Fine wine is now the best-performing collectible of the world’s wealthy collectors, with values soaring 25 percent over the past 12 months, according to a new report. The Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index, which tracks the price growth in the major categories of collectibles, found that wine has replaced classic cars as the top collectible. Thanks to strength in Bordeaux, Burgundy and northern Italian … Continue reading Wine is now the best-performing collectible of the rich
Which passion am I talking about? To socialize while drinking! We all love to spend time together with family, friends and drinks. Yep, actually, it is “Same same but… different” you will tell me. One is focus on wine, the other drinks beers… Actually, the gap between the western way of living and Vietnamese is not that large! Keep reading, you are going to understand … Continue reading Focus on the Vietnamese & the French: We don’t have the same traditional drink but we do have the same passion!
Wine has been in production for thousands of years. Whether you enjoy a glass after a long day at work or you occasionally use wine in a recipe, there is no denying the power of this beverage. And now we can add one more power to the list: it’s ability to make cruelty-free leather! Vegea is a company in Milan, Italy that specializes in the … Continue reading Wineleather is now a thing
The Azores, Portugal’s Atlantic archipelago is located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The Azores were uninhabited when Portuguese explorers began to settle them in 1439. Today, the Azores still belong to Portugal. The Azores have a unique place in Portugal’s winemaking history. While the Azores’ three wine regions have yet to achieve DO status, one of the Azores’ IPRs (Indicação de Provenencia Regulamentada), … Continue reading Pico Island Wine: A unique vineyard in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.
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
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.
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
You may have noticed that not all bottles of wine have the same shape? My Wine Box Vietnam explains to you why and gives you a few points of reference to be able to declare at a glance: “This one, only in its shape, I can tell you that it is a Burgundian!“ The bottle is an innovation that spread widely from the 18th century … Continue reading Different shapes and different sizes!
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
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 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
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