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Spain has the largest surface area of vineyards in the world. It’s also the third largest wine producer on the planet which makes it harder to know which wineries to stop at when you visit Spain. Since Spain is a country full of tradition, know-how and wine history it is difficult to narrow the list of most famous wineries down to just 10, but the ones selected have been chosen because they are great wineries with beautiful architecture, high-quality... read more

May is the perfect time for a vineyard visit, whether you are in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere! South of the equator, in Australia, South Africa and Argentina, harvest time is over and the fermentation process is just beginning with this year’s grapes. You might be lucky enough to sample some wine straight from the barrel! In the Northern hemisphere, in France, USA and Italy, as temperatures rise to between 1... read more

With warmer weather comes cravings for lighter summery foods, and what’s more estival than seafood? More than that, what seafood isn’t enjoyed best with a wine? With there being so many options in both categories, it can be difficult to know what the best pairings would be. Never fear, we’re here to help you out with that! We’ve compiled a number of popular wine possibilities with an array of seafood favorites.  ... read more

Some things are just meant to be paired together. Peanut butter and jelly, tomato and basil, coffee and cream. Without one, the other seems to fall short of our appetites expectation. The pairing of steak and wine is no exception. Steak is a favorite primal fare, but there is no denying that it tastes even better with a cultivated wine. Fortunately for those who refuse to enjoy a steak without a wine there are plenty of global options to keep... read more

A summer wedding can be pretty tricky weather wise. You never know if it’s going to be too hot or too windy, if it’s going to rain or if the sun will shine on your big day. You may not be able to plan the weather for your wedding, but you can make sure the wine is just right. Here’s your wine guide for the perfect summer wedding. You’ll Want Variety Everyone... read more

Going to a fancy restaurant this week and want to impress your date or potential business partner by showing your sophisticated side? Great! There’s nothing wrong with wanting to make a good (and lasting) impression. What won’t look so good is embarrassing yourself, right? Show how cultured you are by ordering wine like a true sommelier. Thankfully, you don’t have to take long classes to master this. Vintopia and Visme ... read more

Spring is almost upon us, so there's only one way to celebrate - discover the best food and wine events taking place all over the world in March.   What’s happening in the vineyard? There’s a lot happening this time of the year, in the Southern Hemisphere especially, with countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and South Africa being really busy right now. Guess why? It’s harvest time! Longed for all year... read more

In the midst of winter, wine is your go-to drink. You can pour a glass of red to go with your favorite roasted meats. You pop bottles of sparkling wine on New Year’s Eve. And you add spices and citrus zests to warm wine for the perfect cozy companion for winter caroling. So, what are you supposed to do with the sweet stuff over the summer? Surprisingly enough, there are just as many pours to go around when... read more

Photo credit: Serge Esteve -   A Sommelier is an expert trained in how to taste and pair wine to perfection. Sommelier’s are wine experts that simply get paid to taste wine. But a wine expert does more than that. Wine takes time to age. Experts know the best of wine in each and every season.  Every vineyard has a season to harvest the grapes for wine, but the grape clusters bud in the... read more

Greece: the cradle of Western civilization, where democracy, political science, mathematical principles etc. and the secret of good living were born. Greece is also the land of Dionysos, god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine. Over the last decades, Greek winemakers have been working hard to improve the quality of their sunny wines. Therefore, Greece is now considered the “new European wine country”, able to compete with famous wine destinations such as Italy. Moreover, the Aegean islands,... read more