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What Wine Goes with Lamb?
Good wine can be such a great accompaniment to food, it can bring out the rich flavours or complement a beautifully seasoned meal. But when it comes to picking the perfect wine it can be tricky, especially for such a...
5 Must-Try Wines For Autumn
Understandably, we’re in need of comfort. Comfort that goes beyond sweaters, binge-watching Netflix, and fondue. We need wine. While we’re not quite ready for Barolo, Sagrantino, or Amarone to carry us through winter, we need something more to get us through...
Amazing Red: Nerello Mascalese
Nerello Mascalese is a light-bodied red wine that primarily grows on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily. Despite its rarity, the wine offers amazing value and a taste profile that’s often likened to fine Pinot Noir. Find out what...
What happens to vineyard in the fall?
During the fall months, vineyards are beginning their harvest season. This usually goes from September through November. During this time grapes are being plucked from the vines and being made into the wine that will soon be on your table....
7 Best Food and Wine Combos for Holiday Parties
We all have those holiday parties where we meet up, celebrate, and share a meal. It is during these occasions among many others like birthday party invitations that nothing is allowed to go wrong, especially the food. Every meal must...
How Many Glasses in a Bottle of Wine?
Have you ever wondered how many glasses in a bottle of wine there are? If you’re the average person, probably not, you simply pour the wine into your glass until you decide you have the right amount, and you enjoy. There’s normally...
Prosecco vs Champagne – The Ultimate Guide
Although they are far from the only two sparkling wines in the world, Champagne and Prosecco are perhaps two of the most famous. They share bubbles and an association with the celebratory and festivities, but these two drinks are vastly...
The Sweetness Levels of Sparkling Wines
Technically, every white wine can be made sweet, depending on when it was picked and how much sugar was left after the fermentation. Because of this, you can’t always depend on the varietal of wine to tell you how sweet the...
Wines for the BBQ
Choosing appropriate wines for your BBQ is pretty easy and should follow a few simple guidelines. Generally speaking BBQ food flavours are big and bold, it’s likely that meats will have been marinated, or coated in herbs and spice mix....
Gavi: One of Italy’s Best White Wines
Italy is obviously renown for the quality of its red wines, the Chiantis, the Barolos, the Montepulcianos and many more. As for whites, it’s very famous for quaffable simple expressions such as its Pinot Grigio or Prosecco if we talk...
How to Taste Wine & Develop Your Palate - Part 2
This is the second part of a two-parts article. If you missed the first part, you can find it here: https://vinifero.ch/blogs/discover/how-to-taste-wine-part-1   The First Step: Looking As all foodies, chefs, and food experts will tell you, eating or drinking is an...
How to Taste Wine & Develop Your Palate - Part 1
Wine is so much more than just a delicious alcoholic beverage. It’s a drink produced as a result of a unique chemical reaction that turns the fruit, juice, and skins of grapes into a form of ethanol that depresses the...
Pairing Wine With Pasta
You should consider pasta simply as a canvas to deliver the accompanying ingredients, that's why the best tip on pairing wine with pasta is to ignore the pasta and pay attention to the sauce.  Here are 4 popular pasta dishes with...
3 Top Reasons To Drink Drinking Organic Wines
Earth day is just around the corner (it's next Thursday) and what a better way to celebrate it than with a good bottle of wine, obviously organic?  If you need a little nudge, here are our top reasons to drink organic wines:  ...
Wines for Easter
Wines for Easter 2021 Easter time is the first big occasion for get togethers, and family meals that comes after Christmas (for obvious reasons). The food is not usually as lavish or rich, and accompanying wines do not have to...
5 top Italian women in wine business
Today it’s the International Women’s Day and we are here to present you some of the most brilliant, successful, and innovative women in the Italian wine business.   Eleonora and Gloria Barale Eleonora and her sister Gloria represent the fifth...
Factors Affecting Wines Prices
The equation of your wine Here at Vinifero we would like to be as transparent as possible with our customers, and for that reason we want to explain the reason of our prices, that can be seen higher that the...
Top 5 Italian wines for St Valentin's Day
Champagne long ago won the image battle for bragging rights about love in the wine realm, but nowadays a number of wines are becoming more and more popular for St. Valentine’s Day. Here are our favorites.   Prosecco (Veneto) This...
Quick Guide to Nebbiolo Grape
Nebbiolo is the temperamental grape of royalty in Italy. It is used in the wines of the Piedmont region in the Northwest of Italy. The most renowned areas using Nebbiolo are the famous vineyards around Barolo and Barbaresco villages, followed...
5 Best Mulled Wine Recipes From Around the World
January is just around the corner, which means it’s getting darker and it’s getting colder. With the temperature threatening to plummet, there’s one very important thing to stock up on: wine! With plenty of wine, you can make all the mulled...
Top Christmas Wines 2020
We can all agree that 2020 has been a peculiar year, and this Christmas will probably be not as festive as usual. But we still want you to celebrate it in the best possible way, so we thought of 10...