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Chardonnay White Wine

One of the most famous wines you can buy is Chardonnay. But what do you really know about this wine? For starters, did you know that the original grape comes from burgundy in France? Chardonnay is used in Chablis wine. It is said to contribute to the fresh and steely flavour of the wine. But it also used in many other wines throughout France. This includes those found in the Cte de Beaune and the appellation of Chassagne-Montrachet. Chardonnay is also used in some wines produced in the south of France. These are perhaps not as well known as their northern counterparts. However, wines from the Cte Chalonnaise are still highly desired for their creamy and nutty taste.

Famous Wine From Around The World

You probably already know that wine comes from grapes. Namely, the Vitis Vinifera. The main types of grapes used in wine-making are collectively known as “noble grapes.” These are grown all over the world. They can be divided into white grapes and red grapes. The most common white grapes are Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and Riesling. The most common red grapes are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Grenache.

Tips and tricks for wine tasting

Observing the wine itself is a major part of the overall wine tasting experience. Although the expression wine tasting will imply to many the actual drinking of the wine we are actually considering the whole experience. For a start we can learn a great deal about a wine jus by looking at it. The wine should always be presented in a clear glass and observed against a white background.

Red Wine

Gossip sessions are not real gossip sessions without the pureness of a great glass of red wine. Red wine brings people together like one communitity for one common goal or interest.

Washington Wineries

Washington has increased its number of wineries by 400 percent in the last decade. Connoisseurs and the average wine consumer have found a new place to get great wines.

The Art of Wine Tasting

It is a common misconception amongst non wine connoisseurs that wine tasting amounts to merely sipping, swishing, and swallowing wine; this could not be further from the truth for the avid connoisseur. There is a definite art to wine tasting that takes years of studied practice to master.