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,…

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HISTORY OF ONE WINE: LAURENT-PERRIER
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…

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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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WINE Cork FORM

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

MALBEC DAY
On April 17, Malbec is honored in the entire "wine" world. This is an early grape variety that has an amazing fruit aroma, as well as a high tannin content.…

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SOMMELIER
Winemaking, despite its venerable age, continues to develop tirelessly: preserving traditions, technologies are being improved, new recipes and terms are emerging. All this contributed to the emergence of new professions…

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7 extraordinary ways to use wine that will be useful in everyday life
Sometimes after the holiday there is an open bottle of wine. What to do with it? If you put it in the closet, the flavored drink will disappear and lose…

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GEORGIAN WINE
"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…

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