WINE TRAVEL: Exploring Alsace, France

Located on the border between France and Germany, Alsace stands out from other French wine regions thanks to its strong Franco-Germanic influences. The region has a truly exceptional setting for making wine. The Vosges Mountains shelter the vineyards from the winds and the lack of clouds results in sunny summer and dry autumns. The climate […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON MUSCAT

Muscat is the name of one of the oldest grape families on the planet. The grapes have been used in winemaking since the times of the ancient Greeks. Today over 200 different varieties of the Muscat grape family exist and it is planted in many significant wine regions. Muscat prefers warm climates and thrives in […]

WINE PAIRING: PASTA FRUTTI DI MARE AND RIESLING

What about pasta ai Frutti di Mare for your dinner tonight? If so, what might be better than a glass of refreshing Riesling with it? It will definitely help to improve the taste of the used ingredients for the sauce such as seafood, garlic, parsley and olive oil. Today we suggest you the gold winner […]

GRAPE VARIETY:​ FOCUS ON GEWÜRZTRAMINER

Gewürztraminer is an aromatic wine grape variety with the particularity to have a pink to red skin color, giving a golden color to the white wine.  This variety has high natural sugar, which gives a white wine, usually off-dry, tends to be full-bodied with a rich oily texture, low to medium acidity and high alcohol. […]