SPOTLIGHTS

White like Red Wines

For most of us, being into wine means being into red wine. Perhaps it’s because red wines are known to deliver more depth and complexity than most white wines. However, ...

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Greek Wines for your summer

Greek white wine varieties that are perfect for beaches, picnics and anywhere you might arrive on a bicycle or in a canoe. These light-bodied white wines each offer their own ...

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The brave new wine regions

From the craggy peaks of Corsica to the rolling hills of Idaho (yes, Idaho), new-wave vintners are tackling tough terrain and magnum-sized skepticism to produce remarkable, award-winning wines in the ...

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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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Drinking beer in Paris

While France is renowned for its fine wines rather than its hops, beer culture is gaining popularity in the hexagon, especially in Paris where bars specialising in beers are usually thronged ...

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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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How to behave at wine ...

In our experience, the best way to find the wines you like is to compare one wine with another or, better, with a few others. And the most convenient place ...

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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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