WINE TRAVEL: Chenin Blanc from Elgin, South Africa

Elgin district is part of the Western Cape wine region of South Africa. It’s located in south-east of Cape Town and surrounded on all four sides by mountains. This unusual geography makes it ideally suited to growing high quality wine grapes. It’s the South Africa’s coolest wine region with lower average temperatures over summer and […]

WINE PAIRING: FOIE GRAS AND AN ELEGANT CHENIN BLANC

Today, we advise you to choose the best wine to pair with Foie Gras. If you plan to serve Foie Gras as an entrée, an off-dry white wine will be the perfect match! The Foie gras has a very smooth and rich texture. It can overwhelm the mouth with a lasting flavor and a slight […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON CHENIN BLANC

Chenin Blanc is a highly acidic non-aromatic grape variety that is able to grow in a cool and hot climate such as in the Loire Valley and South Africa. The particularity of Chenin Blanc is that even within one bunch it is common for grapes to reach different levels of ripeness.  Related to its degree […]