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 Wine Junkies love drinking Champagne, and we wrote a blog about this heavenly wine some time ago, click here to read that article. This time we were invited for a Champagne tasting by the renowned house Charles Heidsieck. You can imagine how excited we were 😊 Heidsieck is an established name in Champagne and … More A Bubbly Afternoon With Champagne Charlie
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
On our recent trip Down Under this time we visited Yarra Valley in Victoria. Only one hour’s drive from Melbourne this is one of Australia’s oldest wine growing regions, dating back to 1838. This cool climate area is famous for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir as well as its sparkling wines. Probably the best-known sparkling … More Our Visit to Yarra Valley, Australia
We agree that wine is all about what’s inside the bottle, but certain bottles are more appealing than others. According to research, most consumers decide which wine they buy based on the packaging, or the design of the wine bottle and label. The Wine Junkies selected the 10 most beautiful wine labels ever made. … More The 10 Most Beautiful Wine Labels
With the summer holidays just behind us, now is the time to start planning for your next holidays. Whenever The Wine Junkies take a vacation, wine always plays an important role. In this post, we recommend you our top 10 most beautiful wine regions in the world which are definitely worth your visit. Mosel – … More Top 10 Most Beautiful Wine Regions in the World
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?
After having seen the movie BottleShock (highly recommended if you haven’t seen it before) we know what kind of effect a flight can have on wine. But how about wine served in the cabin? Is it also affected in a similar way? Or do we taste the wine different because of the high altitude and … More Wine on board of planes
Who doesn’t love Champagne? We know we do! But what is that makes Champagne so special? The term Champagne is often used for any kind of sparkling wine, but as a matter of fact the term Champagne is has a protected status. Let’s have a look at the definition of Champagne wine; Champagne … More What is it about Champagne?
Why is it we love wine so much and prefer it over any other beverage? There is something magical about wine and that’s not just because Jesus turned water into wine. Wine is much more than just fermented grape juice and there’s a few great quotes from famous people that manage to describe it in … More What we love about wine