“The wine of kings, the king of wines.” Produced using the Nebbiolo grape in Piedmont region of northwest Italy, Barolo wine has a rich taste and an even richer history. The wine’s origin dates back at least 2,500 years, where the first rudimentary grape-growing structures appeared. Throughout its history, the wine has undergone many changes […]
Italy has always been famous for its food and wine, both of which play an important part in the country’s identity and culture. It’s no surprise, then, that many of us enjoy tasting a glass or two of Italian wine.
Bordeaux is the most famous wine region in the world. While its illustrious wines are the most expensive globally, Bordeaux is more than just its price tag – it’s also full of history and quirky facts as well. There is nothing like the Bordeaux name to make English wine lovers tremble with excitement in anticipation […]
So many famous chateaux. So much history. Such a lot of wine-nerd information. Let Vincarta break it down for you. Here is our guide to Bordeaux wine facts.
The ancient world had its seven wonders but the Bordeaux wine region has its magnificent 10: get Vincarta's list of the top Bordeaux winemakers.
When it comes to Romanian wine, Jancis Robinson calls Romania ‘the land of hope‘. Learn more about Romanian wine and it's growing reputation for quality.
Hands up who’s heard of Valpolicella? If you’re a wine buff, you might already know a thing or two about the Italian wine-making region. If not, sit back and let us take you on a guided tour. While Tuscany and Piedmont grab the headlines, Valpolicella is a hidden gem just East of Lake Garda, Verona. […]
When you think of vineyards, where does your mind naturally wander? Piedmont and Burgundy are two obvious candidates or perhaps the Napa Valley. But what about Finland or floating vineyards in Thailand?
After visiting Manuel Marinacci, we reached the final stop in our day of Barolo wineries with David Berry Green. The trip ended on a high note with a visit to Cascina Fontana, to meet Mario Fontana, a traditional Barolo producer.
We visit Manuel Marinacci, a winemaker in Barbaresco, Piedmont and taste a flight of his wonderful Barbarescos.