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....

July 2, 2020

WINE FACT: CARBONATION

Carbonation, the cheapest method of sparkling wine production, is widely used around the world. In this method CO2 is injected into a still wine. It is mostly used to produce fruity sparkling wines from grapes with strong varietal flavours, such as Sauvignon Blanc. Willing to learn more about sparkling wine production? Sign up for our […] Read more....

June 30, 2020

Eleanor’s WEBINAR Il Borro Wines

Il Borro IGT Toscana 2016, 50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet, 15% Syrah, is one of the wines exclusively selected for an e-tasting of Il Borro Wines. The flagship wine, ​Il Borro 2016 is the heart and soul of the Il Borro Estate, the most beautiful expression of its terroir and the perfect symbol of the winery’s […] Read more....

June 29, 2020

WINE STUDENT: TRAVEL AND TASTE

Ranjeeta, an Eleanor Wine Academy student, WSET Level 3 Award in Wines “My first encounter with wine was 10 years ago on a trip to Chianti, Italy while staying on a popular wine estate. With almost no prior experience in wine, it came as a surprise when people complemented me having a good ‘nose’ during […] Read more....

June 23, 2020

FINE WINE: Bolle di Borro Classic Method Rosè

In 1993, Ferruccio Ferragamo alongside his son Salvatore Ferragamo (AD of Il Borro) and daughter Vittoria Ferragamo (director of organic production and special projects) expanded his love of finer things to winemaking by buying a 1,700-acre property that includes a medieval village, in the heart of Tuscany: Il Borro. The Il Borro wine production is based on […] Read more....