Wine Guide

5 Wines to combine with a barbecue

Which wines should you pair with grilled meat? It’s a common question when a friend invites you to their BBQ and you decide bring a bottle of wine. But, in order to answer this question, we must first distinguish the various types of grilled meat. Here are our tips for a perfect wine-grilled pairing: Wine …

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What is a blend?

When we talk about “blend“, we are describing a very important oenological operation that involves combining two or more wines to obtain a single blend. The word “blend“, therefore, is synonymous with a mix of different grapes that make up a single wine. The art of blending is the result of a profound knowledge and …

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What are tannins?

Everyone has heard of “tannins” at least once, but perhaps not everyone knows what they really are! Wine is a rich mix of various chemical compounds (such as sugars, acids and alcohol) and natural organic substances, called “polyphenols” or “phenolic compounds“. These are macromolecules made up of “phenols” (or complex bonds of oxygen and hydrogen …

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Brunello di Montalcino: story, features and food matchings

Along with Barolo, Brunello di Montalcino is certainly one of the most loved, famous and appreciated wines in the world. Synonymous with exclusivity and pleasure, Brunello di Montalcino – sometimes referred to as just Brunello, further demonstrating its uniqueness – is a red wine with a Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin, produced from Sangiovese …

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