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…

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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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“Let's take meow?”: The first alcoholic drinks for pets came on sale
Each of us has a hard day at work. So heavy, having come home after that, I just want to splash some good wine in a glass and take a…

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Burgundy

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 an independent expert and not waste time tasting bad wine), which cannot be said about the producers. In the literal sense, critics are able to decide the fate of sales, and hence the production of wine in general: self-respecting wine boutiques try to work only with those wines that received good reviews from an authoritative jury. Leading world critics with their opinions are able to shape the fashion for a particular brand of wine. Continue reading

RED WINE

“Dry” terminology says that red wine is a drink made from dark grape varieties using a special technology that promotes the transfer of anthocyanins from the skin to the wort. By the way, it is wrong to believe that only the color of the grapes sets the shade of the final product. The process of “coloring” is a bit more complicated: the wort is infused with crushed grape seeds (pulp), where coloring pigments and tannins stand out during the fermentation process. This technology allows you to get a drink of various shades and astringency. Continue reading

WINE AUCTIONS

Wine auctions or a bottle of wine for the price of a luxury car. For “hunters” for antiques, an auction is a great opportunity to purchase the desired lot (paintings, jewelry, cars), for wine collectors it is an opportunity to buy a bottle or a whole collection of elite wine.

WINE AUCTIONS
At internationally renowned auctions (Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Zachys, Acker Merrall & Condit, Hart Davis), the cost per bottle sometimes reaches several hundred thousand dollars. Continue reading

WINE TESTING
If almost anyone who wants can become a sommelier or cavist, because these professions are dominated by a bag of knowledge about wine and the ability to communicate with customers…

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HOW TO DISTINE A GOOD WINE?
Nothing but types of wine (red, white, pink), degrees and prices are not clear. After several minutes of “viewing” the labels, we choose either the most beautiful or, being guided,…

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BEST WINE FESTIVALS
The air is saturated with intoxicating aromas of wines, incendiary music sounds in every corner of the city, and a good mood does not allow to fall asleep for a…

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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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