January 17, 2020

WINE PAIRING: Zucchini Linguine with Herbs and Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner is the signature wine grape of Austria. Classic Grüner Veltliner wines show citrus aromas, such as lemon peel and grapefruit, complemented by fresh vegetal notes and green, herbaceous flavours. Grüner Veltliner is one of the most versatile food wine in the world due to its ability to pair with “difficult” foods such as […] Read more....

January 16, 2020

WINE NEWS: WSET LEVEL 3

The first WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course will start on March 04th 2020 at the Eleanor Wine Academy! The WSET Level 3 course gives a detailed understanding of grape growing, wine making and the key factors influencing style, quality and price of the principal still, sparkling and fortified wines. Over 10 weeks, students […] Read more....

January 15, 2020

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON Müller-Thurgau

Müller-Thurgau, a white wine grape variety, is a cross between Riesling and Madeleine Royale created in 1882 by Swiss botanist Hermann Muller (from the canton of Thurgau). The intention was to combine the intensity and complexity of the Riesling grape with the ability to ripen earlier that the Silvaner grape possesses. Although the resulting grape […] Read more....

January 14, 2020

WINE LEGEND: Brunello di Montalcino Il Grappolo 1999

Brunello di Montalcino, one of Italy’s most favored wines, traces its roots to the 19th century when local farmers began experimenting  with a native grape “Brunello” (a variety of Sangiovese) cultivated in the surrounding territory. The delectable wine produced from this fruit can be aged for years, richly enhancing its value. The founding father of […] Read more....

January 13, 2020

WINE TRAVEL: Exploring Baden, Germany

Baden is the southernmost and third-largest wine region in Germany. Baden’s climate is warm, with plenty of sunshine, unlike that of any other German wine region, and so the grapes develop differently. Baden is the only German wine region climatically comparable to France’s Loire Valley and Alsace. Baden has many different soil types, ranging from […] Read more....

January 9, 2020

THE 1ST ANNIVERSARY

Hey everyone! It’s the first anniversary of Eleanor Wine Academy and we’re really proud of that! In our first year we truly had the pleasure of meeting all our students who joined our academy and discovered the fascinating world of wine with us. We’ve organized several sessions of WSET Level 1 and 2 courses, masterclasses […] Read more....