Acidity in wine refers to the fresh and sour qualities of wine. What exactly is this acidity though, and is it important for wine? Discover why acidity is a crucial part of the winemaking process, and uncover the colossal impact it has on what ends up in our glass.
Let’s face it. We all like a good glass (or two) of vino, but we also know there’s a limit as to how much we can or should drink on a daily basis. Match that with the sheer amount of travel we do these days, and you can soon figure why you might need to find what to do with your leftover wine.
Some people find Bordeaux wine mysterious and intimidating. Fear no more. With this quick three minute guide, you can learn all the basics about Bordeaux wine, so you don’t have to feel in the dark about this special and famous wine region.
There was a time, long ago, when wine was used as a staple beauty product for the poor. Flash forward 2,000 years and it’s now one of the most sought after and expensive beauty remedies on the planet. Discover just how it’s being used and the science behind why it’s so effective.
Aerating wine is something that has been done for centuries. However, only in the past couple of years has it picked up due to the sheer amount of gadgets we now have at our disposal. Today we will explore a couple of those methods and delve into the science of what ‘aerating’ wine actually means.
While many of us think drinking wine is an art to be appreciated over time, we all know at least one person who fills their glass way too high and drinks more than they should. Not only is this slightly annoying when a bottle is being shared, it's also a waste, especially when you're drinking something special!
Music: One of life's simple, yet incredibly complex pleasures. It has the power to alter our emotions and even change the way we perceive things around us. Music has been at the forefront of human expression for thousands of years and over time has become even more powerful as new forms continue to emerge.
Taste vs. smell. It's a topic that many of us overlook, yet it's one of the most important aspects of winetasting that we'd be lost without. What's more important when it comes to tasting wine? Before you read the article, what would you guess?
sitting in the heart of Reims, champagne, 500 acres of ripe pinot noir and chardonnay vines await their destiny. using only traditional winemaking methods, Lanson's champagne resembles a sparkling sensation of the upmost purity. Today we take you on a little journey, to discover three of our favorite lanson tipples, not only that - but we tell you EXACTLY where you can get your hands on one, or two... Because you should never have to work for your drink
The Royal Family: Between birthdays, marriages, their latest clothing choices and newborns, the world hears a lot about Her Royal Majesty and co. But today we explore royalty in a different light, as we look into a pair of stories involving the Royal Family and wine.
Champagne is somewhere up there with the caviar and Porsche's of the world. We've all heard of it before, some of us even know the exact region in France where it's created. But very few of us know the history of Champagne and the key figures who have helped make it one of the world's premier goods. Join me this week as we explore one of the most renowned Champagne brands in the world, Dom Pérignon, and uncover why this pioneering brand is named just that.
Whether it's cheers, salut or kanpai, the act of toasting is a global phenomenon that has been at the forefront of celebrations and community gatherings for centuries. But the question arises: Where exactly did the origins of toasting with wine begin?
When it comes to growing crops, vegetables or fruits, we're always told the same thing: Make sure there's plenty of water, rich nutrients and fertile soil, otherwise nothing will grow! While this is true for 99% of agriculture out there, the same is not so for our beloved wine grapes.