The Medoc is a AOC wine. AOC stands for Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée. This is a French certification to certain geographical regions protection for the use of the name. Long story short, basically, the word Medoc can only be used for wine made in the region of Medoc in Bordeaux, France. Another popular example is the […]
This wine is one of the most special wine that I have bought. It is steeped in history. Why? Hardy is a big wine producer of Australian wine. Frankly, I don’t really enjoy wine from Hardy’s and hence, I seldom buy it. However, this is no ordinary wine from Hardy’s. This is the Tintara. What
I first tasted Hoegaarden many years ago in Europe when someone introduced me to it. It was a niche or craft beer, way before craft beer was popular. Even white beer or ale was not as popular. It was completely a lager era. I was glad that I tried. The beer looks murky when poured.
I am quite a fan of Sauvignon Blanc from the Marlborough region in New Zealand. My previous encounters have been positive and I can’t wait for the next. The next happens to be a oddly named Yealand Sauvignon Blanc 2019. Yealand as is in (New) Zealand? Actually, it’s because it was established by Peter Yealands.
Many years ago, non-alcoholic beer does not taste like beer. In fact, they taste really weird. Nowadays, modern non-alcoholic or low-alcohol beer is very close to the real thing. Even big brands are jumping on the bandwagon. Non-alcoholic beer has a big market in Arab countries or to those under 21, where consumption of alcohol
The most popular red wine is the Cabernet Sauvignon. Unfortunately, because of it’s popularity, the quality can vary hugely. Some are really good and some can be downright bad. So buying one can be a hit and miss affair. This Barton & Guestier costs slightly above average for a table wine. So hopefully it is
Hite. Is it pronounced like high-tea or more like hit-there? Nobody knows. What is ice point filtration system? No idea. Apparently, it’s the way of keeping temperatures low when the beer is processed. Well, it’s the first Korean beer that I’ve tried. I don’t see many Korean beers, so I didn’t set any high expectations.
The Marlborough wine region is New Zealand’s largest wine region, accounting for 70% of it’s wine growing area. And the most popular grape variety is the Sauvignon Blanc. I had a really nice Sauvignon Blanc from this same region and hopefully this stands up to it. It does! This wine it dry without being too