May 28, 2020

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON

Arinto is a white grape variety planted primarily in the wine regions surrounding Lisbon, Portugal. It produces vibrant wines with lively, refreshing acidity and gentle flavours of apple, lime and lemon. Traditionally, Arinto-based wines have a slight sparkling sensation that enhances their freshness. They can age well for over 7 or more years developing flavours […] Read more....

May 26, 2020

WINE FACTS: SHERRY

Sherry, one of the oldest wines in the world, is a fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the city of Jerez de la Frontera in Andalusia, Spain. Sherry is produced in a variety of styles made primarily from the Palomino grape, ranging from light versions similar to white table wines, such […] Read more....

May 25, 2020

WINE COURSES: WSET LEVEL 1-2 AWARD IN WINES

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. The WSET programmes are designed for anyone looking to develop their knowledge in wines ā€“ from […] Read more....

May 20, 2020

WINE STUDENT: Magic of wine

Marius, an Eleanor Wine Academy student, WSET Level 2 Award in Wines ā€œIā€™m Marius and I come from Paris. I have been passionate about gastronomy since my childhood. Having an atypical educational background, I am starting a cooking bachelor this year. The wine and food pairing is something magical on the palate for me. It […] Read more....

May 19, 2020

WINE TRAVEL: EXPLORING SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA

San Juan is Argentina’s second-largest wine region after Mendoza, with 17% of the total area planted in the country. It sits between Mendoza and La Rioja, and is almost entirely contained within the mountainous foothills of the Andes. The San Juan region is predominantly semi-desert, and its viticulture is dependent on irrigation from the San Juan […] Read more....

May 18, 2020

WINE NEWS: Inside Bordeaux by Jane Anson

Eleanor Wine Academy is organizing the official launch in the Netherlands of Jane Anson‘s last book “Inside Bordeaux”Ā  on Wednesday, June 10 at 17h30 (CET). Jane Anson, the author of Inside Bordeaux, has been working on this book for almost three years. She has lived and worked in Bordeaux šŸ‡ØšŸ‡µ since 2003. She is Bordeaux […] Read more....