2018

A classic cheese and wine pairing

What wine should you serve with cheese? This is a quintessentially French question, and one to which there is clearly ...

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Should you decant your wine?

To decant or not to decant – that is the often controversial question. What is the best way to prepare your wine before serving?

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Domaine Gourt de Mautens: rarity, ‘complantation’ and biodynamics, the keys to success

Allow Jérôme Bressy from Domaine Gourt de Mautens tell you about his wines and work.

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Pairing wine with chocolate

Have you ever wondered if chocolate can be paired with wine? Some may say that it doesn’t go together, but ...

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A morning spent at Domain Weinbach

This week we turn to Alsace, a region we are particularly fond of, where this domain, renowned for its biodynamic methods and vibrant wines reigns supreme.

The iDealwine world of spirits (3) – Cognacs and Armagnacs

Here we present you our magnificent selection of Cognacs and Armargnacs, carefully chosen from the finest signatures in the region.

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A tour of Champagne house Jacquesson

The Jacquesson house is incontestably one of the best signatures in Champagne. The story of how they started is unusual: that of a Champagne house turned winemaker.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Meals – some out of the ordinary food and wine pairings

During the festive period, we often fall back on classic dishes such as oysters, foie gras, turkey and game. This year, why not try something different?

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Christmas: how to choose the right gift when you don’t know anything about wine

It’s not always easy to choose which wine to give, especially when you’re not a wine expert yourself… Don't panic: iDealwine is here to help.

Cover crops: why do some winemakers let grass grow between the vines?

Ever noticed grass and flowers growing amongst the vines when passing through the beautiful vineyards of France? It’s not just for aesthetics! We explain all…