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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    The history and popularity of Cabernet Sauvignon

    Cabernet Sauvignon is a red grape single variety popular for its durable, thick structure and the vines have the properties of resisting the elements. After the discovery of the grape, the Cabernet Sauvignon variety started to be adopted in various parts of France by winemakers in search for more durable plants that can be grown easily, and the grape was produced abundantly in the region of Bordeaux... Continue reading

  • Chilean Wine

    The Booming Industry of Chilean Wine

    For decades, the wine industry was dominated by Old World and European countries. While the trend continues today, with Italy, Spain, and France being the top three producers of wine in 2014, there is a new player in the international wine industry. The Chilean wine has left a mark in the trade and is starting to make its name in the wine industry. Continue reading

  • Gewurztraminer grapes

    Gewurztraminer Wine – A hard to pronounce beauty

    If you are in search of a sweet, aromatic white wine that will satisfy your sensitive palate, go for Gewurztraminer wine. This wine was born in the Alsace region of France, and it smells like the lychee fruit. So, if someone asked you have you tasted Gewurztraminer and asked you to describe it, you can always say it smells like lychee - you will never go wrong! Continue reading

  • Muscat wine

    Why Muscat Wine is increasing in popularity

    Muscat has become a cultural phenomenon these days. Over the past few years, the demand for Muscat wine (also known as Moscato wine) has been on the rise, with drinkers searching for a sweeter, lighter wine with a low alcohol percentage. For new wine enthusiasts who are looking for a fruity and floral sweet drink with low price, Muscat wine is highly recommended. Continue reading

  • New Zealand Wines

    New Zealand Wine – What does the island offer?

    A number of wines variety are made in New Zealand, and the most popular of them are the grassy whites with pungent odor made from Sauvignon Blanc in Marlborough. Another wine that proved itself worthy to New Zealand's terroir is the Pinot Noir and is home in Marlborough, Central Otago, and Martinborough, where wines are described as muscular and dense with strong dark fruit flavor. Continue reading

  • Pinot Grigio Vineyard

    The Ultimate Guide for Pinot Grigio Wine – What You Need to Know?

    Pinot Grigio is also referred to as Pinot Gris. This variety of grape can produce a light, acidic white wine. One of the biggest producers of the best wine in the world is Italy where the region produces wine like Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lombardy and Pinot Grigio. However, outside of Italy, Grigio is also cultivated in the Alsace region of France, Oregon, California, and Australia... Continue reading

  • Rioja Wine – New Classifications Announced

    In terms of a global stage, the world of wine is remarkably unchanging and despite the various changes happening on a world scale right now, things rarely change in the wine scene. However, recently, the Rioja Consejio Regulador (wine commission of Rioja) has announced a brand new classification system and thrown one of the oldest and most established standards in the wine world into a new era. Continue reading

  • Red wine tasting

    An idiots guide to hosting a wine tasting – Part 2

    A continuation of our "An idiots guide to hosting a wine tasting"

    An often overlooked aspect of any wine tasting is setting the scene for the event. It can be a very easy mistake to make to assume that once you’ve chosen and obtained the wine that the hard work is done - in reality, this is far from true... Continue reading

  • Wine tasting wine buy

    An idiots guide to hosting a wine tasting – Part 1

    Hosting a wine tasting is a brilliant occasion, which gives you and your guests an opportunity to explore a new world of wine together, While going wine tasting yourself can be a real treat, hosting an event is something else entirely - and something we’d really recommend to any lover of wine. Not only do wine tasting events give you a great opportunity to explore and try new wines, but also to do so not only from the comfort of your own home (or venue) but also alongside the company of friends who enjoy exploring the world of wine as much as you do. Continue reading

  • Zinfandel wine

    Zinfandel wine: a beginner’s guide

    When you think of wines, you probably think of the usual suspects – Spain, France, and Italy. The increasing popularity of wines has led to the emergence of various wines. Among these is Zinfandel wine. Coming almost exclusively from the United States, it is among the few wines that are thought of as American. It is a type of red wine, and it does offer something for everyone because of the range of styles it has. Continue reading