Italy occupies a leading position in the world ranking of wine production. Despite the fact that in Italy itself the level of wine consumption is decreasing annually, production is constantly growing. Today Italians produce about 60 million hectoliters of wine per year. Areas of mass wine production are Sicily, Lazio, Venice and Apully.
It all began with the Greeks …
It was the Greeks in the X century BC. er began to explore the Mediterranean, and during their colonial campaigns along the way engaged in the cultivation of grapes. The first points of sale of wine were Sicily and Calabria. Continue reading
Wines from South Africa are world famous thanks to their excellent taste, high quality and unique character.
The starting point in the development of wine production was the 17th century, when the first governor of the Cape Province (today Cape Town) was planted a vine. And it turned out that the climate and soil of the South African land are capable of giving an excellent drink. Continue reading
To date, the selection of sparkling wines is quite large. In order not to “get lost” in front of a shop window in a store, consider the differences between seemingly identical sparkling drinks.
First of all, it should be noted that not all sparkling wines are champagne. Champagne is considered only sparkling wine produced in the French region of Champagne. Continue reading
Almaty is rich in beautiful gardens and parks, theaters and museums, ancient history and cheerful people. The life of the modern city is dynamic and fast. Sometimes you want to leave the clock running and just enjoy the beauties of the city, communication with family and friends. For such moments, the light and noble drink – wine is the best suited. Wine drinking culture actively enters the life of the metropolis. There is a formation of wine culture. And then the question arises, what is the most popular wine in Almaty? The palm belongs to the red wines, they are surely followed by white and pink, followed by champagne and sparkling wine. The ancient drink was not ignored and confidently wins our hearts. Continue reading
“Georgia: the cradle of wine.” It is under this brand that half a century ago Georgian wines came to the European market. Such an eloquent name is not at all a good marketing ploy, although it is nowhere without it. Georgian wines have such a history, which affects not only the period of “aging”, but also their traditions, technologies, and, of course, the special taste of the drink. But first things first. Continue reading