Music has the power to alter our emotions and change the way we perceive things around us, that’s a fact. But would it be possible that people drinking wine with the accompaniment of music would perceive the wine to have taste characteristics reflecting the nature of the concurrent music? Read this article and discover some

Can music influence our wine and the way it tastes?

Music has the power to alter our emotions and change the way we perceive things around us, that’s a fact. But would it be possible that people drinking wine with the accompaniment of music would perceive the wine to have taste characteristics reflecting the nature of the concurrent music? Read this article and discover some

A wine and cheese party gives you an opportunity to enjoy and use your home bar and wine cellar. It is fun and an elegant way to entertain your friends and colleagues. A typical wine and cheese party is held in the evening. Here, you can serve a variety of wine and cheeses that go

Create a wine and cheese party with your friends

A wine and cheese party gives you an opportunity to enjoy and use your home bar and wine cellar. It is fun and an elegant way to entertain your friends and colleagues. A typical wine and cheese party is held in the evening. Here, you can serve a variety of wine and cheeses that go

5 tips to become a wine expert Everyone has strong opinions about what they think you should drink, but it’s time to listen to yourself ! below are five steps, follow them and become a wine expert. Everybody can become better at wine, I’m not telling you to become an amateur sommelier, but you only need to know few tips

How to become a wine expert !

5 tips to become a wine expert Everyone has strong opinions about what they think you should drink, but it’s time to listen to yourself ! below are five steps, follow them and become a wine expert. Everybody can become better at wine, I’m not telling you to become an amateur sommelier, but you only need to know few tips

A true symbol of French gastronomy, cheese is a product known for its strong taste as well as the odour that it gives off. We must admit that even for those used to it, cheese that can accidentally be forgotten in the fridge for too long can quickly become unbearable for the nostrils (but still

Top 10 of the stinkiest cheeses !

A true symbol of French gastronomy, cheese is a product known for its strong taste as well as the odour that it gives off. We must admit that even for those used to it, cheese that can accidentally be forgotten in the fridge for too long can quickly become unbearable for the nostrils (but still

A cheese’s style can differ on several metrics: the milk it is made of, the cheese maker and his knowledge and expertise, as well as its place of production and the livestock used. As soon as one of these metrics changes, the finished product will no longer be the same. But how, then, can we

Farmhouse cheese, artisan, dairy and industrial, what is the difference?

A cheese’s style can differ on several metrics: the milk it is made of, the cheese maker and his knowledge and expertise, as well as its place of production and the livestock used. As soon as one of these metrics changes, the finished product will no longer be the same. But how, then, can we

After the visual and olfactory examination, what about the gustatory examination? Flavour gives you information about the quality and age of the wine. This involves analysing your sensations from the moment the wine enters your mouth up to the moments following spitting (aromatic persistence).   The first mouthful Drink a small mouthful of wine and

Tasting your wine – Step 3 : Finally, gustatory appreciation!

After the visual and olfactory examination, what about the gustatory examination? Flavour gives you information about the quality and age of the wine. This involves analysing your sensations from the moment the wine enters your mouth up to the moments following spitting (aromatic persistence).   The first mouthful Drink a small mouthful of wine and

In this approach to wine, you need to concentrate intensely. Ideally it is even better to close your eyes. This involves gathering all your knowledge together, and above all your olfactory memories: one wine will remind you of the smell of your grandmother’s jams, while another wine will evoke the Breton beach from your last

Tasting your wine – Step 2 : Olfactory appreciation

In this approach to wine, you need to concentrate intensely. Ideally it is even better to close your eyes. This involves gathering all your knowledge together, and above all your olfactory memories: one wine will remind you of the smell of your grandmother’s jams, while another wine will evoke the Breton beach from your last

The visual examination is the opening of the tasting session: it allows you to identify the qualities or defects of the wine, its type, its age and its state of preservation. Wine is first and foremost red, rosé or white, but there exists an infinite number of nuances to better describe each of these colours.

Tasting your wine – Step 1: Visual examination

The visual examination is the opening of the tasting session: it allows you to identify the qualities or defects of the wine, its type, its age and its state of preservation. Wine is first and foremost red, rosé or white, but there exists an infinite number of nuances to better describe each of these colours.

To store your wine well, you must pay attention to the temperature, humidity, and light levels in your wine cellar.  There are many little things that can have an effect on the quality of your stored wine.

How to store and age your wine ?

To store your wine well, you must pay attention to the temperature, humidity, and light levels in your wine cellar.  There are many little things that can have an effect on the quality of your stored wine.

The inseparable partner of the bottle of wine and recognisable thanks to the noise it makes when you separate them, the cork is essential to wine but can sometimes harm it. How do you therefore recognise a corked wine?

How to recognise cork taint in your wine ?

The inseparable partner of the bottle of wine and recognisable thanks to the noise it makes when you separate them, the cork is essential to wine but can sometimes harm it. How do you therefore recognise a corked wine?

Even though screw caps were developed for wine, particularly abroad, the cork still dominates in France. The opening of a bottle of wine therefore mainly occurs through the use of a bottle opener, but other methods are possible. Using a bottle opener – yes, but which one ? The bottle opener appeared over the course

How to open your bottle of wine ? With a corkscrew of course… but not necessarily

Even though screw caps were developed for wine, particularly abroad, the cork still dominates in France. The opening of a bottle of wine therefore mainly occurs through the use of a bottle opener, but other methods are possible. Using a bottle opener – yes, but which one ? The bottle opener appeared over the course

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