Delheim, pinotage, Stellenbosch, 2016

Wineproof Wine of the Day Appearance: This is a clear deep ruby wine. Nose: It has a clean nose with pronounced intensity aroma of strawberry, cooked red plum, very ripe raspberry, fig, blackcurrant, mint, green bell pepper, tobacco and vanilla. Palate: It is a dry wine with medium (+) acidity, medium (+) ripe tannins, medium…

Martinet Brut, Priorat, 2014

Wineproof Wine of the Day Appearance: In our glass we find a clear, deep ruby wine. Nose: The nose of this wine is clean and it has a medium (-) intensity aroma of blackberry, blueberry, red plums, violet, vanilla and chocolate. Palate: This dry wine has a medium acidity, high tannins, medium (+) alcohol and…

Benelux wine trends for 2019

The wine world will not stand still in 2019 either. On the contrary. At Wineproof we see the following 5 trends in our Benelux market.   Less alcohol Overripe grapes, a lot of extraction and associated alcohol levels have since long been a thing of the past. But this year we are going one step…

Belgian wines

In Belgium, around 2000 hectolitres of wine are produced every year. In volume terms it does not represent anything internationally, but the development of Belgian viticulture has been extremely interesting in recent years. We checked this in a fascinating Wineproof tasting session.   Here too, and especially in the Meuse Valley, the Romans brought vines…