“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.
A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou. – Omar Khayyam. Vincarta shares 10 tips for picking the perfect wine for you next date. Love is in the air!
How will Brexit affect the wine trade in the UK? Consumers, producers and retailers (like Vincarta) all stand to be affected.
Discover 10 quirky facts about Bordeaux that will give you fresh insight into the wine-making processes of this illustrious French province.