When it comes to cooking, white wine is a surprisingly common ingredient - but how do you make sure you're using the best white wine to cook with? Sure, you could reach into the fridge and just grab whatever bottle you happen to have open at the time, but you certainly wouldn't treat other ingredients like this. If a recipe called for 'herbs' you'd have wildly different results using tarragon than you would using thyme, and from basil than you would using chives - so why would we treat Chardonnay and Sauvignon the same? Continue reading
Category: Sauvignon Blanc
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
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
Riesling, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc are by far the most popular white wine grapes in the world. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any other excellent white wine grapes as much popular. But for some reason, they are not much familiar to folks.
Here we will go through the best white wines worldwide, the regions that produce them, as well as, what they bring to the table in terms of acidity and flavors. Continue reading
Sauvignon Blanc wine originates from the region of Bordeaux, in France. As far as the name, many believe that it comes from the French word “Sauvage” which translates into "the wild". This is because the grape was all over the region, growing where no one would expect it, much like wild weed would do. Continue reading