Over the last few years, the wonderful Italian sparkling wine, Prosecco has gone from strength to strength, cutting into the market traditionally dominated by the French and prompting a few nervous glances over the shoulder from Champagne producers. For those in the know, the unfiltered Prosecco ‘Col Fondo’ is the way to go and Casa Belfi is one of the regions finest producers of this style.

Casa Belfi’s vineyards are farmed biodynamically and their Col fondo is a perfect example of the style. With its natural sur lie bottle re-fermentation and no filtration, the resulting wine is cloudy, effervescent and dangerously slurpable