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. […]

WINE STUDEN : Ranjeeta, an Eleanor Wine Academy student WSET Level 3 Award in wines

“As a Fragrances specialist I always had a curious nose. Wine as a topic makes for excellent business dinner table conversation as well as clever anecdotes for social exchanges. Learning about wine also makes for fantastic travel itineraries as well as ensures that you’re not ripped off or scammed while buying wine abroad.  Her best […]

Wine cocktail : White Sangria

Good wine for a sangria?!? Seriously?We can already imagine wine lovers going crazy! And why not…you just need the right ingredients 🇪🇸Sangria, was born in Spain at the beginning of the 19th century. It has for origin the Spanish word “sangre” which means “blood”, that’s why it is traditionally made with red wine, water, lemon […]

GRAPE VARIETY : Tannat

Tannat is a red grape variety from Béarn which belongs to the cotoïdes family. It occupies nearly 3,000 ha of vineyards in France.  Its leaves are reddish with bronze patches. Its bunches are either of normal size or larger. Its berries have a thin skin and round-shape. Its foliage has a swarthy appearance. This grape variety […]

WINE STUDENT : Claire, WSET level2 Award

My name is Claire.  In 2019 I started my WSET level 1 wines at Eleanor Wine Academy, pre-Covid-19.  The quality of the course and the knowledge of Vittoria was part of the reason that I instantly signed up for Level 2 having passed the exam.  My other reason was the social aspect of the course, […]

WINE PAIRING:​ ASSOCIATING TARAMASALTA AND AUSTRALIAN SÉMILLON

This is the recipe for a wonderful summer relish! For your summer aperitifs, we recommend matching a homemade taramasalata with Semillon from Hunter Valley, Australia. Taramasalata is a Greek meze ,a dip for bread, made from tarama, the salted and cured roe of the cod, carp, or gray mullet mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, […]

ONLINE WINE COURSES: THE SOLUTION TO COMBINE PASSION AND FLEXIBILITY!

Let’s discover the wine world by learning and tasting through internet! Are you an expat living in Germany or France and fancying to get your WSET Level 1 or Level 2 Award in Wines ?  ->Join the online courses provided by Eleanor Wine Academy! We offer the WSET Level 1 and Level 2 Online Award […]