Friday, January 22, 2021
The word ‘champagne’ is often loosely used to describe all sparkling wines. Though this is a mark of its popularity, Champagne legally only refers to wine that is grown from grapes in the...
Pinot Meunier, which is also known as Meunier, is a well-known dark red grape varietal from the Pinot grape family used in sparkling wine productions and Champagne blends. In some regions, though, it is used...
HistoryChateauneuf-du-Pape, which is translated as “The Pope’s New Castle,” has history tracing back to the ancient Roman times. Pope Clement, who was an avid wine lover, moved to Avignon in the early thirteenth century and...
As a wine lover, visiting different wine countries is always one of the top entries on your to-do list. There is no better time to make such a trip than during the fall months when...
A science professor, Abraham Izak Perold, first developed the Pinotage grape varietal from the Swartland region of South Africa (a valley around 50km North of Cape Town) in 1925. It was a crossbreed between two...
For centuries now, oak barrels have been used to age wine, with a heavy lean toward the red variety. If you are not an oenophile, you will be surprised to hear that these barrels have...