Sooner or later any wine lover comes across the concept of ‘millesime’ or ‘millesime wine’. Let’s speak about what millesimes stand for, why many of them are appreciated so highly by the experts, and how millesime wines should be chosen for one’s enoteca.
Wine labels were the main feature of our blog recently. But we are sure this drink is such a great part of the culture that it would be surprising if wine labels served only for information purposes.
How often do you get to thinking that the wine label contains a lot of obscure information? Did you ever wonder? Indeed, the ability to read the label will dramatically increase the chances of choosing really good wine in a store. Labels, especially those found on French wines, contain lots of abbreviations and symbols.
For some, a glass of wine for breakfast is an attribute of a glamorous lifestyle, a symbol of success and wealth. Others, on the contrary, believe it is only appropriate to have a drink in the evening, or at the very least, in the afternoon.
France’s Beaujolais Nouveau is the most famous young wine with each harvest festively celebrated in France and other countries. This year Beaujolais hits the shelves on November 21. Italian young wines collectively known as Novello wine aren’t as famous or strenuously produced, but they, too, deserve attention.