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Five Wine Books for Beginners to Start Your Wine Journey

When it comes to learning about wine, there is a plenty of wine books out there to choose from.

If you are a beginner who is fascinated about wine and want to learn about it, or maybe you just want to feel more confident when choosing wine for your next barbeque or a romantic dinner, this blog post is for you. I selected 5 wine books that will help you to choose wine with confidence and to drink with joy.

Orange is a New Red

Have you ever wondered what Orange Wine is?       

In short,  it’s a white wine made like red. It’s made from white grapes only. The juice is left in contact with the grape skins and seeds in a vessel. Oxidation and a long skin contact the wine creates a deep orange-hued wine with a very particular taste. Learn what orange wine tastes like, how to pair it with food and serve. Here is your orange wine guide with wine recommendations.

«Come Quickly, I’m Tasting the Stars!»

It is what supposedly said Dom Perignon, a French Benedictine monk, when tasting the first champagne. While the monk made important contributions to the production and quality of champagne wine, he didn’t invent sparkling wine, nor was he the first to make champagne. Learn how Champagne is made and what’s the difference between Champagne & Prosecco.

Little-Known Wine Facts About Cleopatra

Cleopatra – the last pharaoh and one of the most powerful rulers of Egypt, a debauched temptress and a woman of superior intellect. It turned out that she was also a huge wine lover along with Marc Antony, a Roman general and her lover, who by the way, was declared the New Dionysus, a god of wine, happiness, and immortality.