Month: April 2016

Understanding the Body of Wine

Understanding the Body of Wine

April 20, 2016

When you think about the body of wine, your mind immediately goes to the bottle in which the wine is carried. However, if you’re rapidly becoming a connoisseur of this heavenly elixir, then you know that the body of wine is not something that can be explained as easily as that. The term body is a very essential part of explaining the characteristics of wine. Generally used to determine the ‘fullness’ of the flavor, the body of a wine is described as the overall feel of it in your mouth. Wine body is characterized into three categories; light body, medium… read more
What Goes into Your Glass of Wine?

What Goes into Your Glass of Wine?

April 15, 2016

The phrase “a thing of beauty is a joy forever” was most certainly meant for a glass of wine. Wine is one of the most beautiful concoctions of natural and chemical ingredients in the world and is one which can transport a drinker through worlds of flavor with just one sip of their favorite Chianti wine. Made from the chemical compounds that give wine a unique taste, the taste can also be very addicting and flavorsome. However, for those who dedicate their life to loving it, wine presents much more than just a complex flavor; it presents a science of… read more

What to Expect from Montemaggio at the Vinitaly Fair 2016

April 4, 2016

Wine itself has been the focus of attention for Italians for many years, so it was obvious that when the idea of Vinitaly was conceived, the Italian world would rejoice in the idea. Born in 1967, the Vinitaly Fair became the event where wine connoisseurs and wine aficionados from all over the world gathered to celebrate their love for a dynamic yet captivating elixir that had taken the world by storm. Celebrating their 50th anniversary, Vinitaly has once again brought great wines from France, Spain, Portugal, Australia, Argentina, Hungary, Ukraine, Romania, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia and… read more