WINE LEGEND : Domaine Leflaive Montrachet Grand Cru

Domaine Leflaive is a wine estate located in Puligny-Montrachet , Côte de Beaune , Burgundy. The estate is very appreciated for its white wines. Leflaive was able to buy 25 hectares for his estate taking advantage of the low price of the wine market due to the phylloxera epidemic. Le Montrachet is an AOC vineyard […]

WINE PAIRING : Moët Imperial x Carbonara

Today we are going to explore a perfect match between french hennessy and italian speciality. So let’s introduce the topic of the day : Moët Imperial x Carbonara : This champagne has a beautiful golden yellow color with green reflections. The aroma is that of green apple and citrus fruits, fresh nuances of minerals and […]

WINE TRAVEL : Focus on The Maipo Valley, Chile

In Chile, the vineyard areas are divided into 4 principal regions, themselves divided into 13 better-known Sub-regions. One of them is called The Maipo Valley. Located south of the capital, Santiago, The Maipo Valley is home to some of the country’s most prestigious wines. Described as the “Bordeaux of south America”, the rich and fruity […]

WINE PAIRING : “Bouillabaisse” and Mediterranean wine

Today we are going to explore Mediterranean specialties in the south of France, where the dishes can be enjoyed in a convivial atmosphere with family or friends by the sea! The specialty of the day is the famous “bouillabaisse”! A Marseilles speciality based on fish soup accompanied by bread croutons rubbed with garlic, pieces of […]

WINE STUDY: Barbera d’Asti

Barbera d’Asti is a red wine made from Barbera, an Italian red grape variety grown in the hills of Monferrato in central Piedmont and which, as of 2000, was the third most planted red grape variety in Italy!  Barbera wine has a rich and light taste. Why is that? One of the reasons is that […]

WINE TRAVEL: Focus on Jura, France

The Jura vineyard represents a wine-growing region located in the Jura in Franche-Comté, in France. It represents about 2000 hectares, one of the smallest vineyards in France. The wines produced come from different grape varieties related to the variety of soils and microclimates ideal for the production of white wines. The most widespread grape variety […]

Wine for The Festive Season: Chateau Musar White 2001🎄

The Chateau Musar white 2001 was produced from a blend of two grapes indigenous to Lebanon 🇱🇧: Obaideh and Merwah grapes (old Lebanese clones of Chardonnay and Sémillon), from ungrafted, low-yielding bush vines planted at high altitude⛰️.⠀ The White 2001 was fermented in French Nevers oak barrels for nine months, blended and bottled at the […]

OUR TEAM: Vittoria

Meet Vittoria, Director & WSET Certified Educator of Eleanor Wine Academy It was as a dreamy idea persisting in Vittoria’s mind while sipping Pinot Noir🍷in the Phillip island 🐧2 years ago. Once back to Amsterdam in July 2018, Vittoria discussed her project with Allard & Kristian, who embraced the idea with enthusiasm and trust💡. It […]

WINE STUDY: Oak Vessels

The vast majority of wooden vessels used in the winery for the fermentation and maturation are made from oak. Oak is used in winemaking to vary the color, flavor, tannin profile and texture of wine🍷. Oak vessels differ widely in their characteristics. There are four important factors to consider: 🔸Species and origin of oak🔸Size🔸Production of […]

WINE FACT: ACIDITY

🕵️‍♀️WHAT IS ACIDITY IN WINE❓ Want to see how acidic a wine is? Hold your mouth open after you sip👄. If you begin salivating 💦, your mouth is reacting to the acid🍋. The more saliva, the more acid.If a wine has a high acid level, it will have a low pH. High acid/low pH wines […]