WINE TRAVEL: VINEYARDS SURROUNDED​ BY MOUNTAINS IN MAIPO VALLEY

Maipo Valley is a sub-region of Central Valley in Chile that has a reputation for producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon. Located near Santiago, this land is almost completely surrounded by mountains and exposed to plentiful sunshine regulated by coastal influence. The mountains make the area particularly good for viticulture because they produce a great variation in […]

WINE NEWS ​: BORDEAUX BREAKS ITS TRADITIONS

Revolutionary news from the most famous wine region of the world, Bordeaux. The change of climate, which is warmer, has affected particularly the Bordeaux grape, Merlot, because of its greater sensitivity to heat. Then, despite its strong attachment to its traditional and indigenous grape varieties, Bordeaux is determined to deal with global warming. Seven new grape […]

WINE PAIRING: ROASTED LAMB JOINT WITH CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Do you have any ideas to enjoy the sunny weather? We advise tasting a delicious roasted lamb with a glass of red wine. The tasty and rich flavors of roast lamb will need a bold yet smooth wine to pair with it that has plenty of tannins, and for that reason, we recommend the 2005 […]

WINE TRAVEL: TREASURES FROM COLCHAGUA VALLEY

Chile has many assets to be a land of great terroirs: proximity to the Pacific Ocean, favorable climate, the Andes, and a knowledgeable workforce makes Chile an exceptional wine destination! Colchagua Valley, located in the Central Valley Region, is well-known for full-bodied reds, particularly Carmenère, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Indeed, the sun exposure of the […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Cabernet Sauvignon is a black grape variety rich in color, tannin and acidity. Its maturation usually takes place in oak barrels in order to develop smoke, vanilla, and cedar flavors. Cabernet Sauvignon is the perfect grape variety for making wines that age well thanks to its high level of tannins and acidity. To ripen, it […]