WINE STUDY : Verdicchio

Verdicchio is an Italian white grape variety. Of unknown origin, it is widespread in Italy in the regions of Marche, Umbria, Abruzzo and Sardinia. It is believed to be a member of the trebbiano family. It is a versatile variety, used both for light and easy-drinking table wines, and for more complex and aging examples. […]

WINE LEGEND : Cheval des Andes

Founded in 1996, Terrazas de los Andes, is located in Lujan de Cuyo in the province of Mendoza in Argentina. Its particularity is to associate each of their grape varieties with a specific altitude corresponding to a specific climatic condition for optimal growth and ripeness. In 1999, they joined forces with Château Cheval Blanc to […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON HARSLEVELU

Hárslevelü is a native Hungarian grape variety 🇭🇺, known for producing excellent white wines. It is the second most commonly planted grape variety in Hungary after Furmint, it makes up approximately 18% of the vines in Tokaj. Outside Hungary, Harslevelu is grown in Germany, Slovakia and a little in South Africa. The name Hárslevelű translates […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON Alicante Bouschet

Alicante Bouschet is a black grape variety widely cultivated since 1866 and planted mostly in Spain, Portugal and France. It is a cross of Petit Bouschet and Grenache. Alicante is a teinturier, a black grape with dark skins and flesh. In contrast, regular black wine grapes have dark skins, but clear flesh. In a blend, […]

WSET certified wine courses for HORECA

Do you own a restaurant, a wine shop or bar? Looking for ways to increase sales of wine?  The WSET certified wine course is a great opportunity for your staff to broaden their knowledge of wine, wine making processes, and different wine regions.  WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and […]

VIRTUAL WSET L1 COURSE WITH WINE SAMPLES

Last call for the WSET Level 1 Awards in Wines Virtual Course on Zoom. Starting date is 18 June 2020. The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines courses are suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. You will explore wines through its multiple aspects as wine making processes, grape […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON ARINTO

Arinto is a white grape variety planted primarily in the wine regions surrounding Lisbon, Portugal. It produces vibrant wines with lively, refreshing acidity and gentle flavours of apple, lime and lemon. Traditionally, Arinto-based wines have a slight sparkling sensation that enhances their freshness. They can age well for over 7 or more years developing flavours […]

WINE COURSES: WSET LEVEL 1-2 AWARD IN WINES

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) provides high-quality education in wines and spirits to more than 100,000 people every year around the globe making it the biggest and most respected wine education and certification organization in the world. The WSET programmes are designed for anyone looking to develop their knowledge in wines – from […]

WINE NEWS: Stay In, Drink Wise

Together with Robert Parker Wine Advocate, Eleanor Wine Academy would like during this period of confinement for many to provide our students full and unprecedented FREE access for 3 months to RobertParker.com (value U$29.90). No credit card is required, you just need to click here to redeem your free 3 month subscription using the code. […]

GIFT IDEAS ​: OFFERING WINE COURSES

Looking for an unforgettable gift for your friend or partner? Certified wine courses might be a great option. Our academy offers WSET courses for both the wine professionals and the community of wine lovers and enthusiasts. We explore the wine from its roots to its taste by providing wine tasting. The WSET Level 1 Award […]