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2011: Yes, Yquem!

Château d’Yquem has released its 2011 vintage! Fine & Rare, for instance, sells a magnum for £480.00. Hm-hm…Mkay…but what is that? Well, Château d’Yquem boasts more than four centuries of history! During the Middle Ages, the estate belonged to the King of England, who also happened to be Duke of […]

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Fifty shades of wine

Ok, so who hasn’t read the Fifty Shades trilogy?! Many “Fifty-something” have come up since it got published. I remember seeing some ads on the internet where hotels offered “romantic packages” and you could find a copy of the first book and some sex toys in the room. Fifty Shades […]

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Espresso Wine – made in Italy

There’s a new wine packaging in town! This single-serve (187 ml) product is called Espresso Wine and it’s made in Italy.   Espresso Wine You can find it in 5 different versions: Chardonnay (Veneto IGT) Merlot (Veneto IGT) Rosé (Vin de Pays Rosé) Sangiovese (Toscana IGT) Trebbiano (Marche IGT)   […]

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Local Wines @Abruzzo

Surprise! You can find wines in Abruzzo too! And the local wines are actually really good! With over 36 thousand hectares under vines and an annual production of 3,8 million hectolitres, viticulture and winemaking is the most important part of the region’s agricultural production. Abruzzo produces over 800 thousand hectolitres […]