Month: September 2021

Champagne Alcohol Percentage: How Much Alcohol Is In One Glass?

On average, champagne alcohol percentage is usually around 12%. That means a few glasses of champagne or any sparkling wines can raise your blood alcohol levels. Simply looking at the alcohol by volume or champagne alcohol level information is not enough to make intelligent decisions about alcoholic beverages. When you know the typical champagne alcohol […]

Unoaked Chardonnay: Flavors, Food Pairing & Wine Regions

Good unoaked Chardonnay is made using stainless steel and other non-wood methods. If you don’t’ like the buttery flavor in oaked Chardonnay, unoaked Chardonnay is well worth trying. What Does Unoaked Chardonnay Taste Like? The Chardonnay grape is made in many different styles and winemaking techniques, so it isn’t easy to generalize. The taste will […]

Wine Quest 4: L’Equilbre (Languedoc-Roussillon, France)

Welcome to wine 4 in my AOC wine quest. In this wine review, we’re traveling to the south of France. The wine comes from the AOC Peznas appellation in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. Wine Key Details Producer: Villa Symposia Region: Languedoc-Roussillon Alcohol: 14% Grape Varieties: Syrah, Grenache, Carignan Year: 2017 The LCBO describes this wine as […]

Vouvray Wine: The Delightful White Wine of France’s Loire Valley

Vouvray wine is a French white wine made from the Chenin Blanc wine grape. Picking up a bottle from the Loire Valley is a great place to start. Wine lovers enjoy Vouray because of Chenin Blanc’s rarity compared to other popular varieties like Sauvignon Blanc. Vouvray Wine: Taste and Sweetness Levels As you browse among […]

What is Claret Wine? Inside The British Love For French Wine

Claret wine is a popular British term used by British wine lovers and the British wine trade. This traditional wine term refers to a wide variety of Bordeaux-style blend red wine from the Bordeaux region of France. Claret Wine: When Did The People Start Using It? For fun, let’s take a look at the definition […]

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