Drink safely. Use a wine condom!

What happened? That delicious bottle of Pinot Noir you opened last night is still half full. You know too much oxygen will kill the taste. Fortunately, there’s a handy new gadget to preserve your precious leftover: the wine condom. Simply unroll this piece of rubber...

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Stunning theme park: La Cité du Vin

French wine heaven Bordeaux has a stunning new attraction: a theme park dedicated to wine on the quays of the Garonne. La Cité du Vin is an ultra modern 55-metre high building in an organic liquid form, that resembles waltzing wine in a glass. Although the residents...

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8 easy fixes to cool your wine

An unexpected sunny day and friends pop by spontaneously. Barbecue time! Just as you’re happily lighting the charcoal you realize the wine is still at room temperature. How to chill those divine Pouilly Fumé’s and Côtes du Rhônes before the meat is done? One thing is...

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Behind Share A Bottle

Lobster from the Oosterschelde with parsnip spaghetti, dried apricot and watercress. Sounds like a dish on the menu of a starred restaurant. Which could be true, Anand Kanhai (45), Founder of Share A Bottle, studied among others at the renowned Parisian cooking school...

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Wine sleeping on the ocean floor

As crazy as it may sound, if you go fishing in the Atlantic this summer, you could catch wine. Off the coast of Brittany and in the area of Basque Country wines are resting ninety meters deep on the ocean floor. Champagnes, Bordeaux, Burgundy and Val de Loire locked...

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Newest fad: freezing wine

Yes. Summer is finally here. Time to catch those rays on a sunny terrace. But what to order? A frosty ice cream or cool glass of rosé? For doubters, the ideal combination is here: winecream. Can you imagine yourself licking your red wine? Secret ingredient Inventors...

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Au secours! Wine in stormy weather

Have you watched the recent Tour de France stage where hailstones as big as golf balls came down on Dutch stage winner Tom Dumoulin? He did not seem to be bothered much, but these heavy lumps can really transform a car into a dented can. A vine-grower expecting a...

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Underground wine lovers paradise

It’s only a two hours drive from London. There, in an old limestone mine below the hills of Wiltshire, thirty-five meters underground, you’ll find a true wine lovers paradise. Octavian’s Corsham Cellars, also known as the Fort Knox of the wine, houses the world’s most...

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Tour de France drenched in Chilean wine

Nothing is more French than the Tour de France, right? Well, that’s exactly why French winemakers are completely infuriated. Not their beloved Burgundy or world famous Sancerre, but the little known Chilean wine brand Cono Sur Bicicleta is the official Tour wine. The...

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Discover the wines of Chablis

Chablis. One of the most famous names in the wine world, located at the north of the Burgundy region. A prime exhibit of the idea that good wine speaks deeply of its place of origin.The wines of Chablis are made from one single varietal: Chardonnay. Over there people...

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