Which Chardonnay food Pairings are the Best?

Introduction It is a well-known fact that Chardonnay produces a wide range of flavours. The reason being it’s ability to grow under various climatological conditions. The colder the climate, the tighter the aromas and the higher the acidity: green apple, unripe pear and white flowers. Chablis and champagne are the classic examples here. In slightly warmer climates… Read More »

How to Describe Chardonnay Wine

Introduction The Chardonnay is one of the best-known (white) grapes in the world. It is not easy to describe how it tastes, as it has so many different faces. For example, Chardonnay without wood ageing and from cool climates tastes very fresh and light. In warmer climates Chardonnays are oily, golden wines that show exuberant… Read More »

Is White Wine Acidic?

Introduction A common complaint of inexperienced wine drinkers is that a particular wine tastes acid. But subsequently they have difficulty to explain what this “acidity” exactly means. A common complaint of experienced wine drinkers is that a wine has “strange, immature acids”. When asked, also they then cannot adequately tell you what they mean. To… Read More »

More top Chardonnay wines for the UK market

Introduction Here I would like to offer another great opportunity to find out about some outstanding Chardonnays, mostly from Europe and supplied by the company: FromVineyardsDirect. Deliveries are made for the UK market. This is who they are. Straight from the Vineyard FromVineyardsDirect is the brainchild of David Campbell and Esme Johnstone. We offer a small… Read More »

Check out more Top California Chardonnays – Wine Insiders

Introduction I have described elsewhere the importance of California wine in the world and Chardonnays in particular. One of the online suppliers to the USA market is Wine Insiders, which offer some top California Chardonnays. Read here about them and see my reviews and ratings of some of these excellent Chardonnays. About Wine Insiders See… Read More »

More California Chardonnay Wine Reviews

Introduction California Chardonnays are now equalling or even surpassing the quality of the French Chardonnays! With over 100,000 acres in production, Chardonnay claims more acreage than any other wine grape in California, and reigns supreme as the most popular wine consumed in the US (that’s including reds and whites). Meanwhile, California not only can compete… Read More »