November 24, 2017

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You might think when you hear Zinfandel, to the first time you ever sipped wine. That’s right, the sweet rosé called ‘’White Zinfandel’’ which everybody got started to drink wine.

It’s made from the Zinfandel grape, a red grape planted in mainly California, USA. It originates from Croatia where it’s named Crljenak Kaštelanski. You can also find it in the heel of Italy, Puglia, where it’s named Primitivo.


November 17, 2017

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You might never have heard of Super Tuscans, could be, as it’s not an official name for an Italian wine region or some very local wine grape.

No, Super Tuscans are wines made in Tuscany, from the not indigenous Italian grape varieties; Sangiovese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc & Syrah.

The term Super Tuscan was created in the 1970’s, when angry winemakers weren’t patience enough for the long bureaucrac...

November 10, 2017

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The Chenin Blanc is white grape & is produced for several types of wines, from dry to sweet to sparkling wines. Chenin originates from the Loire Valley, France where it has a taste of dry-off dry sweetness, high acidity with fresh unoaked ripe citrus, green & tropical flavours.

South-Africa is known for producing Chenin Blanc too. More tropical flavours will develop in these wines, due to the hot climate. In gener...

October 18, 2017

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In the world of wine, some of the most expensive wines are coming from the Bordeaux wine region in France. Around 90% of the wines coming out of this region are red. The region is located in the South-West of France. The famous red Bordeaux blend can consists of the grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec & Petit Verdot, in different portions obviously.

The region is split by two rives, the Garon...

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