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. Chateau … 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 for … 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 noun [ … 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