WINE LEGEND: Chateau d’Yquem 1989

“The favourite sweet wine of millionaires.” – Robert Parker Chateau d`Yquem is perhaps the greatest sweet wine in the world. The Yquem estate, owned by the King of England in the Middle Ages, has produced late-harvest wine since at least the late 1500s. It is located on the highest hill in Sauternes district of Bordeaux […]

WINE PAIRING: a Meringue cake and Muscat wine

Today we will discover what to pair with the fancy dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. Pavlova is a meringue-based cake with a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with fruit and whipped cream. It is an elegant dessert with delicate and fruity flavours. Following the rule that sweet desserts should […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON FURMINT

Furmint is one of the most important Hungarian white grape varieties widely grown in the Tokaj-Hegyalja wine region 🇭🇺. Furmint can be produced in a variety of styles ranging from bone dry to extremely sweet wines. Dry styles are characterized by aromas of smoke, pears 🍑 and lime. Dessert style wines can develop notes of […]