June 19, 2019

Masterclass with Il 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 […] Read more....

June 14, 2019

THE 3 HOTTEST PICKS OF THE WEEKEND ​: A FOCUS ON SICILY, RUEDA AND ALSACE DRY WHITE WINES

Surprise yourself with these exclusive fine wines from Europe! Our weekly recommendation is towards niche Old World regions producing white wines: Sicily in Italy, Rueda in Spain and Alsace in France. These areas have all in common the firm respect of tradition, the primary role of the terroir and the pursuit of organic viticulture and […] Read more....

June 7, 2019

CONGRATULATION TO MAR, OUR WSET LEVEL 2 STUDENT!

What a remarkable achievement! Congratulation Mar on the fantastic exam result of the WSET level 2 Spring Session! As the top of the class Mar has won a bottle of Riesling Trocken 2017 by Trocken! Thank you for having chosen Eleanor Wine Academy! Mar: “ I was very pleased to attend the course, it was […] Read more....

May 28, 2019

LATEST NEWS FOR WSET LEVEL 2 !

By August 01, 2019 the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits will change: the new qualification, WSET Level 2 Award in Wines, will be exclusively focused on the topic of wine. The course will have more material and time dedicated to exploring the multiple aspects of wine and, therefore, broaden your wine knowledge. […] Read more....

May 20, 2019

CHÂTEAU CHEVAL BLANC, THE ICON OF FRENCH WINE

Cheval Blanc is a worldwide famous Chateau from the Right Bank of Bordeaux.  This estate accounts 39 hectares of vines divided in 45 plots with 3 types of soils, clay, gravel and sand, making Cheval Blanc a unique wine. Wines are a blend of 3 grape varieties, specifically: Cabernet Franc (49%), Merlot (47%) and Cabernet […] Read more....

WHAT COULD MATCH WITH YOUR SALMON TARTARE ?

FOOD AND WINE PAIRING Our weekly suggestion is finding the perfect wine pairing for your salmon tartare. Salmon is a fatty fish with a powerful taste and rich in natural oils so a white wine would be in perfect harmony with these traits. We need a dry wine with refreshing acidity to balance with the […] Read more....