Planning your visit to Saint Emilion

Planninc a trip to Saint Emilion - eladywine, Wine Lady

Whether you’re looking for information on getting to Saint Emilion, what to pack, what to do (and not do), where to drive, or planning the program of your wine visits in the area, you may appreciate some firsthand tips from the local lady in wine. Here’s your ultimate guide to Saint Emilion! I’ve compiled 13 practical tips just for you, in order to deliver you the information and inspiration to help you prepare yourself and your guests […]

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Important celebrations for drink lovers. (wine days calendar)

wine days calendar, wine celebrations,wine events, cocktail days, spiritsdays, beer days - a very useful calendar delivered to you by ElaWine Lady

Wine days, cocktail days, spirit days, beer days, grape variety holidays, wine events and wine celebrations – they all are in one place, so you always know what to celebrate. Although as all types of drink lovers we do not need a reason to taste, it is nice to raise a glass with millions of others all around the world. This wine calendar (and cocktail calendar, and spirits calendar, and beer calendar) will keep you on the […]

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5 alcohol and wine phobias you probably had no idea existed!

Alcohol and wine phobias you had no idea existed - by Wine Lady.

‘Novinophobia means a fear of running out of wine or having no wine’. I bet you have seen this sentence somewhere on wine glasses, pillows, mugs or t-shirts for wine lovers. I also bet it made you laugh. Because it is so funny for a wine lover to say ‘my friend, I suffer from the disease called novinophobia, so please refill my glass with fine wine!’ And although this makes us laugh, there are a few real […]

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Wine & Video: Visiting Maury and Banyuls

Wine and videos series of short videos from around the world about wine delivered to you by Wine Lady; this time - visiting Maury and Banyuls

Last few days were fantastic! I went on a trip to the Midi to visit some of the most beautiful vineyards of Languedoc-Roussillon region. The weather was so good, that I was having lunch outside in a short sleeve! Unbelievable!   Maury I have re-visited Maury with its stunning landscapes and wonderful Grenache and Carignan vineyards. In two videos below you will see some of them, including one of the most beautiful vineyards in Maury with more […]

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2017 Wine Lovers Challenge

Wine Lovers Challenge 2017 with Wine Lady

Let’s have some fun together! Join me in 2017 Wine Lovers Challenge and enjoy making your wine dreams come true. New Year is not only about goals and resolutions but also dreams. Let’s make 2017 special! Therefore…   What do you dream of? Would you like to have an old vintage of your favourite wine? Or perhaps you are dreaming of visiting a new wine region? What about reading a few wine books or writing your own […]

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Christmas aromas in wine glass

Christmas aromas that you can find in wine, what win aromas reminds of Christmas - by Wine Lady

‘’This wine smells like Christmas’’ – have you ever said something like that? I have! There are many aromas that remind me of Christmas and some of them can be found in wines when identifying ‘the nose’ during the tasting. Let’s have a closer look at a few Christmas aromas we find in the wine glass.   Christmas aromas in the wine glass (Alphabetical order)   Apricot It is difficult to mistake apricot scent with any other […]

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23 awesome wine gift ideas (not only for wine lovers)

Looking for a present for wine lover? Check out this wine gift ideas not only for wine lovers - by Wine Lady

Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and any other types of celebration; they are all about sharing your love and best wishes and giving something that will make your beloved ones feel special. Each year we spend a lot of time on looking for presents to put under the Christmas tree or to give for a special occasion. What can you buy for a wine lover?  What wine related products may bring a smile on the face of your […]

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Mulled Wine recipe for winter

Wine Lady shares her recipe for mulled wine and mulled beer

Hot wines and hot beers are my favorites if it comes to keeping warm in the winter season. I do love them with acacia honey, lots of sweet spices and a slice of orange. ‘’Shaken or stirred’’, it doesn’t matter – I drink what I like and I encourage you to do the same. Here’s my mulled wine recipe that keeps me warm during winter.     Mulled wine recipe Ingredients: 1 (750ml) bottle of red wine […]

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Machine harvest 2016 – Saint Colombe, Bordeaux

Machine Harvest 2016 experience by Wine Lady

TODAY has started very early, as about 4 o’clock in the morning M. woke me up saying (shouting, to be exact) that he is dying. He couldn’t feel his foot; he couldn’t move it, he could barely walk! So since the very early morning I was up and ready to not-my-work, as during the harvest there are no weekends off, so M. works both Saturdays and Sundays. Being his ‘personal taxi driver’ meant I had to work […]

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Proverbs for wine lovers

Have some fun with proverbs for wine lovers created by Wine Lady

I like to play games. I like the word games and I play with words as much as I can. It’s easier with my own language, but a little bit of ‘just kidding’ in another language is funny as well, especially when I am not sure if I really say what I mean. I have a lot of fun with popular proverbs, which took on a new meaning and became my famous proverbs for wine lovers ;) […]

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10 most beautiful wine moments in life

10 most beautiful moments in life of wine lovers - a wonderful sharing by Wine Lady

My 10 most beautiful wine moments are mostly my ‘first times’ with wine. When I started my adventure with wine I was pure and innocent, such as empty pages of the book that are ready to be filled in with words that tell a story. Over the years I’ve been writing down in this ‘book’ my new experiences, wine knowledge, dreams and memories. They form my wine story. They are the fondation of my wine passion. They […]

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Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 tasting note by Wine Lady

Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 is kind of ‘the essence of Coonawarra’ – shows the beauty of this Australian subregion, which produces outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon wines.   What is now Wynns Coonawarra Estate was founded by Scottish pioneer John Riddoch, who planted vineyards in 1891 and built the estate’s iconic triple-gabled winery called Chateau Comaum. (       Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 was a dark, clear purple coloured wine with dark red hues. The aroma was potent […]

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2Bobule – Once again innocently about wine

a wine film review of 2Bobule - innocently about wine, delivered to you by Wine Lady

I loved the Bobule (2008) film. It was not only funny but also inspiring, idyllic and simply beautiful. I was very excited while the sequel, 2Bobule, came out. I’ve been waiting for another dose of great humour, Czech wine, and beautiful Moravian landscapes. After the first film, my expectations were very high. I think they were too high…     Let’s start from the beginning: The Story After Honza took over his grandfather’s vineyards, he’s trying to […]

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