Wine dictionary: appellation vs terroir

A very interesting question. You can deal with two terms at once and look at a couple of examples. What is an appellation? The appellation is a legally defined and protected geographical indication of the place where the grapes for wine originate. In addition, other types of products have appellations. For example, the famous Italian […]

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Sira / Shiraz

Sira and Shiraz wines are made from the same grape variety, but the history of the difference in names goes back to two world market headliners – the French Rhone Valley and Australia. Key points: Syrah and Shiraz are two names for the same grape variety. This happens sometimes in the wine world. For example, […]

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A very simple recipe for white sangria

Run for fruit and wine! We are already starting to prepare sangria. 1. Fruits (peach, apple, pear, nectarine – you can choose from what is at home) in a medium-sized cube, orange slices, strawberries along 2. Fill with white (preferably dry) If there is a triple sec liqueur and brandy – drip 50 grams (but […]

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How to chill wine in the freezer

The most important numbers of this summer or “Wine vs freezer” How, and most importantly, how many degrees to cool the wine? If you are a patient, calculating and practical winemaker, then you, of course, have a wine cabinet, all kinds of space devices for cooling and just a car of patience. Whoever understood the […]

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Beloved woman’s milk

Now, during the Riesling weeks, which are taking place in Russia, it is high time to turn to the icon of German winemaking – the famous “Milk of the Beloved Woman”. There is no reason to talk about a specific bottle – we bought it just for a photo, sweet and tart 😇 We want […]

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Wine and chocolate

When they say that “does not fit” – do not believe. If they say that your roof has gone, laugh (to yourself only, in the face, not necessary – not culturally)! Culture is our everything: we drink culturally, we eat culturally (we combine). Chocolate and wine go well together! The main thing is to try! […]

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