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Five Ways with Thomson & Scott Noughty Alc-Free Sparkling

There is a reason why Thomson & Scott Noughty is a best-seller! It gets consistently good feedback from customers and is a safe bet when picking out a sparkling wine that tastes as good as traditional French Champagne. Want to dial up your Noughty? Here are five ways to enjoy it.

Thomson & Scott Noughty has been a consistent bestseller since I opened Sans Drinks last year. It's also one of my personal favorites. I've found that when it comes to replicating the taste, aroma and mouthfeel of traditional alcoholic wines, Noughty gets the closest. 

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One of the reasons that Noughty is so incredible is the knowledge and experience of Thomson and Scott founder, Amanda Thomson. Amanda studied her craft in France, so she understands the precision of traditional French wine-making 

As well as tasting amazing, Noughty is one of the healthier alcohol-free drinks on the market. It's organic, vegan and ultra low in sugar. 

What are customers saying? 

Noughty has received some fantastic feedback lately, in fact, it has even received five star reviews from people who regularly drink alcohol (the harshest critics.). Here are some recent reviews: 

"I almost fell off my chair after my first sip! It actually tastes like an excellent Sparkling." Alexis M

"Loved this non alc sparkling. The aroma is incredible and the fine bubbles really taste like the real thing." Luciana C

"I couldn't tell it was non-alcoholic and neither could my unsuspecting friends who didn't know I was testing it out on them!" Jen. 

How to serve Noughty 

Noughty is best served chilled to around 10 degrees celsius, which can be achieved by popping it in the fridge for three hours. Most people prefer sparkling wine in a champagne flute because the shape of the glass allows the bubbles and aromas of the wine to develop. 

While Noughty is perfect on it's own, you can also use it as the hero ingredient in champagne mocktails. Here are five recipes to try. 

The Peach Bellini is one of the most popular drinks in Italy

Noughty Peach Bellini 

What it tastes like:  Fruity and refreshing, this classic italian cocktail is a fuss-free crowd pleaser.

What you need: 

400g tinned peaches in juice
25 peach puree
5 simple syrup (ideally natural and not refined sugar)
Noughty Sparkling Wine 

The Noughty Singer

What it tastes like: Created in the Singer Tavern, London, this aromatic cocktail has a rich and decadent taste.  

What you'll need: 

1 maraschino cherry
2 ml cherry juice
5 ml Lyre's Amaretti
Noughty Sparkling Wine

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Noughty Cucumber Highball

What it taste like: Clean and refreshing the cucumber in this drink pairs perfectly with the dry, crisp notes in the Noughty. 

What you need: 

Cucumber mix
1 cucumber
100ml Water
2 cucumber ribbons
50ml cucumber mix
10ml lemon
5ml simple syrup
Noughty Sparkling Wine

Noughty Barney's All Spice

What it tastes like: Citrus and spice blends with the noughty to create an aromatic taste sensation. 

What you need: 

50ml Apple juice
25ml Pear puree
10ml Lemon juice
20ml Aromatic syrup
5 x Clove seeds
5 x Anise seeds
75ml Noughty Sparkling Wine

You'll also need a good cocktail shaker. 

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Noughty Veneziano Spritz 

What it tastes like: With a vibrant orange hue, this bitter orange flavoured drink is one of the most popular aperitif cocktails. 

What you need: 

Lyre's Italian Spritz
Noughty Sparkling Wine
Slice of orange to serve 

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Thomson & Scott Noughty has been a consistent bestseller since I opened Sans Drinks last year. It's also one of my personal favorites. I've found that when it comes to replicating the taste, aroma and mouthfeel of traditional alcoholic wines, Noughty gets the closest. 

One of the reasons that Noughty is so incredible is the knowledge and experience of Thomson and Scott founder, Amanda Thomson. Amanda studied her craft in France, so she understands the precision of traditional French wine-making 

As well as tasting amazing, Noughty is one of the healthier alcohol-free drinks on the market. It's organic, vegan and ultra low in sugar. 

What are customers saying? 

Noughty has received some fantastic feedback lately, in fact, it has even received five star reviews from people who regularly drink alcohol (the harshest critics.). Here are some recent reviews: 

"I almost fell off my chair after my first sip! It actually tastes like an excellent Sparkling." Alexis M

"Loved this non alc sparkling. The aroma is incredible and the fine bubbles really taste like the real thing." Luciana C

"I couldn't tell it was non-alcoholic and neither could my unsuspecting friends who didn't know I was testing it out on them!" Jen. 

How to serve Noughty 

Noughty is best served chilled to around 10 degrees celsius, which can be achieved by popping it in the fridge for three hours. Most people prefer sparkling wine in a champagne flute because the shape of the glass allows the bubbles and aromas of the wine to develop. 

While Noughty is perfect on it's own, you can also use it as the hero ingredient in champagne mocktails. Here are five recipes to try. 

The Peach Bellini is one of the most popular drinks in Italy

Noughty Peach Bellini 

What it tastes like:  Fruity and refreshing, this classic italian cocktail is a fuss-free crowd pleaser.

What you need: 

400g tinned peaches in juice
25 peach puree
5 simple syrup (ideally natural and not refined sugar)
Noughty Sparkling Wine 

The Noughty Singer

What it tastes like: Created in the Singer Tavern, London, this aromatic cocktail has a rich and decadent taste.  

What you'll need: 

1 maraschino cherry
2 ml cherry juice
5 ml Lyre's Amaretti
Noughty Sparkling Wine


Noughty Cucumber Highball

What it taste like: Clean and refreshing the cucumber in this drink pairs perfectly with the dry, crisp notes in the Noughty. 

What you need: 

Cucumber mix
1 cucumber
100ml Water
2 cucumber ribbons
50ml cucumber mix
10ml lemon
5ml simple syrup
Noughty Sparkling Wine

Noughty Barney's All Spice

What it tastes like: Citrus and spice blends with the noughty to create an aromatic taste sensation. 

What you need: 

50ml Apple juice
25ml Pear puree
10ml Lemon juice
20ml Aromatic syrup
5 x Clove seeds
5 x Anise seeds
75ml Noughty Sparkling Wine

You'll also need a good cocktail shaker. 

Noughty Veneziano Spritz 

What it tastes like: With a vibrant orange hue, this bitter orange flavoured drink is one of the most popular aperitif cocktails. 

What you need: 

Lyre's Italian Spritz
Noughty Sparkling Wine
Slice of orange to serve 

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