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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 ...


Wine is better if you drink it in big sips

Drinking wine in moderation brings a lot of benefits. However, if we drink in big sips, it's much better. That's what it says a study by the University of Naples, since the amount of wine that drinkers take in each sip has a strong influence on taste.

To analyse this study they used Falanghina, an indigenous variety that produces white wines. And the conclusions are many,...


Priorat: know its wines and cellars

The viticulture of the DOC Priorat, in Catalonia, has a long tradition. No wonder, then, that there is a lot of cellars and wine routes to explore.

The wines from this region are produced in an area of ??20,000 ha, of which only 1,600 have been planted with vines, according to the DOC of this region itself. Being the terrain somewhat difficult, it makes the production...


Australia: the country where growth dreams will be fulfilled

If there is a country that knows no crisis, that is Australia. The economy seems to flow and new business opportunities open to other countries. So, even if it's far away, it is not surprising that some Spanish companies have decided to expand borders and perform studies about the country and its demand.

While Australia is a producer of wines from different appellations...


The case of the Bordeaux wine millionaire robberies

A total of 15 people have been charged in the Bordeaux court for the theft of thousands of bottles of wine from this appellation. In total, has been specified that they stole from 18 different wine cellars, facts which the ringleaders began to commit in 2013.

Many bottles were stolen and therefore thousands of Euros lost. In February 2014, after ulterior robberies of...


Characteristics of English wines

Although England has emerged as a supplier and exponential consumer of beer and whisky, it's also a wine producer. While its colder weather is not quite suitable for the development of vineyards, there are many wine producing areas. Increasingly there are more wine producers in its over 400 vineyards.

Defining and discussing an English wine style is somewhat ...


Time for rosé wines: let's pair them!

Fresh, with notes of fruit and flowers and varied colours, rosé wine leaves a good mouthfeel, if we know to pair it correctly. Although it's not always easy, being between the whites and reds, it goes well with meats and fish, since it has the advantage of being suitable for a variety of foods. Learn more about the pairings for rosé wines.

Dry rosé. For this type of...


London Wine Week is coming, don't miss it!

The London Wine Week is starting today, since it that takes place from 18 to 24 May. Don't miss a program full of novelties, tastings, lectures and wine tours by the best spots in town.

Over 100 establishments in the city will offer wine within a route that visitors can not miss, in order to discover new varieties. This route is part of the event and participants can...


Which wines are best to pair with paella?

Paella is that great signature dish from Spain, which usually has its origin in Valencia, although it is consumed in several Spanish regions. Made with rice, broth, fish, meat or vegetables, there are a lot of types of paellas, all of them delicious. If you have questions about what kind of wine goes best with paella, we give some recommendations.

Seafood and fish paella...


A grape for a bread

For many, pairing bread and wine can be a complex task, although bread and wine are a well-known duo to everybody, to pair them you must try and choose according to your tastes.

Here are some options of bread and wine you can try before starting to experience your own alternatives:

Champagne and Brioche bread:

Brioche bread is known for its soft texture on the...