Wine nonsense unravelled

Wine nonsense unravelled

Urban legends and half-truths. There’s a lot of nonsense going around about wine. Share A Bottle closely examined five health statements. Are they true or false? 1# White wine, rosé and champagne contain more calories than red. A myth, the amount of calories doesn’t...
Wine sleeping on the ocean floor

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...
Au secours! Wine in stormy weather

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...
Tour de France drenched in Chilean wine

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...
Discover the wines of Chablis

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...