August 13, 2020

WINE NEWS: WSET LEVEL 3

The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course starts on September 23th 2020 at the Eleanor Wine Academy🍷📚! This course is the perfect way to advance your wine knowledge. Ideal for the dedicated wine enthusiast and those who need to make informed decisions or recommendations about wine for work. The WSET Level 3 Award in […] Read more....

August 5, 2020

WINE FACT: BLENDING

Blending plays an important role in the winemaking process and can take place at any stage during this process🍷. It can help the winemaker improve consistently, enhance the balance of a wine and create a certain style. In white wine production the role of blending mainly focuses on ensuring consistency for pure aromatic varieties and […] Read more....

July 21, 2020

WINE TRAVEL: EXPLORING VINHO VERDE, PORTUGAL

Vinho Verde is the biggest DOC of Portugal, up in the cool, rainy north-west. The vines grow in fertile, granite soils along rivers that flow from the mountains of the east to burst out into the Atlantic Ocean. Cool, wet weather always makes ripening more difficult here, but the climatic problems were long compounded in […] Read more....

July 20, 2020

WSET certified wine courses for HORECA

Do you own a restaurant, a wine shop or bar? Looking for ways to increase sales of wine?  The WSET certified wine course is a great opportunity for your staff to broaden their knowledge of wine, wine making processes, and different wine regions.  WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and […] Read more....

July 13, 2020

WINE STUDENT: INSPIRED BY LA RIOJA

Lisa, an Eleanor Wine Academy student, WSET Level 2 Award in Wines “My name is Lisa and I am passionate about learning more about different wines. I lived in Madrid, Spain for almost four years and in that time, I became interested in different wine regions there, and especially La Rioja. When I lived in […] Read more....

July 6, 2020

Eleanor’s WEBINAR Il Borro Wines

Lamelle IGT Toscana 2019 is produced by cold pressing 100 % Chardonnay grapes which are hand-harvested. The wine is fermented and matured in stainless-steel tanks to preserve its freshness with fruity and floral aromas. On the palate it is pleasantly fresh with a marked mineral note deriving from a well-balanced acidity. This wine is ideal […] Read more....