Why did we choose the name “Eleanor Wine Academy”?

Today we decided to tell you more about the name of our school. First of all, Eleanor Wine Academy is a branch of Eleanor Wine, an online B2B wholesale platform for fine wine. But the question remains, who is this Eleanor?  The name of our brand refers to Eleanor of Aquitaine who was first the […]

WINE LEGEND : Château Clerc Milon Pauillac (Grand Cru Classé) 2005.

For the wine legend of today, we opened the doors of our private collection to make you discover one of our favorite wines : Château Clerc Milon Pauillac (Grand Cru Classé) 2005.  Having become one of the most sought-after crus of the Médoc, Château Clerc Milon has acquired a nobility and richness comparable to that […]

GRAPE VARIETY : Tannat

Tannat is a red grape variety from Béarn which belongs to the cotoïdes family. It occupies nearly 3,000 ha of vineyards in France.  Its leaves are reddish with bronze patches. Its bunches are either of normal size or larger. Its berries have a thin skin and round-shape. Its foliage has a swarthy appearance. This grape variety […]

Hidden Gems : Il Grande Silenzio Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

This red wine, coming directly from the Corno Grande mountain in the heart of Italy, is made from 100% Montepulciano grapes.   This grape variety, extremely famous in this region of Abruzzo, has been worked according to an ancient Tuscan method.  This method, called “Governo all’uso Toscano”, has created the powerful character of this wine. When […]

Food & Wine Pairing : Gewurztraminer “Sanct Valentin” 2019 x Spicy Wok

This medium-bodied, aromatic still white wine will go well with a spicy wok. Its intense and sweet exotic fruit flavors will be ideal to contrast with the strength and power of a spicy dish. You will also appreciate the fresh, deep, slightly sweet notes, which will allow a perfect transition to a sweet dessert.  Friday, […]

Grape Variety : Petit Maseng

Petit Manseng is a white grape variety of Pyrenean origin. It has been established in the Béarn region of southwest France since the 16th century. Its small berries have a hard, well-ventilated skin which allows Petit Manseng to resist grey rot. On the other hand, this variety is very sensitive to noble rot. This noble […]

Grape Variety : Bonarda

Bonarda is a red grape variety from Argentina. Bonarda wines are at first very fruity on the nose, with notes of black cherry compote, fresh blueberry, and plum. Then, they become more complex, giving aromas of violets, 5-spice, and peonies. Finally, depending on whether or not the wine was oaked (though most aren’t), they may […]

Hidden Gems : Cune Rioja Reserva

Blend of 85% Tempranillo and 15% Garnacha, this awesome Rioja from Spain, by bodega CVNE, shows a medium body with polished ripe tannins. Nose : Ripe raspberries, plum, vanilla, black cherries, and mushroom. Palate: Fig, raisin, dried blackberry, dried rose, parmesan cheese, cocoa and cedar. It’s not a complex wine but we are sure it […]

WINE LEGEND : Château Latour 2010, Grand Cru Classé

Blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot and 1% Cabernet Franc, this Grand Cru Classé Château Latour 2010 has a deep, almost black robe with youthful purple tints. The aromas of flowers such as roses, violets and lilacs jump from the glass then turn to dark berries such as blueberries and blackberries. It’s full-bodied, with […]