Europe

What is Orange Wine?

Orange wine is a bit of a misnomer because it isn’t referring to a wine made with oranges nor is it a Mimosa cocktail (a blend of 1 part orange ...

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Wines from Provence

There’s nothing not to love about deliciously lean, antique pink-colored rosé from Provence. However, if you dig a little, you’ll find the region has some seriously respectable wines that are ...

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Provence: a wine region with ...

Even in December, the southern French region of Provence maintains lovely temperatures. This is due in part to a cold, dry wind called “le Mistral.” Le Mistral is the result of ...

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Italian white wines on fire!

Italian white wines are not going to set the world on fire, right? Everyone is familiar with the likes of Pinot Grigio, a restaurant wine list staple and the much ...

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Exploring 10 wine places

Travelling means discovering new places and cultures and the latter are represented by art, language, food and drinks. About food and drinks we want to speak today and in particular ...

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An hidden collection of rare ...

Czech aristocrats with Nazi links hastily flee their castle in the final days of World War II, first hiding their treasures including an extraordinary stash of 19th-century wines. Four decades ...

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Wines for your summer

Summer generally isn’t a good time for the luxe wine drinker. Fine wines tend to have a gravity and heft about them that make them poor choices for summer drinking, ...

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5 lesser-known wine regions

The world is filled with interesting wine regions from Japan to Patagonia. Everybody knows Bordeaux, Champagne and Napa Valley but outside these classic regions it’s a sea of unpronounceable grape ...

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Casa di Grazia: valuable for ...

Let’s imagine an ancient Greek colony, which overlooks the Mediterranean, we are in Sicily, Gela, a place steeped in history, an area where for centuries practiced the cultivation of grapevines, ...

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Marabino, wines according to nature

The moon is waning tonight, January 6, 2016, in the Val di Noto, between Eloro and Noto, where Marabino Winery, a vocation given to grapes from the area such as ...

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