WINE NEWS: Stay In, Drink Wise

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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. […]

GRAPE VARIETY:​ FOCUS ON CORTESE

Cortese is an Italian white grape variety mainly grown in the wine-growing region of Gavi, south-east of Piedmont. This grape needs a long slow maturation to develop its naturally high acidity and floral character, which is why Cortese is grown in hills influenced by altitude. The wines are labeled as Gavi DOCG or Cortese di […]

WINE PAIRING: FOIE GRAS AND AN ELEGANT CHENIN BLANC

Today, we advise you to choose the best wine to pair with Foie Gras. If you plan to serve Foie Gras as an entrée, an off-dry white wine will be the perfect match! The Foie gras has a very smooth and rich texture. It can overwhelm the mouth with a lasting flavor and a slight […]

WINE NEWS ​: BORDEAUX BREAKS ITS TRADITIONS

Revolutionary news from the most famous wine region of the world, Bordeaux. The change of climate, which is warmer, has affected particularly the Bordeaux grape, Merlot, because of its greater sensitivity to heat. Then, despite its strong attachment to its traditional and indigenous grape varieties, Bordeaux is determined to deal with global warming. Seven new grape […]