Everything you need to know about a time-honoured, global favourite: Cabernet Sauvignon. From growing history, region, notable flavours and food pairing, we guide you through the ins and outs of this robust wine.
With rising fears from Brexit and anti-globalisation rhetoric, many fear their favourite international wine may be at risk. But what do you, as a wine lover, need to know? In our Wine Scholar’s Guide to Protectionism we examine the ins and outs of the wine trade and why every wine lover need be worried.
“If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I am not drinking any f***ing Merlot!” Have you ever wondered why Merlot’s reputation went circling down the drain? In this blog post, we’ll talk you through the wine’s colourful, misunderstood history and tell you why you should still be loving Merlot.
Barolo wine is often known as the ‘wine of the kings’. But what makes it such a firm favourite? In our introduction to Barolo, we’ll walk you through the history, taste and wine-making process so you can learn more about an Italian classic.
Amarone is a rich red wine that originates from Valpolicella in the Veneto region of north-eastern Italy. It traditionally known for its very strong, powerful flavour, with an alcohol percentage of up to 15-16 percent.
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. Here are nine facts to get you in the know about the country’s wine.
What goes into your favourite wine? Red grapes? A touch of nostalgia from a beloved Spanish holiday? How about egg whites, fish swim bladders or milk products? Find out if your next glass of wine is really vegetarian or not.
We love the Coravin here at Vincarta towers. It’s a gadget that lets you draw wine from a bottle without uncorking it. Read our full Coravin review and find out why it’s a great buy for wine lovers.
Why are all those little bubbles in sparkling wine so expensive and how do they get there? Vincarta has the answers. Cheers!