Cult Wines · 23 Jun
Like so many elements in the fascinating world of wine, the concept of sweetness is often open to debate. For some connoisseurs, a wine may only be considered sweet if it falls among those categories boasting the highest levels of residual sugar, such as Tokaji and Passito wines. For others, wine is a decidedly 'dry' invention and talk of sweetness has no business here at all. As always, personal taste reigns supreme, so let's stick to the facts. We spoke to the Lukasz Kolodziejczyk, Head of Fine Wine at Cult Wines, to find out how the sweetness of wine is measured.
Cult Wines · 7 Apr
As the Coronavirus has continued to spread rapidly, the full scale of the risk to the global economy has hit markets with rarely seen violence: the speed of the sell-off in equities and "risky" asset classes has only been matched by the rise in price of safe haven assets such as US government bonds or Gold.
Cult Wines · 31 Jan
If you have a sweet tooth, choosing a wine amongst dry, 'serious' wines can be difficult. Whilst dessert wines tend to be looked down upon as a novice wine drinkers' choice, this opinion is pretty flawed. Historically, sweeter wines were once the most popular and coveted style of wine. In 1737, Hungary's Tokaji was the very first wine region to specialize in sweet wines and helped form today's fine dessert wine collectibles market. To help you understand more about the value of fine dessert wines, we spoke to Jack Chapman, Senior Portfolio Manager from Cult Wines, who gives us his complete guide.
Cult Wines · 18 Dec
When it comes to food, we can struggle to find the perfect wine pairing. Balancing the abundance of different tastes, textures and flavours with the characteristics of a wine is understandably overwhelming- especially with the wide variety on the market. So to help with this, we spoke to Lukasz Kolodziejczyk, head of fine wine at Cult Wines who provides his suggestions for the right wine pairings to complement your dining experience.
Cult Wines · 24 Sep
In today's flourishing wine climate, more grape varieties and excellent wines have been made available. However, where there is choice there can be confusion and the world of wine can be overwhelming, intimidating and complex. Whilst we all can't be sommelier's trained to specialize in all aspects of wine, there is a method to appear trained so you can navigate a restaurants wine list like a pro. Lukasz Kolodziejczyk, head of fine wine at Cult Wines, has created a helpful guide with five tips to help you choose from any wine list with ease.
Cult Wines · 30 Aug
It's wine education week! Whilst wine does contain alcohol, every wine - be it red or white, still or sparkling - is the unique product of an individual recipe and set of processes. Just like the grape content, the alcohol levels vary from wine to wine. Speaking to senior portfolio manager at Cult Wines, Jack Chapman, he explains how alcohol content is created, measured and may vary.
Cult Wines · 5 Aug
Drinking good wine with good food in good company has been one of life's most civilized pleasures for centuries. As time has changed, so has the way we source and drink wine. Technology has come so far that it has become possible to predict whether you'll like a wine before you even open the bottle and taste it.
Cult Wines · 13 May
Like a fine wine, we’ve got better with age and now wine apps are a thing. The world of wine can be overwhelming, intimidating and complex with ‘vionology’ confusing beginner wine enthusiasts wishing to learn more. Luckily, the experts at Cult Wines (www.wineinvestment.com) have put together a list of the best 5 wine apps to use when choosing your next drink.