Friday, February 26, 2021
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...
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...
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...
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...
History of Chambourcin WineThe Chambourcin grape is a hybrid grape variety to perform wine (Hybrid grapes are the grape varieties product of a crossing two or more Vitis species)....
Characteristics of Port WineWhat is Port wine? It is a well-known toned wine from Portugal with a delightful history. The Port is a sweet wine distributed throughout the world...
Grenache GrapeGrenache (or also commonly known as the Garnacha) is the French word for Grape. So, now you know where the Grenache wine got its name. In Spain, it is known...
What is Dry sherry?Dry Sherry is a kind of wine that is not sweet and many of them are dry. Dry Sherry is a splendid white wine from Andalusia...