Saignée (“sohn-yay”) means “to bleed” and it also describes a method of wine making that produces a very unique style of rosé wine.
Albariño (“alba-reen-yo”) is a high-quality, light-bodied white wine that grows primarily in Spain and Portugal. It’s loved for its high acidity and affinity to seafood.
One of the most important moments in a grapevine’s annual lifecycle is when grapes turn from green to red and start to become sweet. The French call this process veraison (“verr-ray-zohn”).
Let’s take a closer look at Cognac and how white wine grapes are at the core of the production of this world-renown brandy.
Let’s find out more about Croatia’s most important wines and wine regions because they are delicious!
No. It wasn’t France. Nor was it Italy. The most current evidence suggests that the first wines made with grapes originated in the Caucasus mountains
The original Prosecco wasn’t the sweet, fruity bubbly we know today. Find out more about “col fondo” or “rifermentato in bottiglia,” a funky, cloudy Prosecco unlike any other.
Picpoul means “lip stinger” and is just one of the intriguing white wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.
Vouvray (“VOO-vray”) is a Chenin Blanc wine. It’s loved for it’s floral aromas and boisterous taste that will pucker your lips and make you wish for another sip.
Crémant is a group of sparkling wines made with the same technique as Champagne but from outside the Champagne region. This article details the 9 different Crémant wines of France and Luxembourg.
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