The history of virtually any popular brand of sparkling wines today has its roots in the Middle Ages, in the Champagne region sprinkled with vineyards and distilleries. It was there that grew the best grapes, ideal for creating exquisite alcoholic beverages of small fortress. Especially juicy and fragrant white grapes of Champagne gave (and gives) to the real French champagne the best in the world taste and the richest flavor. And thanks to him, the world is obliged to the birth of the legendary Laurent-Perrier champagne (Laurent-Perrier). Continue reading
One of the most prominent representatives of Italian winemaking is the Tommasi company. The Tommasi Viticoltori family business for many decades successfully combines the traditions of wine production and modern technology. In 2001, they received the title of “The Best Wine House of Italy” according to Wine & Spirits. Continue reading
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