Champagne Piper-Heidsieck, A Red Carpet’s Favourite

Mark Twain said about Champage that “too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” The Wine Junkies, being Champagne lovers, can perfectly adhere to that. We therefore graciously accepted the invitation from Piper-Heidsieck for a tasting of their range of bubbles. Champagne runs in the blood of the Heidsieck family. … More Champagne Piper-Heidsieck, A Red Carpet’s Favourite

Smoky Sips of Wine

A while ago the Wine Junkies organized a wine & cigar pairing dinner. A not so conventional pairing, especially given the dominant character of some cigars. It was a successful event with some great feedback from the cigar lovers who attended. As the Wine Junkies also appreciate the occasional cigar, we thought it would be … More Smoky Sips of Wine

The Cool Wines of Mornington Peninsula, Australia

On our recent trip to Australia one of the must-visit regions was the Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne. We heard great stories about the wine produced in this cool-climate peninsula surrounded by the ocean, but never had the chance to experience the wines made there. There’s only about 50 wineries and just under 2,000 acres … More The Cool Wines of Mornington Peninsula, Australia

Is Decanting Wine Only Done to Impress Your Dinner Guests?

Decanting wine looks cool. Firstly, there is the carafe, which comes in many different styles and sizes. But besides that, is there actually any point why you would decant your wine? Is it only to impress your guests at the dinner table?   The Wine Junkies did some research and we have the answers here … More Is Decanting Wine Only Done to Impress Your Dinner Guests?