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⬇️

Grape Variety : Chasselas

An ancient grape variety known throughout the world for the production of table grapes as well as for wine making, it originated in Switzerland (canton of Vaud to be precise).The Chasselas has many mutations, often natural, such as the Cioutat with its marble or palmate leaves.These medium-sized, cylindrical, more or less compact bunches are filled […]

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of motorsport (Mumm, Moët & Chandon, Maison Devavry…) but since this year, the traditional victory Champagne has been replaced by the […]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 […]

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 […]

WINE STUDENT : Yana, an Eleanor Wine Academy WSET Level 3 in Wines student

“ I am Yana and have been passionate about wine for such a long time. I think it came from helping my dad to harvest the grapes from the small yards we had and the process of making wine.Later I started in the hospitality business, traveling a lot, having more opportunities to try different wines. […]

Hidden Gems : Il Grande Silenzio Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

This red wine, coming directly from the Corno Grande mountain in the heart of Italy, is made from 100% Montepulciano grapes.   This grape variety, extremely famous in this region of Abruzzo, has been worked according to an ancient Tuscan method.  This method, called “Governo all’uso Toscano”, has created the powerful character of this wine. When […]

Hidden Gems : Cune Rioja Reserva

Blend of 85% Tempranillo and 15% Garnacha, this awesome Rioja from Spain, by bodega CVNE, shows a medium body with polished ripe tannins. Nose : Ripe raspberries, plum, vanilla, black cherries, and mushroom. Palate: Fig, raisin, dried blackberry, dried rose, parmesan cheese, cocoa and cedar. It’s not a complex wine but we are sure it […]