• 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

  • Red wine tasting

    An idiots guide to hosting a wine tasting – Part 2

    A continuation of our "An idiots guide to hosting a wine tasting"

    An often overlooked aspect of any wine tasting is setting the scene for the event. It can be a very easy mistake to make to assume that once you’ve chosen and obtained the wine that the hard work is done - in reality, this is far from true... Continue reading

  • Wine tasting wine buy

    An idiots guide to hosting a wine tasting – Part 1

    Hosting a wine tasting is a brilliant occasion, which gives you and your guests an opportunity to explore a new world of wine together, While going wine tasting yourself can be a real treat, hosting an event is something else entirely - and something we’d really recommend to any lover of wine. Not only do wine tasting events give you a great opportunity to explore and try new wines, but also to do so not only from the comfort of your own home (or venue) but also alongside the company of friends who enjoy exploring the world of wine as much as you do. Continue reading

  • 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

  • Secura SWO-3N Stainless Steel Electric Wine Opener Corkscrew Bottle Opener

    Wine Bottle Openers – Top Picks and Reviews for 2019

    When it comes to selecting a wine bottle opener there are a number of considerations you have to make. There's something which is just special about opening a great bottle of wine, after all. That moment when you can finally remove the cork really shows you that it's now your time to unwind - whether that's relaxing after a long day at work over a bottle of wine and sprawling out on the sofa or whether you're hosting a dinner party with a group of family and friends. So chose your wine bottle opener carefully and you'll kick off your afternoon or evening to the best start. Naturally, one of the most important considerations when it comes to a good wine bottle opener is pretty simple - functionality. Without being able to open a bottle of wine, a wine bottle opener is fundamentally useless. Past this though, you've got a whole bunch of considerations like style and design, and while all bottle openers may be functional, they're not all created equal. 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

  • Blueberry wine

    Blueberry wine – A beautiful alternative to grapes?

    Blueberry wine is increasingly rising in popularity. In the past, many of us have only ever tried the classic beverages made of red and white wine from grapes. Even though blueberry wine is not as famous as its cousins made from the grape, it has increasingly gained popularity in recent years. One of the primary reasons for this is because wine consumers have discovered the nutritional benefits of blueberry wine. This has resulted in a rising demand of the different varieties of blueberry wine and in fact, some wine enthusiasts just love to make this sweet drink at the comfort of their homes. Continue reading

  • Elderberry wine is produced from elderberries

    Elderberry wine – a fruity alternative to the classics

    When we talk about wine, the classic grapes will be what springs to mind, since grapes are by far the most common fruits associated with winemaking. However, this does not mean that they are the only option. There are plenty of fruits used to make wine including blueberries, dark berries, huckleberries, elderberries, plums, pears, apples and many others. Specifically, elderberries are used to make the Elderberry wine which can even be as good as their horticultural cousin, grapes, that produce the classics. Continue reading