Category: Wine 101

What is Vegan Wine ?

Always on the lookout for trends, some are interested in vegan wine. After the organic wine, the natural wine and the orange wine, more and more wines are labelled with a vegan logo. But what does wine have to do with vegan products ?

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What about acidity in wine

Acidity is an essential constituent of wine. This is what gives the impression of freshness and the sour or tangy side of a white, a rosé or even a red wine. And we know it perhaps less, but the acidity also contributes to slow down the process of deterioration of the wine. Explanations.

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Vinho Verde, anyone ?

First of all, vinho verde (pronounced Vigno verday) means green wine in Portuguese. But, do not expect to see a green apple color or in any way fluorescent like kryptonite that even Superman could not refuse. But I digress … In fact, in this case we do not speak of « green wine » but rather of « young wine ». And young,  vinho verde is, since it is usually bottled from three to six months after the harvest. The vines grown to compose this one of a kind wine are located in the northwest of Portugal, in a region rather lush, thanks...

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