WINE BLOG

Wine Academy: Tokaj

The wines of the Hungarian region of Tokaj or as they say it “toe-kay,” are a window into the past. For one, the word for wine in Hungarian, Bor, isn’t ...

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Wine and cheese: perfect pairing

Wine and cheese, no more heavenly a pairing exists on this earth, unless you’re teetotal and vegan of course. But are we getting the most out of our wine and ...

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The use of Stevia in ...

This year’s SIAL Paris international food fair saw the debut of innovative wines that exchanged alcohol for unusual ingredients such as stevia and 24k gold leaf flakes. Regarded in some circles as ...

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Hungary and its wines

One hundred years ago, Hungary was one of the most important wine producers in Europe. Every royal court in Europe clinked glasses filled with precious gold Tokaji wine, while other ...

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6 Wines for your Autumn

There’s a certain crispness to the early-morning air and the sun is sets a little earlier each day. The Autumnal Equinox announces the arrival of Autumn but it’s also the ...

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9 wine words you need ...

When you remove the beautiful label and the distinguished-looking bottle, you will have a wine that you either: 1) Enjoy; 2) Are indifferent to; 3) Absolutely hate. Because wine isn’t ...

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Spain and its best wines

Let’s forget about prestigious wines for a minute and focus on the multitude of awesome, lessor known wines and regions to explore. One region that continually flies under the radar ...

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Milestii Mici: a “city” of ...

Thought you had an impressive wine collection? See how it measures up for size against this Moldovan monster city of wine: Milestii Mici, which racks up an incredible two million bottles of ...

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Don’t miss Top Vino by ...

On 17 October, the International Wine Festival, TOP VINO by eVino, will bring some of the world’s greatest wines to Ljubljana, where wine lovers will get to taste some extraordinary wines in ...

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Chardonnay vs Viognier

Chardonnay and Viognier are both full-bodied white wines but they have subtle textural differences and aromatically are quite distinct. Both are full-bodied white wines and both typically are oak-aged to ...

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