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 information is not enough to make intelligent decisions about alcoholic beverages. Why Having One Glass of Champagne Is Rare A single glass of wine, still or sparkling, is … [Read more...] about Champagne Alcohol Percentage: What You Really Need To Know To Drink Safely
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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 change when you avoid … [Read more...] about Unoaked Chardonnay: Flavors, Food Pairing & Wine Regions
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 SymposiaRegion: Languedoc-RoussillonAlcohol: 14%Grape Varieties: Syrah, Grenache, CarignanYear: 2017 The LCBO describes this wine as coming from the … [Read more...] about Wine Quest 4: L’Equilbre (Languedoc-Roussillon, France)
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 the wide range of white wines at your local wine … [Read more...] about Vouvray Wine: The Delightful White Wine of France’s Loire Valley
Claret wine is a popular British term used by British wine lovers and the British wine trade. It refers to a Bordeaux-style blend of 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 of claret from the Oxford English Dictionary: “A name originally given (like French vin clairet) to … [Read more...] about What is Claret Wine?