What different wine types of wine cellar can be used for storing wine?
One wine cellar can be completely different from another. The way the cellar is designed and installed may vary—depending on the cellar’s primary purpose and the character of the wines it will house—with different options such as its location, interior architecture and temperature to be considered. Sensitive to the slightest change in environment, your wine bottles should be housed in the optimal conditions for a given purpose.
Choosing 1 wine, 1 champagne and 1 wine gift to give for Valentine’s Day
Love is an art, just like sharing a nice bottle of wine or a delicious glass of champagne. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to get ready for February 14th and prepare an unforgettable date for your Valentine. Are you wondering which bottle of wine to serve at your romantic dinner or which champagne to choose to celebrate love? Are you looking for the perfect gift to treat your partner this Valentine’s Day?
What are the ideal wine cellar conditions for wine storage?
Wine is a delicate, living form of heritage that is sensitive to its surroundings and must be treated with care. The ideal wine storage conditions must be established in a wine cellar to preserve the wine and allow it to age without causing any damage to the wine—which could result in losing everything.
How do you decant wine?
Decanting wine is a crucial stage in which a great vintage can be saved—or lost—in a matter of seconds. Any wine specialist, sommelier or oenology fan should be initiated into the art of decanting and aerating wines. This guide will help you learn how to decant a wine, from making preparations to pouring it into […]
What to look for when selecting the perfect corkscrew or wine opener ?
If you want to open a bottle of wine, the corkscrew is the only key to the kingdom. Different kinds of wine opening systems exist, from waiter’s corkscrews to cordless electric wine openers, endless worm corkscrews, lever-type systems and two-prong wine openers. You should consider a number of factors when choosing the perfect wine opener, […]
Why does one drink Champagne to celebrate?
This period was one of new fortunes and some extravagant behaviour. Sparkling champagne, because of its visibly different and mobile nature (the bubbles), and perhaps also for the rapid effect of “euphoria” it produced on those who drank it, was an ideal drink for such consumers. It was different and amusing. The same was […]
Successfully complete your wine cellar project
A serious and festive matter Creating a Wine Space is a serious undertaking. It is about housing a wine collector’s living, constantly renewed, treasure, or that of a restaurant or a wine-grower… But when you create a Cellar, you’re also envisioning a fabulous place of hospitality and sharing, where you can honour and […]
In the heart of the vineyards in Champagne
Pickers and carriers are busy in the vineyard; it’s serious work, but a lot of fun. At the winepress – 2 “Coquards” with 8-tonne sloping surfaces – large arms are busy until late at night: grape must waits for no-one! The gleaming climate-controlled vat room is ready… The cellar master watches over the operation: […]
Wine Elegance In a mansion house on the left bank. The wines, decanted for two hours, are waiting on the immaculate marble of the fireplace, in front of the large mirror. The guest climbs the stairs… The refinement of the 18th century can be seen in the majestic staircase, the large living room, the […]
Aération Douce – Exploreurs
Exploreur® Oenology The glass that lets the wine express itself. Releasing the aromas of wine! Inhale first the wine in the glass; then swirl your wine in your Exploreur® Oenology glass for a few seconds and then breathe in the difference. As the wine moves against the wall of the glass, the intensity of its […]