How To Read A French Wine Label

How To Read A French Wine Label

Wine labels can often be confusing when buying or drinking wine. However by learning just a few keywords and numbers, you’ll be able to understand the essential information that tells you what’s in the bottle, where it comes from and who made it. Our goal at ELICITE is to remove the confusion surrounding fine wine, Read more about How To Read A French Wine Label[…]

Champagne Types: Blanc De Blancs Vs Blanc De Noirs

Champagne Types: Blanc De Blancs Vs Blanc De Noirs

The vast majority of champagne is white made from a blend of red and white grapes However, you may see in the term Blanc de Blanc Blanc de Noir Or even Rose on the label. All three denote a very particular style or blend of champagne. Blanc de Blanc means Made with Chardonnay which is Read more about Champagne Types: Blanc De Blancs Vs Blanc De Noirs[…]

How To Read A Champagne Label

How To Read A Champagne Label

When you want to know what’s inside your bottle of bubbles, you may often be faced with an array of abbreviations Although confusing, they can tell you a lot about what’s inside your bottle of champagne and where it comes from before you’ve even tasted it Let’s start with the type of producer that made Read more about How To Read A Champagne Label[…]

The Art Of Blending In Champagne

The Art Of Blending In Champagne

Blending different wines to produce a final product as a method which is practiced all around the world However, perhaps nowhere, does it play such a vital role as in the region of champagne Here the process of blending known as Assemblage dates back almost as far as sparkling wine itself to the Benedictine monks Read more about The Art Of Blending In Champagne[…]

The Sub-Regions Of The Champagne Wine Region In France

The Sub-Regions Of The Champagne Wine Region In France

Located just 150 km east of Paris, Champagne is one of the most recognisable names in the world of fine wine unlike other regions that are often made up of multiple Appellations, The whole of champagne is considered as just one single appellation This means that producers are only required to state champagne on the Read more about The Sub-Regions Of The Champagne Wine Region In France[…]

What Is A Prestige Cuvee Champagne?

What Is A Prestige Cuvee Champagne?

The title of Prestige Cuvee really does speak for itself. These are the finest champagnes that a particular Champagne House has to offer. From the Grandes Marques, to the Growers, many different champagne houses produce prestige cuvees as the best expression of their style. So Bjorn, what is a prestige cuvee? So when we’re talking Read more about What Is A Prestige Cuvee Champagne?[…]

The Unique Terroir Of The Champagne Wine Region

The Unique Terroir Of The Champagne Wine Region

The terroir of the Champagne region is truly distinct and one of the major reasons why this fascinating region produces the best sparkling wines in the world. The combination of the region’s soil, climate and viticultural practices are unable to be replicated anywhere else Geographically, Champagne is actually the most northerly wine region in France Read more about The Unique Terroir Of The Champagne Wine Region[…]

Bordeaux Wine Tasting: St. Emilion 2009  – Wine Oh TV

Bordeaux Wine Tasting: St. Emilion 2009 – Wine Oh TV

[Upbeat Jazzy Music] [Corks Popping] – The best of Bordeaux have come to the Bay. – I worked for six years as a wine maker in Saint-Emilion, so coming back to see old friends and taste what’s been going on since then and quite a lot with two vintages like 2009 and 2010 in Bordeaux Read more about Bordeaux Wine Tasting: St. Emilion 2009 – Wine Oh TV[…]

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Adulting With Alcohol: The Eight Most Popular Types of Wine (Ep 2)

Adulting With Alcohol: The Eight Most Popular Types of Wine (Ep 2)

I just hate pinot noir. This is a pinot noir? Do you have one that doesnt have the *pucking noise* you know? I’m sh*tfaced right now. Welcome back guys, I’m Cristie Norman, a Certified Sommelier, here to explain popular types of wine and what they taste like. I’m gonna give a really brief description here Read more about Adulting With Alcohol: The Eight Most Popular Types of Wine (Ep 2)[…]