Wine, Wine Facts

Love Champagne? 8 Things You Should Know About Champagne

Champagne is the most famous and celebrated wines in the world. Whenever there is something worth celebrating, it’s just seems normal to say, “Let’s pop a bottle of Champagne to celebrate!”. It is a celebration wine, it’s sparkles are always glamorous, it serves the perfect welcome drink for that special evening, or afternoon or even… Read More Love Champagne? 8 Things You Should Know About Champagne

Wine, Wine Pairing with Food

Wine blog: Which wine pairs well with Taiwanese braised pork rice?什么酒配卤肉饭

Food: Taiwanese braised pork belly rice (sweet, savoury and rich) I was making this Taiwanese classic – Braised pork belly rice 卤肉饭. Recipe here. It was a comfort dish cooked for 1.5 hours on the stove. Succulent pork belly cooked with Chinese five spice, shiitake mushrooms, soy sauce, caramelised onions, and rootbeer (yes, root beer)!… Read More Wine blog: Which wine pairs well with Taiwanese braised pork rice?什么酒配卤肉饭

Australia, Travel, Wine, Wine Regions

Wine Blog: Tasmania, Tamar Valley

Country: Australia Wine Region: Tamar Valley, Northern Tasmania Common grape varieties produced from the region: Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir (red)   Wine Facts of Tasmania Tasmanian Wine Style: mild summer and long autumn in Tasmania creates very elegant cool climate wines such as Pinot Noir, sparkling wines, Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc. Especially Pinot Noir… Read More Wine Blog: Tasmania, Tamar Valley

California, Travel, Wine, Wine Regions

Wine Blog: Visiting Carmel Valley AVA (Central Coast California)

Country: United States State: California County: Monterey Region: Carmel Valley AVA Grape varieties and AVAs The Central Coast of California has the maritime influence from the Pacific Ocean. Cold winds blowing from the Pacific create blankets of fog to cool the coastal area. The cooling effect is good for delicate varieties such as Pinot Noir… Read More Wine Blog: Visiting Carmel Valley AVA (Central Coast California)