French wine is some of the best in the world, but if you are like many, your knowledge of French vineyards stops and ends with Champagne. So let me help you. Below are my pick of the top five French vineyards currently producing some of the ” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>best French wine on the market. Continue reading Top five French wines and vineyards
Prosecco wine can be an amazing gift. It is an appropriate gift for any joyous occasion. There are many reasons why Prosecco gifts have become quite popular in recent years. Many people have completely shunned the champagne and opted for Prosecco wine as the de facto choice. Since Prosecco is a sparkling wine, although it is not always bubbly, it has become a suitable alternative to the more expensive sparkling wine from the Champagne region in France. Continue reading Four Reasons to Buy Prosecco Gifts
Some red wines should always be decanted. Others don’t really need decanting but you may consider it for a few specific reasons. Decanting is a process that allows the sediments in red wine to settle down. Decanting is an age old practice. The basic concept has remained unchanged for centuries. The vessel we use to decant wines today has also remained the same for over three hundred years. Let us quickly discuss the basics of decanting a red wine. Continue reading Should you Decant a Red Wine?
You will hear most people say that wine is an acquired taste. Even connoisseurs who are really serious about their wining often endorse this belief. Wine is not an acquired taste. It does require some familiarity for anyone to appreciate the finer nuances of different types of wine. However, you can like one wine and dislike another. This does not reflect on how familiar you are with different wines. Those who drink nothing but wine have a long list of variants that they don’t like. Most people have a shortlist of wines they would like on any given day, or evening. Continue reading How to Find the Best Wine for your Palate
When most people think of wine they think of Italy. And with very good reason, some of the most famous vineyards in the world are housed in Italy and are responsible for some of the best Italian wines that the country has to offer. Continue reading Italian Wine
Decanting is a process used to allow the sediment in aged wines to settle down.
The practice dates back to Ancient Rome. Even then, they used glass decanters, not very different from the ones we use today. However, the contemporary decanters have stoppers which we can use to control how much aeration we would like. These stoppers date back to decanters made by the British in the eighteenth century. Continue reading Should you Decant a White Wine?