Category: Food and wine

  • Dessert wines

    A Personal Guide to the Amazing World of Dessert Wines

    Dessert wines, also known as pudding wines in some regions in the world, are sweet wines served with dessert, and it’s no easy task to define them. In the USA, a wine needs to have more than 14% alcohol by volume for it to be described as a dessert wine. But at the same time, many fortified wines contain even more alcohol than 14%. Then there are German dessert wines that contain 50% less alcohol than that.

    You get the picture of why it is not easy to put a strict definition of what defines a dessert wine. Continue reading

  • Salmon and wine

    Everything You Need to Know About Pairing Wine with Salmon

    You are serving salmon for special occasions, and yet you are not sure which wine you should choose. As a general rule, salmon should be served along with a full-bodied white wine such as white pinot noir, white burgundy, white rioja, viognier, and so on. You get the picture!

    That's the short answer for those who are in a rush and need to obtain a bottle or a few for the upcoming dinner.

    However, if you have several minutes, keep on reading. We promise that we won’t turn you into a high flying sommelier, but we will share some pretty practical knowledge on pairing salmon and wine. Continue reading

  • Wine and steak

    The Ultimate Guide on How to Pair Wine and Steak

    Whether you are celebrating an anniversary, job promotion, or some other special occasion, indulging in a premium piece of steak is an excellent choice. Furthermore, pairing it with great wine can turn your meal into an unforgettable experience.

    The only issue here is how to choose the right wine. Continue reading

  • Dry white wine

    Dry White Wines – A Simple Guide

    There is an army of wine aficionados that prefer to drink dry white wines over any other wines. Dry wines such as Riesling, Pinot Grigio, and Sauvignon Blanc can be found in almost any part of the world where there are vineyards. Wine aficionados cherish them because they can be easily paired with various foods, as well as because of their crisp flavors. Then there is the fact that they are amazingly refreshing during the warm summer months. Continue reading

  • Wine and pork

    The Fine Art of Pairing Wine and Pork

    When it comes to pairing pork with a wine, there are no fast or hard rules. Generally speaking, most juicy reds and rich whites go nicely with pork. That's the one-line answer that doesn't give us too much to work with.

    To comprehend how to pair wine and pork, keep on reading as we will cover everything you need to know. Continue reading

  • Pairing wine and cheese

    How to Pair Wine and Cheese – The Ultimate Blueprint

    Wine and cheese are a legendary match, from ancient times until present days. Wine and cheese was a delight even for the Roman emperors’ thousands of years ago. Nowadays, you don’t have to be a Roman emperor or a senator to enjoy a good piece of cheese with an exceptional glass of wine. You don’t have to be even super-rich to do so as there are plenty of great wines that also happen to be decently priced. Continue reading

  • Rosé wine in summer

    Why Rosé is the ultimate summer wine

    It's summertime, and when its summer rosé rules. There are no buts, no ifs, nothing that should mess with the fact that rosé rules. You probably have even heard the term brosé, or you've seen people cooking with rosé. But we won't talk about all that. We are here to talk about the Rosé wine and why you should be drinking it throughout the summer.

    If you are already on board with all that, skip to the bottom where you can find some of the best Rosé wines for your next date night, family gathering, or Netflix binge. Otherwise, here’s why rosé rules. Continue reading

  • Pasta and Spaghetti

    Top 7 Wines That Make a Perfect Match With Pasta Dishes

    Pasta and wine are very complementary and regularly served along with each other. However, choosing the wrong kind of wine can diminish the entire experience. If you don't want that to happen to you and your guests, you need to keep on reading.

    Here we will reveal the top seven wines that are commonly used with various pasta dishes... Continue reading

  • Pinot Noir

    A Short Guide to the Wonderful World of Pinot Noir

    It is impossible to talk about red wines and not mention Pinot Noir. It is a variety that is notoriously difficult to grow and is known to thrive in some cooler climates. But if you got everything right, the reward will be an amazing light-bodied wine that excels with complexity, longevity, and elegance. Continue reading

  • Organic winemaking

    What is organic wine?

    To begin, we need to go back to 1981 when the term “organic farming” was first introduced to the world. The legal definition of organic farming says it is “farming which uses no synthetic chemical products”. This means the farmers can’t use many types of fungicides, fertilizers, and pesticides that can have a negative influence on the environment.

    But in winemaking, that's only half the story as organic winemaking is a process that takes place in both the vineyard and the winery... Continue reading