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
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
Tannins occur naturally in seeds, plants, wood, fruit skins, leaves, and bark. The technical term for tannins is polyphenols. Polyphenols are a type of macromolecules that are a combination of both oxygen and hydrogen.
Wine tannins come from stems, seeds, grape skins, and oak barrels. When stems, seeds, and skins soak in juice, tannins are released. The more time they spend in the juice, the more tannin is released. Continue reading
Sangiovese is a very popular Italian grape variety. For quite a long time, Sangiovese grapes have been relegated to the wild grape category. It was not until recently that its excellent winemaking potential was discovered. It is the major variety used in making Chianti and some other popular red wine.
Sangiovese is a very versatile grape variety. It can show a difference in taste when grown in different regions. Its taste can also be easily adjusted through the winemaker's process and the nuances of climate. For this incredible ability, many wines that originate from Sangiovese vary widely in taste... Continue reading
Sangiovese wine, formed from the red Italian wine grape variety sangiovese, dervies it's name from the Latin "sanguis Jovis" - literally translated as "the blood of Jupiter". Sangiovese is most frequently used as a blend in Chianti, Carmignano and Morellino di Scansano. Continue reading