Eleanor’s WEBINAR Il Borro Wines

Lamelle IGT Toscana 2019 is produced by cold pressing 100 % Chardonnay grapes which are hand-harvested. The wine is fermented and matured in stainless-steel tanks to preserve its freshness with fruity and floral aromas. On the palate it is pleasantly fresh with a marked mineral note deriving from a well-balanced acidity. This wine is ideal […]

Eleanor’s WEBINAR Il Borro Wines

Il Borro IGT Toscana 2016, 50% Merlot, 35% Cabernet, 15% Syrah, is one of the wines exclusively selected for an e-tasting of Il Borro Wines. The flagship wine, ​Il Borro 2016 is the heart and soul of the Il Borro Estate, the most beautiful expression of its terroir and the perfect symbol of the winery’s […]

FINE WINE: Bolle di Borro Classic Method Rosè

In 1993, Ferruccio Ferragamo alongside his son Salvatore Ferragamo (AD of Il Borro) and daughter Vittoria Ferragamo (director of organic production and special projects) expanded his love of finer things to winemaking by buying a 1,700-acre property that includes a medieval village, in the heart of Tuscany: Il Borro. The Il Borro wine production is based on […]

Eleanor’s WEBINAR Il Borro Wines

Il Borro is inviting you to e-tasting of Il Borro Wines with Salvatore Ferragamo on Thursday July 9th at 16h00, on Zoom. Purchased in 1993 by Ferruccio Ferragamo, the Il Borro estate grows great varieties of both Italian and international grapes on the Val D’Arno hills at the foot of the Pratomagno mountains in Tuscany. […]

WINE TASTING: Fine Wines from Tuscany

On Wednesday, February 26th, Eleanor Wine Academy was organizing Tuscan Wine Tasting in the newly opened Restaurant Felix, located in the city centre of Amsterdam. This time we focused on Fine Wines from western and eastern areas of Tuscany. We would like to thank the Dutch Wine professionals for sharing their views on the wines […]

WINE TASTING: CHRISTMAS 2019 WITH ITALIAN WINES

❄️Christmas Wine Tasting 2019❄️ What a great evening we had yesterday!🎄🎅 So lively and cheerful atmosphere!✨ Thanks to everyone for coming and sharing with us your impressions of wines we tasted🍷. That was a great selection of truly interesting and very different in their characteristics Italian wines 🇮🇹 made by our wonderful teacher Vittoria Mariani! […]

WINE LEGEND: Quintessa 2016

“Quintessa is a temple to a single Bordeaux-style Rutherford wine.” – WINE SPECTATOR Quintessa Estate is located in the Rutherford AVA of Napa Valley, California. It makes just one wine from its 113-hectare estate, a Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend that consistently rates highly by critics. There are plantings of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot […]

WINE PAIRING: a Meringue cake and Muscat wine

Today we will discover what to pair with the fancy dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. Pavlova is a meringue-based cake with a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with fruit and whipped cream. It is an elegant dessert with delicate and fruity flavours. Following the rule that sweet desserts should […]

GRAPE VARIETY: FOCUS ON MUSCAT

Muscat is the name of one of the oldest grape families on the planet. The grapes have been used in winemaking since the times of the ancient Greeks. Today over 200 different varieties of the Muscat grape family exist and it is planted in many significant wine regions. Muscat prefers warm climates and thrives in […]

WINE LEGEND: G-MAX RIESLING 2009

“If I had to choose one wine to show how great dry German Riesling can be I would choose a Keller Riesling.” – Jancis Robinson Weingut Keller is an esteemed German wine producer located in the Rheinhessen, Dalsheim. The estate is best known for its range of dry Riesling wines, led by G-Max Riesling. The […]