Did you know that ? Every Formula 1 victory is celebrated with a jeroboam of bubbles.

A tradition that dates back to 1967 in motorsport, F1 drivers celebrated podium finishes by shaking a jeroboam of champagne at the crowd!Historically, several big names in champagne have succeeded each other as sponsors of motorsport (Mumm, Moët & Chandon, Maison Devavry…) but since this year, the traditional victory Champagne has been replaced by the […]

Hidden Gem: Montes Outer Limits Pinot Noir Zapallar

Who said you can’t drink red wine in summer?Today we present you a little pepite straight from the Aconcagua Valley in Chile 🇨🇱 that you will enjoy in this late summer, slightly chilled.This elegant 100% Pinot Noir, with a bright ruby red color will keep you on vacation.It has a very aromatic nose full of […]

Did you know that ? 5 health benefits of drinking red wine backed by science

Do you ever feel a little guilty drinking your glass of wine on Tuesday night?No more! Today we give you the health arguments to drink wine with moderation. And it’s not us who invented it, it’s the science that said it! ⚠️Remember that the benefits of wine are only related to moderate consumption of wine. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grape Variety : Chenin Blanc

Did you know that the International Drink Chenin Blanc Day is in June? So to celebrate, we tell you a little more about this variety Chenin Blanc, also called Pinot de la Loire (pineau), is the flagship grape variety of the Loire Valley 🇫🇷 It would have originated in Anjou where it would have been […]

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 […]