Fascinating Wines

Finding Ancient Big Wine Bottles

Finding Ancient Big Wine Bottles… digging around in old cellars in the Medoc, Bordeaux, France. Since the Chateaus are making extraordinary wines, imagine how great the slowly aged wines must be if opened up. Temptation! #bigbottle #medoc #bordeaux #ewr #imagine #temptation#oldwine #ewr

Have you tried it?

Calling all wine lovers: Lidl, a European grocery store (with a few U.S. locations in the Carolinas and Virginia) won an award for their house Crémant de Bourgogne Blanc NV. This 8£/$10 Crémant is ranked one of the best in the world, winning the International Wine & Spirits Competition’s Silver Outstanding award. This distinction puts up in the same category [...]

Tequila

Tequila is made the same way as wine, except using blue agave versus grapes, and tequila is distilled at the end of the process. Same process of fermenting the fruit, punching down the pulp into the liquid (as seen in the large photo) and aged in oak barrels. And, just as labeling laws in France require a Bordeaux only [...]