The Ultimate Pinot Grigio Wine Guide

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Pinot Grigio is a light, delicious, and zesty white wine that is a favourite among many wine lovers. Originating in France, this ubiquitous white grape varietal is anything but simple. Below, we’ll introduce you to one of the most popular white wines worldwide.  Discovering Pinot Grigio: A Versatile White Wine  Pinot Grigio (or “Pinot Gris”) first appeared in Burgundy, France, as early as the Middle Ages. A mutation of Pinot grape family, this versatile grape became known for its peculiar …

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Pinot Grigio vs Sauvignon Blanc: Which is Which?

Pinot Grigio vs Sauvignon Blanc is a comparison that has puzzled many wine enthusiasts

Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc are two renowned white wines. Some wine lovers are fans of both. At the same time, others are devoted to one over the other as personal taste plays a significant role in wine preference.  When it comes to Pinot Grigio vs Sauvignon Blanc, you must educate yourself on the core similarities and differences of these two white grape varietals. Below, we’ll explore each grape’s characteristics and how to distinguish one from the other.  Pinot Grigio …

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What Food Pairs Best With Cabernet Sauvignon?

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Cabernet Sauvignon is an iconic wine grape. With many styles offering intense and bold flavours, wine enthusiasts can feel unsure about which dishes pair best with this full body wine. Yet, following simple wine pairing principles can make all the difference.  Looking for inspiration? This article will explore the best Cabernet Sauvignon food pairing options that you should try. We also will provide tips on how to approach a Cabernet Sauvignon pairing in terms of acidity, tannins, body, flavours, and …

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Best Wine to Enjoy With Valentine’s Day Dinner

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February 14th is right around the corner which means many of us will be looking for Valentine’s Day wine pairing ideas. Are you looking to spoil your other half with a romantic, home cooked meal? Planning on bringing them to a restaurant but not sure which wine to choose? If so, this article will look at the best wine for Valentine’s Day and share some of our favourite wine pairing options.  Valentine’s Day Wine Pairing: Expert Tips Regardless of whether …

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Healthy Eating: Food and Wine Pairing Ideas

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Just because you have new health goals in the new year doesn’t mean you have to give up wine. While many will be following a new diet that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a healthy meal with a glass of wine.  Below, we discuss the best food and wine pairings that will help you stay on a healthy track without giving up the things you enjoy.  Food and Wine Pairing Ideas: Top Tips for Healthy Meals Healthy eating is on …

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The Ultimate Winter Wine Pairing Guide

The rule of winter wine pairing is to pair like with like. A medium-bodied red wine pairs perfectly with a hearty beef stew.

Winter is the perfect season to relax beside the fire with a cozy blanket and a glass of wine. As you may know, winter brings with it hearty meals that are not only comforting but flavoursome. Below, we look at the best winter wine pairing for starter, entreé, and dessert dishes. The Basic Rules of Winter Food and Wine Pairing Yes, white wines and rosés still have their place in winter. Yet, the colder months are famously associated with medium …

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An Introduction: A Brief History Of Syrah Wine

Syrah wine has long been regarded as one of the darkest red wines on the market. A full-bodied wine that boasts mouth-drying tannins and many wonderful flavours such as berries, pepper and smoked meat. However, only few wine lovers truly know of the origins of this exquisite grape variety. Syrah Wine: Its Origins There are numerous myths surrounding the emergence of the Syrah grape including a Roman emperor planting the grape in 280 A.D to a winemaker from Iran bringing …

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A Helpful Guide To Pairing Wine And Chocolate

Pairing wine and chocolate certainly sounds like a match made in heaven. But getting the pairing right is another matter. These ingredients can overpower the palate and matching the wrong wine with dessert could result in a tasting disaster. Below, we will talk you through our helpful guide to ensure you can confidently pair chocolate and wine at your next wine tasting or dinner party. Wine And Chocolate: An Ideal Wine Pairing Many wine tasters have trouble pairing chocolate desserts …

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Wine Country Profile: New Zealand

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New Zealand’s population is just a mere 4 and a half million, and their experience in producing wine dates back only 40 years. Yet, the country’s contribution to the production of wine is remarkable, so remarkable in fact, that New Zealand has become the number 2 exporter of Sauvignon Blanc in the world. New Zealand is home to 10 great wine producing regions that have combined to make New Zealand’s world passion for wine-making known worldwide. The Lay of the …

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