Hidden Gems : Domaine Naturaliste Chardonnay

Today we fly to Western Australia to discover the Floris Chardonnay of Domaine Naturaliste.  More specifically, we land on the cool southern part of Margaret River where you can discover this sustainably farmed vineyard.  As the domaine says “This style of Floris Chardonnay is a co-evolution of Modern Australian food and wine culture, which has […]

Hidden Gems : Asconi, Sol Negru Feteasca Neagra 2016

This week we introduce a little nugget coming directly from Moldova🇲🇩 Sol Negru Feteasca Neagra 2016 by Asconi Winery. Feteasca Neagra, this Romanian grape variety of Moldovan origin, has been grown for hundreds of years on large plantations in southern Moldova. Feteasca Neagra wines are usually bold and complex – wines that can be compared to […]

Grape Variety : Grenache Blanc

Grenache Blanc is a medieval grape variety originating from Spain. At that time it was called “vino de garnacha” which means wine of Granada. In the 18th century it became the “Spanish plant”. Today it is also vastly planted in the south of France where it is grown alongside its cousin, Grenache noir. Its bunches […]

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, […]