We went to the open day at the Tsiakkas Winery in Cyprus, on the Pitsilia Cyprus Wine Route. We tasted award winning Cyprus wine, commadaria and zivania. We also found a story of the amazing Tsiakkas Wine family, filled with the drama of a hailstorm in June in Cyprus and… Read More »Visit to Tsiakkas Winery & Tasting Cyprus Wine
Do histamines in wine give you a headache? Do you have a histamine intolerance? Get the facts you need to know about histamines in wine in general and red wine and headaches in particular. Find out all about histamines in wine side effects and get actionable tips on how to… Read More »Histamines in Wine: Everything You Need To Know
Pairing wine with salad can be complicated because there are such a range of flavours available. This classic chicken Caesar salad recipe is a perfect example of a lunchtime wine pairing. The parmesan flavour of the sauce can make choosing wine and cheese salad dressing difficult. An acidic white wine… Read More »What Goes With Caesar Salad? Pairing Wine And Salad!
Wine Bottle Dimple! What is that concave dimple at the bottom of your wine bottle for? What is it called? Where did it come from? And why don’t they just make bottles flat? The wine bottle dimple is Annabelle’s topic for today. To find out all about the wine bottle… Read More »The Wine Bottle Dimple: Why is it there?
Today, Annabelle proposes an unusual Gewurztraminer food pairing: Gewurztraminer wine and the Eastern Mediterranean dessert baklava. Does the pairing work? The distinct Gewurztraminer taste marries perfectly with this exotic dessert. Watch the video to find out why! And stick around until the end to discover the secret to pairing white… Read More »Amazing Gewürztraminer Wine and Food Pairing
Why do wines have corks? And, are screw cap wines inferior to wines with corks? In today’s video Annabelle McVine discusses screw top wine and wine cork to answer this viewer question. The humble wine screw cap has been the cause of much debate over the years. And everyone loves… Read More »Cork vs Screw Cap: Why don’t all bottles have screw caps?