WINE BLOG

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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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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