All sparkling wine starts life as still, or base wine. The sparkle is added by a process known as the Métthode Champenoise. By this method, the one that is carefully followed by the Sparkling Sensations do-it-yourself kit, there is a secondary fermentation within each and every bottle.
The specially prepared ingredients are added and the yeast consumes the sugar to produce alcohol and carbon dioxide (C02). With no where to be released, the C02 gas becomes dissolved in the wine. When the cork is popped, millions of tiny bubbles stream to the surface.
Most Champagne is blended wine, made from a mix of 3 different grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. With the Sparkling Sensations kit you can experiment to produce your very own creation.