How Sweet!

How Sweet!

Sweet wines are often overlooked and reduced to being desert wines instead of being enjoyed for what they are.In our book, they are a sweet and delicate surprise that should...
January 20, 2021
Go Organic!

Go Organic!

Simply put, organic wines are produced with organically grown grapes, free from pesticides, herbicides and GMO yeasts. Although sulfites levels might differ, the most common point to highlight is that...
January 14, 2021
Château Qanafar: The Detailed Work of a Meticulous Winemaker

Château Qanafar: The Detailed Work of a Meticulous Winemaker

  A fascinating sight in the West of Lebanon’s Bekaa valley, Château Qanafar greets its visitors with a pleasant blend of architectural ambition and rich valley landscapes. Château Qanafar is...
December 16, 2020
What makes Lebanese wine what it is?

What makes Lebanese wine what it is?

  Winemaking in Lebanon dates back to Phoenician rule. The Lebanese winemaking industry has been relatively active in the recent past, with a current count of 60 wineries compared to...
October 16, 2020
Heading to your first wine-tasting?  Here’s how to make the most of it

Heading to your first wine-tasting? Here’s how to make the most of it

Wine-tasting events can be very enjoyable, especially if they’re experienced with good company. To make the most of a wine-tasting event, there are a number of things to be mindful...
November 06, 2017
Notes and Impressions from a VINIFEST 2017 visitor

Notes and Impressions from a VINIFEST 2017 visitor

Interesting show. Several good surprises, some of which can even be called amazing. Overall Lebanese wine quality still on an upward trend. Lebanese Wine discovery: Chateau Marsyas red 2012: Amazing....
October 16, 2017
Where do wine aromas come from?

Where do wine aromas come from?

Wine drinking is a multidimensional experience, and is savored by all our senses. The ability to identify the subtlest of flavors and aromas takes a bit of practice but only...
July 25, 2017
This is how you can store wine!

This is how you can store wine!

Wine drinking is a common activity that isn’t limited to occasions. It has become a pleasure in itself, or a means to bring people together, celebrate, or unwind at the...
May 26, 2017
On Lebanese Wine…Q&A with Mr. Zafer Chaoui, UVL President

On Lebanese Wine…Q&A with Mr. Zafer Chaoui, UVL President

1- What, in your opinion, is one thing that truly distinguishes Lebanese wine? The exceptional weather permits for the Lebanese wineries to produce natural wine with almost no use of...
February 20, 2017
A Wine affair… Pairing herbs with wine

A Wine affair… Pairing herbs with wine

Why is wine-herb pairing a good idea? It’s one more way you could enjoy your wine drinking experience. By pairing the right wine with the right dish, the flavors are...
January 16, 2017
5 things to completely avoid on a wine date!

5 things to completely avoid on a wine date!

It’s always nice to spend time getting to know one another over a nice meal and a good bottle of wine. While you’re trying to make the best impression on...
December 14, 2016
Pairing Lebanese Wine and Lebanese Food

Pairing Lebanese Wine and Lebanese Food

Il y a les repas du dimanche. Des grandes tablées, pas mal de bruit au restaurant ou à la maison, des enfants, des vieux, des jeunes et des adultes, toutes...
November 07, 2016