Wines come in all shapes and sizes. So naturally, specific systems must be set in place to categorize all these wines. The classifications differ from country to country, just as the wines do. If you are a fan of wines from Chile, then you may be wondering, what is the Chilean wine classification system? The […]
It is incredible how all parts of the world have their secret places of winemaking. Also, how a particular grape can be associated with a country. Today we will discover Malbec and see why Malbec is so popular in Argentina? Originally Malbec was popular in France, around Bordeaux, but it made its way to Argentina.
South Africa has a rich heritage and has been proudly producing quality wine. The first vines were planted in the 17th century after it was introduced by the Dutch governors of the Cape colony. So what wine is South Africa known for? The most famous South African wine is the Pinotage. It is a cross
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? A riddle as old as time, that no one has figured out yet. Now a similar question is, which originated first wine or beer? According to the Bible and historical texts, wine was made first. Ancient civilizations figured out that if you squeezed the juice out of
It is interesting how wine is one of those rare drinks in the world that is still popular nowadays. It is even older than the Roman empire. So we will dig into history today to see who brought wine to Rome and what wine did the Romans drink? Romans drank both red and white wine.
Nothing is ever perfect and we have an awful secret for you: there are flawed wines. This may be unbelievable, but it is the sad truth. So, which are some of the worst wine countries? The worst country to produce wine is Vietnam. The climate of Vietnam is inhospital for growing wine, and there is
Planning a winery tour is always a great idea! A typical tour allows you to explore the winemaking process, ask the winemakers interesting questions, taste the wine, and enjoy the sights. But many people feel pressured and want to know why is wine so expensive at the winery? The answer is the exclusiveness of the
We all describe the way wine tastes in various ways. There are certain flavors and aromas we are drawn to and others we avoid. Most people stick to the most common flavors like fruit and spice. There are endless other flavors that can make wine exciting and add a new character to a wine. Olives
Whatever your level of wine knowledge we all know there are common aromas found in wine. You likely have some key flavors that you know will ensure you have an enjoyable glass. Fruit, spices, and vegetal aromas are common. But what about when you get surprising flavors like menthol, mint, or eucalyptus? Why does wine
Red wine is, naturally, known for its rich and bold color. This bright color is often associated with passion, love, and power. But, contrary to popular belief, this color doesn’t really come from the grapes themselves. So, that may lead you to wonder, does red wine have dye in it? Most red wine does not