GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON SAUVIGNON BLANC

Sauvignon Blanc is an aromatic white grape variety characterized by gooseberry, elderflower, green bell pepper and asparagus notes. Oak is rarely used in order to preserve the authentic herbaceous-aromatic character of the grape and its refreshing fruitiness. It grows in cool climate regions such as the Loire Valley. Here, wines have high level of acidity, […]

WINE PAIRING: LOBSTER WILL PERFECTLY MATCH WITH PINOT GRIGIO!

With these beautiful sunny days, our weekly wine pairing will be Pinot Grigio with grilled Lobster drenched in melted butter. The lobster in this mild sauce needs a light, firm and slightly crisp wine to balance out its delicate flavors. As lobster is a premium ingredient, you need a premium wine to pair it with […]

ONLINE WINE COURSES: THE SOLUTION TO COMBINE PASSION AND FLEXIBILITY!

Let’s discover the wine world by learning and tasting through internet! Are you an expat living in Germany or France and fancying to get your WSET Level 1 or Level 2 Award in Wines ?  ->Join the online courses provided by Eleanor Wine Academy! We offer the WSET Level 1 and Level 2 Online Award […]

YOUR GUIDE TO RIBERA DEL DUERO WINE REGION ! 3 WINES SELECTED FOR YOU THIS WEEK!

Immerse yourself in this magnificent wine region! Spain is a millenary country, located in the south-west of Europe with a strong food and wine culture! The country is one of the largest producers of wine, and Spanish wines are popular worldwide. Today, we focus on wines made in Ribera del Duero. The region extremely hot […]

MASTERCLASS WITH II BORRO RELAIS & CHATEAUX, TOSCANA

Il Borro Relais & Chateaux, a seven-hundred hectares organic estate surrounding a medieval village, is located in the Upper Val d’Arno, Toscana, Central Italy. The vines of Il Borro grow on the Val D’Arno hills at the foot of the Pratomagno mountains, a perfect place with a unique soil composed by  loam with a sandy-clay […]