Ice wines are a luxury that many of us reserve for special occasions, so why not indulge a little during this wonderful Festive Season? Here, we provide some basic information about the making of these delicious international palette pleasers.
Germany and Canada are the leading producers of traditional ice wines, but Austria, Switzerland and the United States, particularly Michigan and the Finger Lakes region of New York, also produce offerings.
Through December—and sometimes into January or February—ice wine grapes will shrivel and freeze, concentrating their sugars, acids and fruit essences. Shrouded under nets that shield from hungry birds and weather, they hang...
For many wine lovers, the release-day of the new Beaujolais red wine is a delicious reason to celebrate. Below, we share an article* which we think explains is all very nicely.
Beaujolais Nouveau Day is marked in France on the third Thursday in November with fireworks, music and festivals. Under French law, the wine is released at 12:01 a.m., just weeks after the wine's grapes have been harvested. Parties are held throughout the country and further afield to celebrate the first wine of the season.
Here's some very good news - Beaujolais Nouveau is a great wine to serve with your Thanksgiving turkey dinner! Cheers!!
Beaujolais Nouveau – that much-ballyhooed cherry-red colored vi...
You don't have to be a witch to enjoy truly great wines this Halloween ... but it definitely helps!
Just ask The Grape Witches - a pair of wine savvy, spell-casting business babes located in Toronto, Ontario. Nicole Campbell, a 2nd generation vintner,and her partner, Krysta Oben, have conjured a company/wine club witch - er, 'which' - allows them to combine their mutual passions for clean, biodynamic wines, magic, opulence & dancing. Pretty cool, right?
We can't help but think our Whiskey2Wine Designs earth & health friendly, unbreakable stemless wine glasseswould be a welcome addition to these bewitching wine club events - after all, no one wants...