Posts Tagged ‘chardonnay’
California has had an unfathomably large stake in the story of wine in modernity, as it stands, were it a country, it would be the fourth largest wine producing country in the world. In a truly Golden State fashion, it has boomed and busted, but taken some of these peaks and troughs and globalis(or z)ed them.
Sparkling wine has been around for a long time, and it was during the 1600s that it became a commodity desired by the wealthy of European society. In the early 1600s, there was vin gris, which was a wine that underwent an unplanned second fermentation as it was being shipped to England.
If there is one characteristic about Chardonnay that defines it as a grape, it is versatility. In this blog, we’re going to explore what makes Chardonnay one of the most widely drunk wines around the world – and why you should revisit it if you haven’t for a while.