Everything you need to know about Belgium wine

Belgium is known throughout the world for its chocolate and beer, but did you know wine grapes have grown on Belgian soil since the early Middle Ages? Although the Little Ice Age, wars, and urbanization have taken its toll on Belgian viticulture, ongoing efforts since the mid-20th century have revived its old traditions. Wine growing and winemaking in Belgium have been experiencing a true revival … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Belgium wine

Vinome: the First DNA-based Wine Experience.

Does it interest you to discover your favorite wine according to sciences? Founded in 2015 by a team of genetic scientists and wine experts, the first DNA-based wine experience harnesses the longstanding science of taste to pair wine lovers and wine discoverers with boutique wine selections on a much deeper level. Using DNA. Vino + genome = Vinome.   “After years of analyzing DNA to … Continue reading Vinome: the First DNA-based Wine Experience.

Game of Thrones wines bring you to Westeros

You may have noticed the characters on Game of Thrones drink an awful lot of wine. After the success of their beer, HBO recently launched the ‘Game of Thrones’ wine, an exclusive line of Game of Thrones-themed wines, made in partnership with Californian wine company Vintage Wine Estates. It will add to the fan experience as the battle for the Iron Throne heats up heading … Continue reading Game of Thrones wines bring you to Westeros

Wine journey in the Napa Valley Wine Train

All aboard the most unique memorable way to experience Napa Valley’s exquisite scenery and best wines—the Napa Valley Wine Train. The fully-operational antique train is powered by two modified 1950s-era engines that run on an eco-friendly combination of natural gas and diesel fuel. The locomotives pull vintage cars that have been refurbished to their original glory, including lush details like polished brass accents, mahogany paneling, … Continue reading Wine journey in the Napa Valley Wine Train

WSET launches first wine qualifications provider in Vietnam

Good news for Wine Lovers in Vietnam, The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the largest global provider of qualifications in the field of wines and spirits, has welcomed CHM (CitySmart Hotel Management) as the first ever Approved Programme Provider (APP) in Vietnam to offer its wine courses.Demand for wine and spirit education is rising, with WSET global candidate numbers up 18% in the 2015/16 … Continue reading WSET launches first wine qualifications provider in Vietnam

China will drive growth in the global wine market until 2021

China is a major driving force in the global wine market and will contribute a third of world wine sales growth between 2016 and 2021, according to data from Euromonitor International. After five years of stagnation, the wine market is growing again and an extra 3.2bn litres of wine will be bought globally between 2016 and 2021, Euromonitor has predicted. China is expected to buy … Continue reading China will drive growth in the global wine market until 2021

Johnny Depp Spends $30,000 a Month on Wine

If Jack Sparrow likes Rum, Johnny Depp is a real wine lover! Depp’s former business associates say the actor knowingly spent $2 million or more a month to maintain his “ultra-extravagant lifestyle” during the 17 years in which they worked together, according to a complaint filed Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court and posted by The Hollywood Reporter. The allegations are part of a countersuit … Continue reading Johnny Depp Spends $30,000 a Month on Wine

Benefit #1: Wine is good for the brain

It’s no secret that moderate wine consumption is beneficial to your health. It prevents against heart deaseses, Alzheimer and Parkinston  But there’s even more good news. Madrid-based Institute of Food Science Research has just found another benefit to drinking wine. According to Science Daily, Dr. Esteban-Fernández and her team at the Madrid based institute are studying the molecular mechanisms behind the health benefits of wine consumption. … Continue reading Benefit #1: Wine is good for the brain