GEORGIAN WINE. How to choose?
Georgia is a delightful and beautiful country! The combination of soft subtropics, the Black Sea, the flowering valleys of the foothills, the rocky mountains, and the deep gorges that pass…

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10 little-known facts about wine that will impress not only gourmets
Benjamin Franklin once said that wine is "proof that God loves people and wants to see them happy." Without a doubt, wine is one of the most favorite drinks of…

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Mulled wine that warms up in dank weather and winter cold (3 traditional recipes)
The intoxicating aroma of hot wine, fragrant spices and invigorating orange is familiar to almost everyone. Mulled wine - a drink that warms up on a cold day, will make…

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WINE Cork HISTORY

The enterprising ancient Greeks managed not only to learn how to produce good wine, but also to establish a successful trade in them. The difficulties caused by the inconvenience of transporting open amphorae prompted them to create traffic jams. The main requirement was protection from spilling the precious drink (there was no talk about tightness yet), and the wooden cork did an excellent job with this task. Of course, this “plug” was far from perfect: the use of soft wood as the basis caused the cork to quickly swell inside the vessel, and, as a result, damage to the neck of the amphora and wine oxidation. A little later, they improved the technology, and began to lubricate the cork with clay and seal it with resin. Continue reading

TOP 10 WINE FESTIVALS OF EUROPE
1. Bordeaux fete le vin One of the most famous French winemaking regions once in 2 years (June 26-29, 2016) invites you to enjoy the hospitable atmosphere and excellent wine…

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HISTORY OF FRENCH WINE
What first comes to mind at the mention of France? Eiffel Tower, wine and Champs Elysees. Variations are possible, but “wine” is always present. For the French themselves, wine has…

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VINOGRAD
If earlier it was believed that the discovery of grapes belonged to the Phoenicians, today it is reliably known that the origin of this plant occurred much earlier and the…

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WINE CRITICISM
The emergence of wine critics and an estimated jury in the world of winemaking has greatly simplified the lives of ordinary consumers (you can safely rely on the assessment of…

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