Category: White Wine

  • Semillon grapes

    10 Popular White Wine Grape Varieties From All Over the World

    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

  • Japanese wine

    Top Japanese wines for your cellar

    Japan is best known for its national drink sake. However, it is its wine industry that has been making splashes in the last few years with its portfolio of domestic wines. The several medals that they’ve won at the Decant World Wine Awards witness the quality of their wines. There is an ongoing demand for these wines.

    The Japanese wine industry is still expanding, as well as their wine tourism. Here’s a list of wines that we think are the best Japan have to offer... Continue reading

  • Main Divide Riesling Pegasus Bay Thumbnail

    Main Divide Riesling Pegasus Bay Review

    Moving into the sweet side of the spectrum, in a way strongly reminiscent of muscat wine, Main Divide Pegasus Bay is off-dry, and driven predominantly by sweet floral notes of honeysuckle and white fruits. As the riper fruit notes (apricot and other stone fruits) gradually fade away, a more tart note of citrus fruits (lime, predominantly) moves into the front of the palate and really rounds off the sweeter notes present... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chablis wine

    An introductory course to Chablis Wine

    Chablis wines are often compared to having citrus accompanied with white flower aromas. The flint-like minerality and high acidity are a trait of the best Chablis wines. For the most part that is owed to the local climate, the specific structure of the soil as well as the long-lasting wine tradition of the region. Continue reading

  • Spanish white wine

    An Introduction to the Best Spanish White Wine

    Reds are the first that comes to mind when someone mentions the wine of Spain. At the same time however, there are many examples of Spanish white wine that are considered excellent. The list of the famous Spanish wines traditionally would start with Rueda and proceeds with White Riojas, Cava, Sherry, Txakoli, Albarino, and many others. Continue reading