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A look at Champagne and Sparkling Wines

Published on November 30th, 2015 | by Jemima

As the colder weather closes in and the festive season lurks around the corner, a spike in the consumption of sparkling wines and champagnes is too on the horizon. With that said, research from Majestic shows ... Read More


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The best red wines for Autumn foods

Published on October 30th, 2015 | by Jemima

With autumn just around the corner, your thoughts may be turning to selecting some delicious red wines to pair with seasonal dishes. When it comes to food and wine matching, reds make fantastic additions to the ... Read More


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A spotlight on Pinot Grigio

Published on March 8th, 2015 | by Jemima

The status of Pinot Grigio has soared over the past twenty years, with this white wine perhaps being an especially popular choice in the summer months. If you are shopping for Pinot Grigio, you may encounter ... Read More


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Spanish Whites

Published on March 1st, 2015 | by Jemima

For many, thoughts of Spanish wine immediately turn to Rioja, along with other rich, flavourful reds. The truth is, Spain has a great deal more to offer than just red wine, including a number of white ... Read More


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Delectable dessert wines – an introduction

Published on February 14th, 2015 | by Jemima

Nothing complements a delicious dessert quite like the perfect dessert wine. Often termed “sweet wines”, dessert wines are believed to have first appeared around 800 BC. Although by no means new, dessert wine is often neglected ... Read More


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An in-depth look at Port

Published on January 30th, 2015 | by Jemima

Port has long been a favoured type of dessert wine, with its sweet, complex structure making it a mainstay around cheese boards and puddings after dinner. This European wine has a history as rich as the ... Read More


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Barolo

Published on January 30th, 2015 | by Jemima

Perhaps Italy’s most celebrated wine, the perennially-popular Barolo is a testament to the quality of wine produced in the Piedmont region. This Italian DOCG red wine is made with the Nebbiolo grape, and features high levels ... Read More


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An introduction to wines from the Piedmont region

Published on November 30th, 2014 | by Jemima

If you’ve ever indulged in Italian wine, the chances are you’ve sampled something from the Piedmont region. Situated in the north west of Italy, Piedmont is one of the best-known wine producing regions in the country. ... Read More


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A look at Autumn Rieslings

Published on September 30th, 2014 | by Jemima

With the colder weather on the way, you may be leaning towards trying some seasonal wines, such as an Autumn Riesling. Riesling is a typically sweet grape, originating in Germany. It is believed to date back ... Read More


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A look at the Alsace wine region

Published on July 30th, 2014 | by Jemima

- Regardless of whether you’re a wine aficionado or simply enjoy the odd glass from time to time, chances are you’ve heard of the Alsace wine region. This famed French valley produces predominantly white wines (around ... Read More


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