WINE REGION : Cafayate, Argentina

Cafayate is a wine-growing region in the northwest of Argentina, located in the widest valley of Calchaqui: one of the highest places in the world suitable for wine-growing. Known for its Torrontes and Malbec, the Calchaqui Valley surrounds Cafayate and has some of the most spectacular scenery in Argentina. Cafayate is located at 1700m above […]

WINE LEGEND : Dominio de Pingus Pingus 2014

Pingus is the nickname of Peter Sisseck, a Danish oenologist who has lived in Spain since 1990. It has above all become a name that sounds sweet to the ear of the wine lover, because Pingus evokes one of the greatest wines of Spain and the world. This cuvée comes from two plots of very […]

WINE STUDY : Pineau d’Aunis

Pineau d’Aunis is a French grape variety mostly planted in the vineyard of the “Vallée de la Loire”. It’s a vigorous and fertile vine, and depending on how it’s grown, its lifespan can easily exceed 80 years. It is one of the characteristic grape varieties of the Coteaux du Vendômois appellation, from which are produced […]

WINE TRAVEL : Let’s focus on Marche, Italy

Today, let’s focus on Marche, an Italian wine-growing region. The most famous white wine of the region, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi,  which is grown in a vast area that stretches from the west facing hills west of Ancona.. Most of the vineyards are located inland on low hills sheltered by mountains. Depending on where […]

WINE LEGEND : Domaine Leflaive Montrachet Grand Cru

Domaine Leflaive is a wine estate located in Puligny-Montrachet , Côte de Beaune , Burgundy. The estate is very appreciated for its white wines. Leflaive was able to buy 25 hectares for his estate taking advantage of the low price of the wine market due to the phylloxera epidemic. Le Montrachet is an AOC vineyard […]

WINE PAIRING : Moët Imperial x Carbonara

Today we are going to explore a perfect match between french hennessy and italian speciality. So let’s introduce the topic of the day : Moët Imperial x Carbonara : This champagne has a beautiful golden yellow color with green reflections. The aroma is that of green apple and citrus fruits, fresh nuances of minerals and […]

WINE STUDY : Verdicchio

Verdicchio is an Italian white grape variety. Of unknown origin, it is widespread in Italy in the regions of Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo and Sardinia. It is believed to be a member of the trebbiano family. It is a versatile variety, used both for light and easy-drinking table wines, and for more complex and aging examples. […]

WINE TRAVEL : Focus on The Maipo Valley, Chile

In Chile, the vineyard areas are divided into 4 principal regions, themselves divided into 13 better-known Sub-regions. One of them is called The Maipo Valley. Located south of the capital, Santiago, The Maipo Valley is home to some of the country’s most prestigious wines. Described as the “Bordeaux of south America”, the rich and fruity […]