Alcohol-free wine

A new market? This trend is confirmed worldwide. The market for alcohol-free wines is booming. It has grown by 7% in 2022 and represents more than $3.8 billion worldwide. In France, sales in 2022 rose by 3.7% to almost 20 million euros. In volume terms, this...

Esca: Significant decrease depending on the size

The most known wood diseases are: Esca, Eutypiosis and BDA (Black Dead Arm). Several precautionary measures are to be taken in the conduct of the vineyard: mode and date of pruning, control of fertilization or water supply. Depending on the contamination, the affected...

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...

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...

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