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Learning about wine - A Journey of a lifetime
Sommelier Tips
As the years go by, I am continually reminded that the more I learn about wine, the regions, the history, and styles, the more there is to know. It’s a fascinating passion for many. Not only does it add to our enjoyment and understanding of win...
celebrity wines
Wine Trends

Are celebrity wines serious endeavors or merely cynical branding? The answer is both, and there are ...

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Spain’s Journey of Rediscovery
Wine Trends

There are many myths about Spain: the rain doesn’t fall mainly on the plain, paella is not the national dish and when it comes to the Spanish climate, it’s not all scorchio. Yes, the costas are waiting for northern Europeans to arrive eac...

Read More July 2021
Top 5 White Wines from Italy
Wine Regions

While Italy’s ruby-hued beauties tend to steal the limelight, this wine producing giant is equally well endowed with weird and wonderful whites, the very best of which offer rewarding cellaring potential.

Read More June 2021
 The Penfolds Californian Collection 2021
Wine Trends

Penfolds is arguably Australia’s most visible wine brand. The single word Penfolds with its cursive script and blood red lettering is instantly recognizable. So much so, that in burgeoning Chinese market, the Penfolds brand has been extensively...

Read More June 2021
How Climate Changes will Change the Wine Climate
Sustainability

How would you feel about uncorking a Grenache from Gevrey-Chambertain or Marsanne from Meursault? Or would you rather start the evening with a Swedish sparkling wine? Global warming is expected to do quite a number on the agricultural regions of the ...

Read More June 2021
The Evolution Of Barolo
Wine Regions

Shoe horning Barolo into either a traditional or modern category has long been outdated. More relevant today is the distinction is between single cru bottlings versus a ‘classic’ blend of sites.

Read More May 2021
Wine Regions

Vintec is delighted to announce the commencement of a partnership with the revered Champagne House, Perrier-Jouët. Vintec Club spoke to the company’s brand ambassador in Australia, Thomas Lapeyre, to learn more about the history of the hou...

Read More May 2021
Temecula Valley vineyards
Wine Regions

Most wine lovers in the US have heard of Temecula, even if they’ve never been there, and there’s a reason for that. It’s a uniquely beautiful area that’s only an hour or so away from some of the most popular and well-known reg...

Read More May 2021
Saumur castle and vineyards in the Loire Valley, France.
Wine Trends

Champagne is still the undisputed heavyweight champion of the sparkling wine world ... isn’t it? With many regions now producing examples that regularly outrank the best champagnes in blind tastings, there are definitely challengers for the cro...

Read More May 2021
sauvignon blanc New Zealand
Wine Regions

Reports of Sauvignon Blanc’s demise have been as greatly exaggerated as Mark Twain’s death. Having become New Zealand’s most important wine variety almost two decades ago, naysayers have since been asking if the country is a one-tri...

Read More May 2021

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