Category: Wine Wisdom

Prosecco - The Italian “Champagne”
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Prosecco – The Italian “Champagne”

In the world of sparkling wines, Prosecco is a rather under-rated wine. Thinking of popping a bottle of some expensive fizzy thing on a hot date or your dad’s silver jubilee but your budget is restricted, not to mention rather limited, try a Prosecco and you won’t regret it. Made from Glera grapes (earlier known as Prosecco) […]

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Sauternes: Liquid Gold of Bordeaux
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Sauternes: Liquid Gold of Bordeaux

Ever wondered what to pour with that apple tart or ‘Gulab Jamun’ (Indian Dessert, deep fried dumpling soaked in sugar syrup)? Ever thought of surprising your guests with something extraordinary when they start looking fretfully for desserts after a long settling burp? If not, then Sauternes might just be the right thing to look for. […]

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Champagne: The French Sparkles
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Champagne: The French Sparkles

Are we happy today? Oh yeah, lets open a Champagne baby!!! Or are we sad? Well,  let’s open a Champagne anyway. It’ll surely lift our spirits up. Make way for Champagne – the mother of all sparkling wines, the wine of celebrations is here. Just let the cork fly and get surrounded by the feeling […]

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Super Tuscans: Italian Super Hero!!
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Super Tuscans: Italian Super Hero!!

If Chianti or Brunello are the only wines you have heard of from Tuscany, then grab a wine glass and get discovering.  Take a look at its rather less-heard colleague. Super Tuscans are the hidden gems of Tuscany that once almost replaced Chianti in its slack period. Super Tuscans comes from the coastal area that […]

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Beaujolais: Rising From The South
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Beaujolais: Rising From The South

Burgundy has gifted many world renowned wines from its pouch. However, the region south to it has another star to offer, the Beaujolais wines. These wines have always been the talk of the town for all the right reasons. Its distinctive grapes, unique production process, light wines in this heavy bulky wine style country, and […]

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Chianti: Tuscany's Own Son
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Chianti: Tuscany’s Own Son

The most reputed red wines from the Italian region of Tuscany (Toscana) are the Chiantis (pronounced as ‘Ki-an-ti’). The wine stands for the tradition, elegance, and stature of the region as it has won them more accolades and fame than any other wines. The fame came not only from the wines but also from its […]

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Icewine: A Royalty
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Icewine: A Royalty

If you put the two words, ‘ice’ and ‘wine’ together what strikes you as most odd?  Wine on Ice! Well, if you enjoy it that way, why not!? But digressions aside, Icewines, as opposed to iced wines, are not that controversial a subject. This is a popular style of wine yet seldom talked about, at […]

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Alsace: The French White Wine Gem
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Alsace: The French White Wine Gem

Geographically, the region of Alsace has changed hands more often than Kashmir ever will. It’s location has made it victim to many French-German territorial disputes. It was after the First World War that Alsace was declared a part of France. The influence of Germany nevertheless remains heavy to this day here and is visible in […]

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Riesling: Always Impressive
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Riesling: Always Impressive

Some count it among their favourites while some simply choose to be distant acquaintances. But treat it as you may, Rieslings remain one of the most impressive wines and yet are regularly pointed out as the one of the most underrated of white varieties. Almost synonyms with Germany and next, Austria, Rieslings remain flourishingly dynamic […]

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