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. […]

Grape Variety : Chenin Blanc

Did you know that the International Drink Chenin Blanc Day is in June? So to celebrate, we tell you a little more about this variety Chenin Blanc, also called Pinot de la Loire (pineau), is the flagship grape variety of the Loire Valley 🇫🇷 It would have originated in Anjou where it would have been […]

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 […]

Hidden Gems : Asconi, Sol Negru Feteasca Neagra 2016

This week we introduce a little nugget coming directly from Moldova🇲🇩 Sol Negru Feteasca Neagra 2016 by Asconi Winery. Feteasca Neagra, this Romanian grape variety of Moldovan origin, has been grown for hundreds of years on large plantations in southern Moldova. Feteasca Neagra wines are usually bold and complex – wines that can be compared to […]

WINE COCKTAIL : Spritz

We launch a new category on our website (and on our instagram) : Wine cocktail !  Regularly we will post you some wine cocktail recipes, as well as a little of its origins, ideal for sunny days ! And we start this series with one of the main wine-based cocktails: the Spritz! Although it was […]

WINE LEGEND : Château Clerc Milon Pauillac (Grand Cru Classé) 2005.

For the wine legend of today, we opened the doors of our private collection to make you discover one of our favorite wines : Château Clerc Milon Pauillac (Grand Cru Classé) 2005.  Having become one of the most sought-after crus of the Médoc, Château Clerc Milon has acquired a nobility and richness comparable to that […]

GRAPE VARIETY : Melon de Bourgogne

With the arrival of spring and sunshine, we wanted to introduce you  a fresh, light and fruity grape variety: Melon de Bourgogne (otherwise known as Muscadet) Originally from Burgundy as its name indicates, this grape variety is widely spread over the valleys of the Loire (France). The cool oceanic climate and the clay and silica […]