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. And because we love our wine quotes at Vincarta (here’s proof of our love), we thought it was about time we collected some of our favourites onto […]
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 the top 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. It’s gently fermented and spends 12-18 months in barrel to mature. The use of new oak for two-thirds […]
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.
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.
Canned… wine? Wine in a can? We can’t quite believe it either. Yes, as recent trends suggest, wine is no longer confined to glass bottles. And it seems to be striking a chord with many wine drinkers. In fact, in America alone, the sales of canned wine grew by 43 percent between June 2017 and […]
We’re all partial to a nice bottle of wine every now and again, but some people take it to a whole new level. Here are the 5 most expensive wines ever sold.