Bubblypedia

Aperitif

A drink served before a meal to delight your taste buds and get you hungry. Best if dry and crisp with low alcohol.

Aperol spritz

Three parts bubbly (better dry), two parts bitter (red looks good), one part soda. Add a garnish like citrus.

Assemblage

The art of blending different wines from different grapes, regions and years (for non vintage sparkling wines). Typically takes place 5 months after the harvest.