux – other sparkling wine similar to champagne.
  • Méthode traditionelle
  • Pétillant/perlant – light sparkling
  • Crémant – less sparkling than mousseux
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German
  • Spritzig – light sparkling
  • Sekt
  • Schaumwein
  • Perlwein- light sparkling
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Italian
  • Prosecco
  • Frizzante – light sparkling
  • Spumante
  • Metodo Classico/tradizionale
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Portuguese
  • Espumante
  • Vinho Verde – light sparkling
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Spanish
  • Espumosos
  • Metodo tradicional
  • Cava



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