A change in the season is a reason to try new wines al fresco; features white bordeaux and a very young malbec.
It’s the third Thursday of November. Wine drinkers around the world are celebrating the release of the Beaujolais Nouveau. Where is it from, what is it and why is it celebrated?
Chateauneuf du Pape is one of the biggest wine growing locations in France. Named for the move of the Pope to Avignon in the 14th century, it produces exceptional red and white wines.
Aging wine can be a bit of a balancing act. But if you can leave your precious little bottles quietly resting in your cellar long enough, you will be delighted to see how the wine evolves and which subtle flavors and aromas come out at the right moment.
Port may be the most famous wine produced by Portugal, but it is in no way the only worthy wine. Notably, Madeira, another fortified wine like Port, is also from Portugal. Portugal also produces other varieties of red, white, and rose wines.
Rioja and Cava are popular exports from Spain but there is so much more that Spanish wines have to offer. Learn about the main regions and grapes of Spain and their designated marks of quality.
Dessert wines are especially sweet wines, usually from late harvest grapes. Fortified wines are wines that have extra alcohol added. There are several kinds of each of these wines.
Brunello is a special wine in many ways. It can be rich and perfumed, yet brawny, and also elegant all simultaneously. You probably wouldn’t pick a Brunello for simple sipping. Depending on the producer and the style, the flavors can come out quite different. It is a complex wine.
Italy is split into numerous wine growing regions. Wine is a way of life in Italy and is served with most meals. This is a good start for navigating some of the Italian wines out there.
Navigating German wines can be intimidating at first but with these tips you will be able to decipher labels and know what you’re buying and drinking without taking any language lessons.