Reading Time: 3minutes In Peso da Régua on the western boundaries of the Port region, the people, landscapes and history of Port wine come first in Museu do Douro – Douro Museum
Reading Time: < 1minute Freixenet 2015 Cava Cuvée de Prestige is an unusual blanc de noirs assemblage of the Red Grenache grape & the native white Subirat Parent varietal
Reading Time: 3minutes Puisserguier is surrounded by “Garrigues”. This “je ne sais quoi” gives Marsanne its gentle, fruity expression in Le Pinada 2018
Reading Time: < 1minute The genius of Prosecco lies in its enormous popularity. Prosecco’s message oozes lifestyle and goes above and beyond the appeal of just any sparkling wine.
Reading Time: 3minutes Diane Losfelt sees a bright future ahead for herself and Château de l’Engarran. And she has every reason to. Guide Hachette just voted her winemaker of the year 2020.
Reading Time: < 1minute Castello di Volpaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2016 vintage presents both the power as the sophistication of Sangiovese.
Reading Time: < 1minute What’s Typicity In France, they call it ‘typicité’, in Italy ‘tipicità’ in English typicity. What is wine typicity and are we talking the same language?
Reading Time: < 1minute The prestigious International Wine Challenge not only awarded the Torres Salmos 2016 with 95 points and a gold medal but this red blend from Cariñena, Garnacha and Syrah also gained the title best Priorat wine.
Reading Time: 2minutes A wine bar in Paris. Yes! But then different. “Le Bon JAJA” at Chai Parisien seduces friends and wine lovers alike. It is the Paris we love.
Reading Time: < 1minute Les Jamelles 100% Grenache Noir Vallée de la Boulzane reveals itself slowly in the glass, offering a compelling, abundant yet concentrated wine, with ripe red and black fruits, a hint of spicy oak, beautiful tannins, and a silky, ample finish.
Reading Time: 5minutes Story of Wine The history of wine is a long one, and it takes a writer of Hugh Johnson’s stature to bring it to life. The Story of Wine is now available in a re-issued an updated version, plus Johnson’s view on the changes in the global wine world in the past 30 years. I […]
Reading Time: < 1minute With its 1,000 year history, the Koshu grape is Japan’s oldest variety. Japanese cuisine matches perfectly with Koshu wine as Koshu tends to emphasize its natural flavours.
Reading Time: < 1minute There must be in everyone a love for Spanish Cava. Winejus tasted Huguet Gran Reserva Brut Nature 2009 starring the Parellada grape.
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Reading Time: < 1minute Starlicious Rond de Tafel or around the table is a new, temporary fine-dining concept at the Gashouder Amsterdam. From July 1 to August 31, 2020, five Michelin star chefs are preparing their signature dishes in the ‘Gashouder’.
Reading Time: 2minutes Tasting Note It was not my purpose to open this Mercurey Blanc. To be honest, I had forgotten all about it. During a dinner I was so wrapped up in a heated discussion that I took a random bottle from my wine refrigerator. What a surprise! As I smelled the 2011 Château de Chamirey Mercurey […]
Reading Time: 2minutes Yann Chave’s Crozes-Hermitage Le Rouvre 2014 is born under a lucky star. Or rather, on an excellent terroir with 50-year-old Syrah vines. Made by one of the best winemakers in the region, Le Rouvre 2014 expresses Crozes-Hermitage so well that it becomes its ambassador.
Reading Time: 4minutes If you take the Grand Cru dreams of a Dutch owner, an innovative winemaker, and a stellar consultant, and put them all together under the roof of Domaine de la Jasse, you’ll get a classic Tête de Cuvée made of 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Pays D’Oc.
Reading Time: < 1minute Carciofi alla Giudea, Roman style artichokes, a delicious century-old fried Jewish delicacy from the eternal city of Rome
Reading Time: < 1minute Nothing brings back the memories of the chaos, grit, splendor, and contradictions of the fascinating city Naples more than the intense smell of a Neapolitan pizza.
Reading Time: 4minutes Clairette de Die is a naturally sparkling white wine, made of minimum of 75% Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains and generally only a tiny amount of Clairette Blanche grape. A wine called Clairette, but mainly made of Muscat Blanc, is a bit odd when you think about it.
Reading Time: < 1minute Pascal Agrapart Complantée is an Extra Brut Champagne, a field blend of 6 varieties co-planted – or complantée in French – on a single parcel in the La Fosse vineyard in the village of Avize.
Reading Time: 3minutes The staff and the relaxed crowd make Parisian bar Combat super welcoming. Not only that, bar Combat’s cocktails are delicious.
Reading Time: 6minutes As a result of climate change Champagne’s grapes are being very ripe, while acidity has decreased in grape must. To preserve acidity, a winemaker can use no less than 7 grapes in a blend, including the 4 forgotten ones.
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