WINE LEGEND: Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru 1991

“Armand Rousseau’s Queen” – Wine with Bok, 2017 The Chambertin-Clos de Bèze Grand Cru 1991 is an exceptional red wine from Burgundy that possesses pure power and great body. Domaine Armand Rousseau is one of the most famous and best domaines in Burgundy. Based in Gevrey-Chambertin, the estate is formed of just over 15 hectares, […]

WINE PAIRING: Chicken soba noodle salad with Riesling

If you’re wondering what to drink with noodles you need to think about the way they’re cooked and what flavours they have. Chicken Soba noodle salad, which we’ve chosen for today, consists of Japanese noodles made from buckwheat flour, poached ginger chicken and some fresh vegetables. It’s often served with Goma dressing, which is a […]

WINE FACTS: Oxidative aromas and flavors in wines

Does oxidation have only destructive effects to wine? The right answer is no, oxidation isn’t always bad. In fact, it’s a key part of most winemaking. Obviously, oxygen has a big impact on wine as it ages. Too much during the winemaking process, or after bottling, and the wine can become oxidized. But if the […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON GRENACHE BLANC

Grenache Blanc is a popular white grape of Spanish origin. This is a very late ripening variety, which can fully ripen only in warm climate areas, where sunny weather and accumulated heat are guaranteed for a long period, particularly during the ripening period. That’s why it’s mostly grown in the valleys of the Rhone region […]

GRAPE VARIETY:​ FOCUS ON AGLIANICO

Aglianico is the most prestigious black grape of southern Italy. Its vines prefer warm and dry conditions for their cultivation, which is why this grape is mainly found in the regions of Campania and Basilicata, both producing wonderful full-bodied red wines. We will highlight DOCG Taurasi, a red wine appellation in Irpinia, a sub-region of […]

WINE LEGEND: LOUIS ROEDERER CRISTAL 2008

“If respecting Nature is the key, Man’s work is the mechanism.” The Louis Roederer champagne house Let’s dive in the Champagne world with the outstanding Louis Roederer Cristal 2008! This sparkling wine is the most famous wine from Louis Roederer, it was created in 1876 to satisfy the demanding tastes of Tsar Alexander II, the […]

WINE NEWS: LONG DAI, THE FIRST CHINESE WINE BY DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD

‘The 2017 vintage of Long Dai is the first chapter of a very long story as winemakers in China.’,Baron Eric de Rothschild Domaines Barons de Rothschild has produced its first Chinese wine, named Long Dai. Around 2,500 cases of Long Dai have been made from the 2017 vintage and the first wines will be released […]

WINE TRAVEL: THROUGH THE HILLS OF YARRA VALLEY

Australia has been incredibly successful at taking international grape varieties and crafting them into unique, new styles. The Yarra Valley, located in the North East of Melbourne, is one of Australia’s best cool climate wine regions which makes it particularly suited to the production of high-quality grapes. Today, the Yarra Valley has 300 vineyards, and […]