If you’ve ever had the misfortune of sipping iffy-tasting wine, you’ll know all too well that wine can, in fact, go off. And unless you’re into vinegary wine, you’ll want to avoid it at all costs. But how can you tell when wine’s gone off? And how long does wine last? Let’s first examine what […]
2014 Anima Cabernet Sauvignon from Aurelia VișinescuOutstanding cabernet£23.00 Buy now
Forget Bordeaux. This is one of the best Romanian premium wines we’ve tasted: outstanding in every way and amazing value for money.
Château Le Chatelet 2013, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru ClasséClassic Bordeaux£49.95 Buy now
Chateau Le Chatelet holds Grand Cru Classé status and rightly so. This wine is made in limited quantities from 80 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet Franc grapes from just three hectares of vineyards on the estate.
Château Martet Sainte Foy Bordeaux Blanc 2016Delicate, crisp white£19.50 Buy now
Delicious Bordeaux Blanc made from 40% old vine Sémillons, 25% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Sauvignon Gris and 10% Muscadelle. Intense floral aromas on the nose and delicate, ripe fruit on the palate.
What is it that drives the prices up on one bottle of wine, but keeps them low on another? Does price equal quality? We’ve taken a journey through the world of winemaking to give you an idea of the factors that determine a wine’s cost.
A lot has been said when it comes to wine. For hundreds of years, the greatest writers, poets, scientists, and cultural icons have been sharing their two cents.
Here at Chateau Vincarta, we like to get adventurous. We’re champions of premium Romanian wine. Our roving correspondent, Ioana Negulescu, wrote about Georgian wine after her visit there in 2018. And we’ll die in a ditch for Riesling. But what about Albanian wine? Never tried it? Neither had we. Until we tasted two Uka Winery wines.
As the saying goes: always read your wine label before popping the cork. Okay, so maybe we made that one up, but would you buy groceries without reading the label? Or order meal out without looking at the ingredients? Of course not. (Unless you enjoy living life on the edge.) As with any indulgent purchase, […]
Have you ever wondered how wine is made? How does the humble grape become wine, one of the world’s most celebrated drinks? In this video we show you how.