America’s Broadening Palate

America’s Broadening Palate

Wine is always much in demand. As such, in rare cases will the domestic wines in a country satiate the appetite of the wine lovers. There is a need for imports. In 2017, America led as the world’s top importer of wine by value. The year saw her import wine worth...
Pairing Italian Food with Wine

Pairing Italian Food with Wine

Italian food is not all about pasta and pizza. The Italian cookbook Pinot, Pasta, and Parties show this by guiding you in the cooking techniques of the Italian. Additionally, it includes the wines that you should pair with the meals it guides you in cooking. Without...
Should wine scores be absolute?

Should wine scores be absolute?

Well, my answer to the above question is actually a firm ‘yes’. By absolute, I mean that wine with a 95 point score in American should be equivalent to the one with 95 points in South Africa. It is only through that where scoring can be meaningful. However, you...
Stylish Wines for Upscale Breakfasts

Stylish Wines for Upscale Breakfasts

Taking wine for breakfast shouldn’t be a faux pas. If one can take a mimosa during breakfast, then taking wine should also be fine. However, specific wine should be coupled with particular meals. To start us off, if you are fond of Smashed Avocado Toast, we have...
Wine Names for Cats

Wine Names for Cats

Connoisseurs of wine also tend to pair their love for wine with an appreciation for cats. And who could blame them? And when a wine lover owns a cat, it is only befitting that they give the cat a wine name. So what are some of the wine names that are perfectly fit for...
Wine in Ancient Greece

Wine in Ancient Greece

Wine is commonly taken when one wants to relax, to lift their moods, to become happy and to lighten life. This goes to show that the uses of wine took a turn considering that wine was only used for religious purposes in earlier civilizations. Let’s take a look...
Top Wine Consuming Nations

Top Wine Consuming Nations

According to the available statistics, wine consumptions has been on the rise, something that has brought some encouragement to the manufacturers to stay in business. For instance, the collective wine consumption in the world in the year 2012 was 244 million...
Best Wine for Sushi

Best Wine for Sushi

When most people think about sushi, the wine that comes to mind is sake, and they are justified in believing that. Sake in Japan is known as the rice wine. However, it heavily leans towards beer than to wine. As for sushi lovers who double as wine lovers, there is the...
Reasons to Drink Tannat Wine

Reasons to Drink Tannat Wine

With the advent of Malbec came alternatives to Cabernet Sauvignon. Not all could afford a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon, and so the Malbec provided for an affordable alternative. And now wine connoisseurs have more reasons to be merry with the entry of Tannat wine....