Category: Red Wine

  • 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

  • Spanish vineyards

    Spanish wine and the flame within

    European culture is interesting and popular in pop culture, and among the many is Spanish culture. Spanish culture involves some of its wines too; but there are many misconceptions surrounding this drink – in fact, the more you begin to know, the more you realize how much there you don't know yet! Continue reading

  • Amarone wine

    Amarone wine – the unknown beauty

    Coming from the region of Valpolicella in Veneto, the wine is has a full-body, intense and elegant taste, making it very popular with wine enthusiasts across the world. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about this wine. People who are experienced in the matter of wines will always know the usual Italian solutions – Brunello, Barolo and Amarone. However, Amarone is still a pipe dream for many people, because of one reason – it is actually expensive.... Continue reading

  • Kosher wine exhibits a broad cultural history

    Kosher wine – what are your options for passover?

    Kosher wine has been experiencing a tremendous rise in popularity for a few decades now. This is partly because of its expanding selections found in online stores and various retail outlets. History and culture also contribute to its reputation - people are curious to find out what exactly is in this wines that a Rabbi must supervise its production. The history of kosher wine  dates back to the Passover feast thousands of years ago, and this is alluring to many with an eye for history. Continue reading

  • Spanish Rioja

    The Ultimate Rioja Wine Guide

    When we think of Spanish wine, we immediately think of one that is both red and strong. Rioja wine is one of the many red wines that has genuinely surpassed its domestic glory and achieved world renown. One sip of this wine and we are instantly transported to the beautiful landscapes in Spain, experiencing it with every essence included from the beautiful nectar you're consuming. Continue reading

  • South Africa Wine

    The Essential Guide to South African Wine

    Cava (with it's home in Penedes, Catalonia) is a Spanish sparkling wine mainly made from Macabeu white grape. It's light bitter finish, and lemony flavor has a taste similar to green almonds made from a specific variety of grapes grown in the region. Continue reading

  • Red Wine Grapes

    The Top 5 Red Wine Grapes in the World

    A glass of red wine with loved ones or friends after a hard day’s work is a great way to load off some stress. Having a glass of wine is also proven to be beneficiary to your health as well, as it lowers cholesterol and keeps blood sugar levels at bay. To that end, you need to have at least some basic knowledge about red wines grapes and which ones are considered the best. Continue reading

  • Food and wine pairing

    Food and wine pairing – the ultimate art

    Food and wine pairing is arguably one of the ultimate arts of the wine world. A great wine can bring you happiness and joy, but pairing a great wine with great food can truly transport you to a new dimension and elevate your senses to levels previously unknown. Continue reading

  • Malbec cheese pairing

    Malbec cheese pairing – making the most of your malbec

    As Malbecs gain in popularity (which they have been with increasing speed over the last few years) you'll far more commonly see them being served alongside food as a paired wine. Although Malbec is a beautiful wine in an of itself (and doesn't require much to really shine) the strong flavors can be almost overpowering to many foods. Continue reading

  • Tempranillo wine grapes growing in situ

    Tempranillo Wine – Making the Most of Every Sip You Take

    In the last few years Tempranillo wine has taken the world of wines by storm. The fact that it's easy to drink and goes perfectly with many favorite foods has proven as a winning combination. Perfect reviews coupled with social media coverage made it an instant hit as the demand skyrocketed in the last year or so. Continue reading