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Wine Blending 101

When a wine is made from 100% of the same grape variety, it is called a single varietal wine, but when there are several varieties of grapes that are used for wine production, this is a blended wine. This technique is used around the world, from Bordeaux to Champagne and as far as Patagonia, Argentina and Australia. If we want […]

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The Great Dane and his Improbable Vineyard

When you think of the Sicilian vineyards, you can imagine these vines planted up to about 900 meters above sea level on the road that leads to Etna or in the landscapes of Montreale or even in those of the center of the island. Never would we imagine planting somewhere between the city of Catania and the beautiful Syracuse, and […]

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How To Detect Wine Faults And What Can We Do ?

They are the worst enemies of our guilty pleasure! They are called oxidation, reduction, corked , wine, Brettanomyces and others. How do we identify those faults when our glass of wine smells funny or has a strange color? And what can be done ?  Follow the guide 

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Should We Serve White Wine Before Red Wine ?

« White on red won’t go to your head; red on white and you’re out for the night », says the popular saying.  This one seems to have been inspired by the Navy. « If the white flag is above, the sailors remain on board and nothing moves. But if the red is above, things might go crazy ! » So therefore we should we always drink white wine before red wine. But what about the reality?

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