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Wine Blog Posts in Varietal Spotlight and Sommeliers

WHAT IS MULLED WINE?

WHAT IS MULLED WINE?

June 09, 2017

Mulled wine is a holiday favorite and has been around for several ages. The trend started in Europe and the beverage gained its popularity from there. It is usually made with a combination of cheap... (more)

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SYRAH AND SHIRAZ?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SYRAH AND SHIRAZ?

June 04, 2017

The Syrah and Shiraz are the names of two popular wines. On a general perspective, these both are mistakenly considered as same by many people. This point is valid to some extent as both of the red... (more)

WINES THAT HIT THE SWEET SPOT

WINES THAT HIT THE SWEET SPOT

June 03, 2017

In the world of wine there are plenty that like to ‘talk dry but drink sweet’ and for this reason wineries have had to find ways to make wine sweeter without overtly putting sugar into ... (more)

WHERE DID MEAD ORIGINATE?

WHERE DID MEAD ORIGINATE?

May 19, 2017

The historical basis for the production of mead can be extended to over 6000 years BC. Since mead is produced mainly from fermented honey, the propensity for myths and legends abound all over the h... (more)

WHAT ARE THE MOST USED VARIETALS FOR OREGON ROSE?

WHAT ARE THE MOST USED VARIETALS FOR OREGON ROSE?

May 11, 2017

Lосаtеd in Wаѕhingtоn Park, Portland, Orеgоn, thе Intеrnаtiоnаl Rоѕе Tеѕt Gаrdеn is home tо оvеr ѕеvеn thousand rоѕе рlаntѕ and оf over fivе hundrеd vаriеtiеѕ. Pеаking in Junе, the rоѕеѕ bloom from... (more)

WHY DOES PINOT NOIR GROW SO WELL IN OREGON?

WHY DOES PINOT NOIR GROW SO WELL IN OREGON?

May 06, 2017

The region of Oregon has gained great popularity when it comes to the production of wine. It currently ranks fourth in the country after California, Washington and New York. Like the wines produced... (more)

WHAT IS ICE WINE?

WHAT IS ICE WINE?

May 01, 2017

Ice wine is a type of a dessert wine. This is referred to as a ‘dessert’ wine because it is sweeter than the conventional wine and has a strong aroma. The extra sweetness it gets is bec... (more)

WHAT IS SO GOOD ABOUT SHERRY?

WHAT IS SO GOOD ABOUT SHERRY?

April 29, 2017

Sherry is an aged wine made from the Pedro Ximénez and Palomino grapes. It is produced in Sherry Triangle located in Andalucía region of southern Spain. The Sherry Triangle consists o... (more)

WHAT ARE THE BEST WINES FROM LEBANON?

WHAT ARE THE BEST WINES FROM LEBANON?

April 18, 2017

Wines for years, have been noted as a drink of high class, sophistication, and dignity.  From all over the world, wines have existed since time evolved and continue to grow in sophistication a... (more)

WHAT IS GROWER CHAMPAGNE?

WHAT IS GROWER CHAMPAGNE?

April 13, 2017

People who love champagne, often enjoy to keep up to date with the trends in the way it is made and how it is progressing. Champagne is unique to wine, and there is always something to more to know... (more)

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