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Fine Wine online - Top 10 tips for buying good wine online

Fine Wine online – Top 10 tips for buying good wine online

Interested in fine wine online?  Buying wine is an art and one learns the tips and tricks to buy fine wine with time. Here are 10 tips for you if you are going to buy wine on the internet for the first time. 1. Safe payment If you want to buy wine on the internet […]

Pomerol

Pomerol

The region of Pomerol resides on the Right Bank of the Dordogne River, nearby St-Emilion, and is the smallest of the most famous Bordeaux regions.  Its vineyards cover less than 2,000 acres, producing approximately 5.3 million bottles annually.  Despite its size, Pomerol enjoys a reputation for producing some of the highest quality red wines in […]

Sauternes and Barsac

Sauternes and Barsac

Sauternes and Barsac, one of two subregions within the encompassing wine region of Graves, resides on the Left Bank of the Gironde River, south of the city of Bordeaux. The subregion is approximately 4,500 acres, producing 4.5 million bottles, on average, yearly.  Sauternes and Barsac is famous internationally for its desert wines, which are powerful, […]

Saint-Émilion

Saint-Émilion

Saint-Émilon is located on the Right Bank of the Dordogne River, east of Pomerol, and is the largest of the Bordeaux wine regions.  Its vineyards stretch across approximately 13,000 acres, representing 6% of the overall vineyards of the Bordeaux.  Annually, the region produces 36 million bottles of wine. Saint-Émilion produces exclusively red wine, which is […]

The Left Bank

The Left Bank

Left Bank refers to the west bank of the Gironde River, and is one of 2 major areas of the Bordeaux (the other being the Right Bank).  The most famous wine regions within the Left Bank area are St-Estephe, Pauillac, St. Julien and Margaux.  The area also includes the Médoc appellations.  A forest encompasses the […]

Buying Wine Online - Common scams and how to avoid them

Buying Wine Online – Common scams and how to avoid them

Wine is one of the most traded things on the internet and if you are lucky enough, you can find yourself a great deal. However, one has to be careful while buying wine on the internet. Following are some of the things you should do while buying wine online. 1. Escrow is the best option […]

Pauillac

Pauillac

The region of Pauillac is located on the Left Bank of the Gironde River in the area of Médoc, south of St-Estèphe, and north of St-Julien.  The region consists of approximately 2,700 acres, with several chateaux situated on a 100-foot summit.  Its 115 vineyards produce approximately 8.5 million bottles of wine annually. Wines produced in […]

Wine by the Case - How to save money and get great wine

Wine by the Case – How to save money and get great wine

A wine case usually has 12 standard wine bottles, containing a toal of 9 litres of wine. Buying wine by the case can save you a lot of money. Here are a few reasons why is it preferable to buy wine by the case. 1. Shipping charges Shipping charges are normally decreased when you buy wine […]

Pessac-Léognan

Pessac-Léognan

Pessac-Léognan is one of two subregions within the wine region of Graves, located southeast of the city of Bordeaux along the Left Bank of the Gironde River.  Graves derives its name from the region’s extremely gravely soil.  The region is unique in that it is the only Bordeaux wine region that produces red wine, dry […]