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spumante

sparkling

spumante

Although Asti Spumante prefers to be known as just plain Asti these days, spumante is still used for any Italian sparkling wine. In the Veneto, sparkling wines are labelled Prosecco; Piedmont's sparkling wines (outside of Asti) are usually moscato, while Emilia-Romagna is home to the fizzy red Lambrusco.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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