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 STUDY: Barbera d’Asti

Barbera d’Asti is a red wine made from Barbera, an Italian red grape variety grown in the hills of Monferrato in central Piedmont and which, as of 2000, was the third most planted red grape variety in Italy!  Barbera wine has a rich and light taste. Why is that? One of the reasons is that […]