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The Ancient French Variety: Carménère

The Ancient French Variety: Carménère Carménère is an ancient red grape variety from France, specifically the region of Bordeaux. Grande Vidure is another name for it. Phylloxera, an insect pest of commercial grapevines, decimated […]

Brunello di Montalcino: a Tuscan splendour!

Brunello di Montalcino: a Tuscan splendour! Brunello di Montalcino is an Italian wine style protected by its DOCG, the highest tier in the country’s quality pyramid. This wine may only be produced within the […]

Wine Guide: Tempranillo

Wine Guide: Tempranillo No other grape variety is as synonymous with Spanish red wine as Tempranillo. It is the undisputed number one grape variety in Spain. Whether it's the top appellation Rioja, the outstanding […]

Super wine tasters: Who has the best sense of smell of wine in the world?

Super wine tasters: Who has the best sense of smell of wine in the world? According to archaeological findings, wine was first produced in 5000BC, and since then, different regions around the world have […]

Wine Profile Series: Gamay

Wine Profile Series: Gamay  Among the red grape varieties, Gamay is the "sprinter." It sprouts early, bears large quantities of grapes, and is harvested early. Moreover, these grapes are often processed into wine relatively […]

Does Expensive Wine Taste Better or Is It Just an Illusion?

Does Expensive Wine Taste Better or Is It Just an Illusion? In the 1996 French movie 'Ridicule,' a wine expert produces an elaborate and humorous tasting to prove context can influence that person. For […]

Aglianico – The Ancient Italian Grape Variety

Aglianico – The Ancient Italian Grape Variety Aglianico is one of the most famous red grape varieties in Southern Italy and is behind genuinely spectacular wines. The Ancient Greeks brought Aglianico to Italy 2,500 […]

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