What’s the difference between Syrah and Shiraz?

Eddie McDougall

Same grape, so why a different name? Syrah is a French grape variety native to the Northern Rhône, in the east of Fra...

The Basic Differences Between Bordeaux Wine

Kyle Oosterberg

It's easier said than done when it comes to France due to how important its role is in the wine world. Before you ...

Have Your MBA But Know Nothing About The Wine Lifestyle?

Eddie McDougall

Get ready for another instalment of The Flying Winemaker's Crash Course in Wine and since I’ll be your instructor, I ...

A Port Story - How It All Began

Eddie McDougall

Port is an iconic wine with a lot of history made in the Douro Valley of Portugal.  However, port is actually not a P...

The Differences Of Italian Wine Classifications

Eddie McDougall

Wine labels are not always straightforward. Wines that come from the Old World can be a nightmare to decipher, especi...

Understanding The Differences Between Barolo & Barbaresco

Eddie McDougall

The first question we should ask ourselves is how does Barolo differ from Barbaresco. Is it the classic Bordeuax riva...

Different Levels Of Sweetness In Champagne

Eddie McDougall

Champagne and sparkling wines are the go to wines for celebrations and festivities. Not only that, but they make gre...

Riding the Champagne Rosé Wave in Hong Kong

Eddie McDougall

Legend has it that it was the widow (Veuve) Clicquot herself who created the very first blended champagne rosé 200 ye...

Understanding Sparkling Wine Production Methods

Eddie McDougall

The first thing that pops in mind when we think of a bubbly wine is most likely to be Champagne. Moreover, we see Cha...

What's the Difference Between Pinot Gris and Grigio?

Eddie McDougall

Two wines, one grape – welcome to the world of gris and grigio.  We're often asked to explain the difference between ...
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