WINE COCKTAIL : the love potion

Let’s end this week by celebrating, the love we all have for WINE of course!And what better way than to share with you the recipe for an unusual cocktail: the love potion.The origins of this cocktail are rather vague, but one thing is certain: it will make your heart or that of your beloved capsized. […]

NEW COURSES (2 schools)

Our next wine courses are online !Book your WSET Level 1,2 or 3 in Amsterdam or in Den Haag !Link in BIO to sign up ⬆️ 📍AMSTERDAM :WSET 1 > 09 Nov 2021 / 11 Jan 2022WSET2 > 04 Nov 2021 / 13 Jan 2022WSET3 > 12 Janv 2022 📍DEN HAAG :WSET1 > 09 Nov […]

Did you know which countries drank the most wine in 2020 ?

Well, the big winners are the Americans with a consumption of 33 million hectolitersIn second place, but far behind, we find the French with 24.7 million hectoliters, closely followed by the Italians who consumed 24.5 million hectoliters⬇️Find the rest of the ranking just here⬇️

Wine cocktail : Kir

Today in our wine cocktail section we present you one of the most popular French cocktails: the kir One day in 1904, in a bar in Dijon (France), a waiter had the idea to improve an ordinary white wine by adding blackcurrant cream. Henri Barabant, mayor of Dijon from 1904 to 1908, was so seduced […]

Did you know that ? The Dalai Lama owns the smallest vineyard in the world.

It is in the heart of Switzerland that the smallest vineyard in the world is located. It is the vineyard of Farinet, which is only 1618 m² (about 4 basketball courts).  Located in Saillon, in the canton of Valais, Switzerland, its 3 vines produce a few deciliters of must (unfermented grape juice), which is blended […]

Grape Variety: Frappato

Typical of Sicily, Frappato has all the right ingredients to make a very versatile convivial wine. Pleasant as an aperitif as it is to accompany cured meats, chicken or even grilled fish (yes, yes, red wine for fish), Frappato is a fruit bomb with refreshing acidity. The wines have a nice ruby color and the […]

Eleanor Wine Academy opens its doors in Den Haag

By October 2021, we will also be offering all our wine courses in Den Haag:  WSET Level 1, 2 and 3 Award in Wines! Whether you are a wine professional or a wine lover eager to know more about the art of wine, come and deepen your knowledge and taste wines with character! You’ll meet and […]

Hidden Gems : Wiston Rose (sparkling wine from Sussex)

This pale pink, limited edition Rosé English Sparkling wine is a blend of Pinot Noir (68%), Pinot Meunier (22%), and Chardonnay (10%) This Wiston Estate is brimming with ripe morello cherries, cranberries, Seville oranges and has a long, creamy finish. Coming from the fantastic 2014 vintage, which was one of Wiston Estate’s warmest growing seasons […]

Hidden Gem: Son Mayol Grand Vin 2017

Are you a Bordeaux Fine Wine Lover eager to discover new “wine horizons”? Meet the 2017 Grand Vin of Bodega Son Mayol ! A brand new project initiated in partnership with Patrick Léon (previous Technical Director at Chateau Mouton-Rothschild/Opus One/Almaviva and Chateau d’Esclans). This is a wine which remains very Bordeaux connected through the grape varieties Cabernet […]