GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON MELON DE BOURGOGNE

Melon de Bourgogne is also called Muscadet or Melon Blanc. As its name suggests, this white grape variety is native to Burgundy and was cultivated until its ordered destruction in the early 18th century. It was planted in the Loire in the 17th century following an intense frost and the decimation of most red varieties. […]

THE TOP 3 WINES OF THE WEEKEND: ROSÉ FROM CÔTES DE PROVENCE

We will explore Côte de Provence, the largest appellation in Provence, by discovering 3 of its wonderful rosés from vintage 2018. Here, the vines grow in a varied landscape, with prominent ranges of hills offering protection from the Mistral winds. We choose the vintage 2018 due to its cool, wet spring followed by higher than […]

WINE PAIRING: COMBINATE VERMENTINO WITH SEAFOOD AND SAFFRON FREGOLA

Immersion in Italian cuisine with Fregola con frutti di mare and zafferano (seafood and saffron fregola) accompanied by a refreshing glass of Vermentino. Due to its fuller style and herbaceous flavors, this light-bodied white wine works wonders with seafood. A delight for your taste buds! Vermentino mostly grows on the island of Sardinia in Italy.This […]

WINE PAIRING:​ ASSOCIATING TARAMASALTA AND AUSTRALIAN SÉMILLON

This is the recipe for a wonderful summer relish! For your summer aperitifs, we recommend matching a homemade taramasalata with Semillon from Hunter Valley, Australia. Taramasalata is a Greek meze ,a dip for bread, made from tarama, the salted and cured roe of the cod, carp, or gray mullet mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, […]