The wonderful world of Malbec wines

The vineyards of Domaine Bousquet

The Malbec variety, originally popular in Bordeaux but then of little importance, is still the most important grape variety in the Cahors appellation. But she celebrates her greatest successes in Argentina, where she plays the undisputed ruler in the production of reputable red wines in almost all parts of the country. It is cultivated on … Read more

Bree wine – Great Value For Money

Bree wine is often equated with discounter wine . It is super cheap and therefore very popular with the general public. Recently, we simply took it with us from REWE and tried it out and wanted to find out whether the low price equated with poor quality. We were surprised because the Bree Riesling was … Read more

Organic wine and the taste

white wine and red wine

We recently wrote an article about organic wine . The main focus here was on the requirements for winegrowers to be able to label their products with the organic seal . We also tested the Landlust wine from the Peter Mertes winery. The quality of this organic wine from the discounter surprised us. In this … Read more

The secret of the wine aroma

Each grape variety is characterized by a special aroma. However, it has not yet been conclusively clarified how the aroma is formed. Scientists from the Technical University of Munich, the Hochschule Geisenheim University and the University of Bonn recently made a contribution to clarifying this secret – with “possibly far-reaching consequences for the development of … Read more

Wine With Fish: Red Drops Can Taste Good Too

wine to fish 1 | Silke's vine leaf

Fish is allowed to be on the table at least once a week. This is not only useful for health reasons, but also for the variety in the menu. Serving the fish with a suitable wine is not as difficult as some might think. And anyone who believes that only white wine is the ideal … Read more

Sushi and Wine – A Delicious Combo

Plate with different sushi variations photographed from a bird's eye view

Whether sashimi, nigiri, California roll or maki – the Japanese appetizers made from raw fish are also very popular in USA. In addition, sushi and wine make a wonderful pairing. And that’s exactly what we’re going to focus on now. The training to become a sushi master takes between six and ten years. In the … Read more

Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc: The differences

different wine glasses filled with white wine

“White wine is white wine!” Or is it? Anyone who has already dealt with the numerous white grape varieties in this world knows: the variety is unbelievable. Even within one and the same family, there are significant differences that add another facet to the enjoyment. This can be seen with Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris. … Read more

Wine language – 20 wine terms any wine lover should know

Glass of white wine in front of books with wine language

The world of wine not only includes countless grape varieties, countries and regions: it is also the language itself that gives wine culture its unique face and also convinces experienced connoisseurs to learn new vocabulary voluntarily. The following twenty wine terms are undoubtedly among the most important. 7 important wine terms for the senses The … Read more