Saint Laurent – An unknown grape variety

Saint Laurent is a grape variety with a somewhat forgotten origin. In the past, it would have been cultivated in the south-west of France or in Alsace. However, it has disappeared from the French landscape but it has survived in Germany (Rheinhessen and Pfalz),...

Maturing – the period during which the wine matures

The new wine is raw, cloudy and gassy. It is aged between the end of the alcoholic and/or malolactic fermentation and bottling. This period is more or less long depending on whether we are dealing with “primeur” or “garde” wines. Its duration...

Alcohol and calories

Summer is fast approaching and we can legitimately feel reluctant to chain aperitifs or BBQs of all kinds because of alcohol and calories. Alcohol, energy source for the body You can see on the table below the calories taken if one consumes a glass of alcohol of wines...

Luxembourg, the hidden country of wine

Le magazine Vinum consacre quelques pages dans son édition de mars/avril 2022 pour nous faire découvrir le Grand-Duché du Luxembourg. Celui-ci est certes connu pour sa place financière mais son côté épicurien n’a rien à envier à ses pays voisins.   En effet, le...

Riesling, king of grape varieties

Rielsing is said to be the king of grape varieties. Some purists consider it one of the greatest white grape varieties. Who am I? Riesling is a white grape variety, originating from the Rhine Valley and the Moselle. It has an origin from Roman times and its...

Luxembourg is famous!

Clos Mon Vieux Moulin in Dubai   The 2020 Dubai Expo is currently being held from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. This event focuses on mobility, opportunities and sustainability.   Luxembourg is participating in it and if you travel there you can visit...

December, party time!

December, which is coming soon, is a wonderful time of year in every way. It is, among other things, synonymous with bright decorations in the streets, gifts, the soft warmth of a crackling wood fire in the fireplace, a frenzied day both in the shops and on the ski...

Le Crémant – a sparkling star for happiness!

Crémant, this sparkling (or sparkling) wine, that is to say one which contains bubbles, has been enjoying growing success for several years for parties and celebrations. Depending on the volume of gas present in the bottle, we can distinguish: Pearl wine – CO2...

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