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We debunk 8 myths about wine storage

Storing wine is an ancient art, but not a mysterious one. Nor is it overly complicated. In fact, it's quite simple: wine lasts longer and tastes better when stored in an environment that resembles a wine cellar. But if you've ever leafed through a beautiful home magazine or watched one of the many popular home improvement programmes, you might think that there are several ways to store wine. And indeed, there are designers who turn wine into an accessory, using the bottles as a form of artistic expression, completely ignoring the practical needs of the wine. However, if you collect [...]

By |17. February 2023|Weinlager|

Terroir, minerality and other misunderstandings

There is probably no more misunderstood term in the language of wine than "terroir". Only one other contender comes to mind, and that is "minerality". But more on that later. "Terroir" means "area" in French. And that says it all. Terroir is not the soil. When I hear "Münsterland" or "Schwyz", I don't think first of the pedological characteristics of these regions! Terroir in the wine means nothing more than what is typical of the area, what is characteristic of that region. The two most important factors that makeup terroir are the human factor, the local customs of viticulture and [...]

By |27. July 2022|Uncategorized|

Farewell to Château Angélus

Will the departure of Château Angélus from the Saint-Émilion classification system have an impact on wine sales? The classification system in Bordeaux has been in place since 1855 when Napoleon III demanded it. And in the future? Perhaps it needs a new emperor again to enforce a new wine classification. Because originally no wine from Saint-Emilion made it into this 1855 classification, the region's leaders decided, 100 years later, to create their own classification, which would be updated about every 10 years. But France no longer has a dictator, and perhaps the American culture is more influential than they want [...]

By |6. January 2022|Bordeaux|

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