WINE BLOG

Grape Varieties by South America

While you’ll find all the usual suspects (Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc etc…) in South America, there are a handful of lesser known varieties of wines that have taken on ...

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Wine World: Italy

In ancient times, the Italian peninsula was commonly referred to as enotria, or “land of wine,” because of its rich diversity of grape varieties and many acres dedicated to cultivated ...

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Wines that deserve a second ...

A bad reputation is hard to fix. Even after things have changed, the rest of the world still makes judgements based on the past. This kind of thing can happen ...

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How to do the Pink ...

Pink wine happily spans the colorspace between red and white wine, in a way, rosé is more like a state of mind. Rosé happens when the skins of red grapes ...

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What to expect based on ...

The cost of a bottle of wine is a lot more pre-thought-out than you might think. There are different pricing segments for wine which include words like “ultra premium”, “popular ...

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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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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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