March 30, 2020

WINE TRAVEL: Pinot Noir from Patagonia, Argentina

Patagonia is Argentina’s wine region well-known for producing elegant red wines from Pinot Noir and Malbec. Vineyards are located between 300 and 500 meters above sea level in the higher lands. The dry classic desert climate of warm days and cold nights extends the growing season in the region, slowing ripening in the grapes and […] Read more....

March 26, 2020

WINE STUDENT: The more I learn, the better!

Salvatore, an Eleanor Wine Academy student, WSET Level 2 Award in Wines. “I’m Salvatore and I come from Sicily and I love wine. I have been working in restaurants and hotels for many years; both in Catania and for the last 5 years in Amsterdam. And currently I’m working as a manager at FIKO Pizza bar and […] Read more....

March 24, 2020

WINE COURSES: WSET LEVEL1-2 ONLINE

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) provides high-quality education in wines and spirits to more than 100,000 people every year around the globe making it the biggest and most respected wine education and certification organization in the world. Established in London in 1969 and currently offering its prestigious wine courses in over 70 countries […] Read more....

March 23, 2020

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON Torrontes, Argentina

Torrontes is a white grape variety grown almost exclusively in Argentina, where it is used to create fresh, aromatic wines with moderate acidity and a very smooth texture. In terms of drinkability, Torrontes wines are most similar to those made from Muscat grapes. There are three types of Torrontés: a highly aromatic Torrontés Riojano, Torrontés […] Read more....

March 19, 2020

WINE COURSES: LET’S MEET ONLINE

What to do when you are at home for several weeks? 🤔 Make the best of it! Join the online courses provided by Eleanor Wine Academy and develop your wine knowledge 📚🍷. We offer the WSET Level 1 and Level 2 Online Award in Wines in English 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓. New dates posted on www.academy.eleanor-wine.com. Registrations are […] Read more....

March 18, 2020

WINE STUDENT: On the way to becoming a qualified sommelier

Lidya, an Eleanor Wine Academy student, WSET Level 3 Award in Wines. “I have been working in hospitality for a few years now, in hotels, restaurants and cafes in Bali, Dubai and Amsterdam. Currently, I work as a Bartender in Hotel Estherea in Amsterdam. So far I am happy with my job and with what […] Read more....