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20/11/2015

What are the 10 most expensive wines in the world in 2015?

Wine Searcher recently published a list of the most expensive wines in the world in the year 2015, which first 10 positions can be seen below. As expected, the top positions are dominated by French wines, an international benchmark in terms of wine investment.

Henri Jayer Richebourg Grand Cru, Cote de Nuits (France) at $ 13,580: This wine is made from Pinot ...

1/05/2015

What makes different champagne and prosecco?

When we talk about sparkling wines, the first that come to mind are of course champagne, cava and prosecco, from Italy, specifically from the Veneto region. But, what makes different this Italian wine and its French counterpart? What is the reason because its price and reputation are lower? Here are some of these differences.

Origin, elaboration and price

While...

4/03/2015

The Grenache grape: promising future

Sommeliers, wine producers and connoisseurs from all over the world are praising the values of the Grenache grape, that offers fine wines and intense production.

This variety, though it has a strong historic presence in countries such as France, Spain and Australia, is also spreading elsewhere. Additionally, those that highlight Grenache as a grape of great future, do so...

16/02/2015

Tell me what movie you like and I'll tell you what wine you should drink

If you are a wine and cinema lover, you'd probably already discovered some films related to the world of wine that filled you with joy and made you feel completely identified. In fact, since cinema is as a good universal symbol, there are all kinds of films having wine as a background, protagonist or theme.

Here are some of our suggestions:

1. A Good Year: This film...

6/11/2012

Bordeaux harvest first results: 2012 vintage expected even better than 2011

Time heals everything but when it comes to wine, because in this case the time can do nothing to remedy something that is not good. In many places weather and time have made most of the crops get spoiled. However, it seems that not all have been disasters everywhere this year and Bordeaux area may hold surprises during harvest.

While it is true that the 2012?s rainy spring...

27/09/2011

Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux wonders

Pessac-Léognan wine is part of an appellation of origin is located inside the wines of Graves a wine region which is located in Bordeaux (France). This appellation is known both for its red wines and for its white wines.

Despite the tradition of winemaking, the designation was created in September 1987 as a sub-region of the southern part of Graves, which is located in Bordeaux. The purpose...

22/06/2011

White Wines of France

White wines of France are not, probably, the first- to come to mind when you think of our neighbor country. The red wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy or Rhône are top rated in the guides and those who carry the greatest fame, but if we look at white wines you will notice that French white wines have enough quality and diversity to make out of France one of the countries with the best white wines...