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Cheese & Wine Pairing - Cornish Yarg
An attractive and delightful cheese first made by Alan and Jenny Gray in Withiel on the edge of Bodm... more

Producer Profile : Hambledon Vineyards
One of our many new listings is the Classic Cuvee Sparkling wine from the Hambledon vineyard in Hamp... more
Region Profile : Rueda, Spain
A small but fascinating wine region about 2 hours North West of Madrid (one that I visited very rece... more
Producer Profile: Val du Charron
In 2006, the Entwistles purchased the 45 Ha farm in the historic Bovlei valley, ten minutes from the... more

Wine & Health - a few thoughts to consider
In 2008 it was reported in The Times that the death rate for coronaries among Men aged 35-64 in Toul... more

Food and Wine Pairing - Grape & Game
As we are currently in the Game season it seemed appropriate to look at what wines work well with Ga... more
Producer Profile - Rolly Gassmann
The Domaine of Rolly Gassmann is located in the sleepy village of Rorschwihr, near Ribeauvillé, in A... more
Wines Pairings for Christmas
There are many wine options for the food served at Christmas time. And the thoughts below are a smal... more
Food and Wine Pairing - A Greek Salad
What wine to have with a Greek Salad?

When pairing wines with salad there is no one answer. It de... more

Producer Profile - Vilmart Champagne
Vilmart Champagne begun as early as 1890, but it was perhaps not until the 1980s that the wines trul... more;
Jargon Busting: What is meant by compexity and body in wine tasting
What is meant by complexity in wine tasting.

This is one of the most subjective terms used in des... more

A new cork closure to arrive within 2 years!
An interesting article on a new type of cork closure!... more
Champagne can ‘help improve memory’
New research has suggested that three glasses of Champagne a week can help to improve your memory.
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Cheese and Wine Pairing
The history of cheddar can be traced back to Roman times. It was however not until the 1500s that Ch... more
Wine and Food Pairing
Cooked this Risotto at the weekend and it was absolutely delicious with the Soave 'La Rocca' from P... more
French Food and Wine

"Last year Unesco declared the "French gas... more
Wine and Sustainability

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Wines for Easter
Easter is almost here! With a variety of foods served at this time of year it is hard to make exact ... more

Top 6 UK Grape Varieties - Latest news
According to latest figures from Nielson the leading grape varieties in the UK retail sector are as ... more

Wine Tasting - Gruner Veltliner
Looking for a different white wine to try? Served a Gruner Veltliner from Austria at a tasting last ... more

Wine & Cheese Matching - Goats Cheese
Why not try a classic wine and cheese combination this weekend. Goats cheese and Sauvignon Blanc - a... more

Wine Tasting - Torrontes
Looking for a great food wine? For something different why not try a Torrontes from Argentina? This ... more

Malbec & Argentina
An interesting article on wine and Argentina. Although the writer almost seems to be surprised by th... more
Second Wines in Bordeaux
The words 'value' and 'Bordeaux' do not always go hand in hand. As this years En Primeur campaign n... more

Area Profile : Rioja
The region in North East Spain whose red wines have become hugely revered in the UK (accounting for ... more

Grape Profile: Pinot Noir
Reading a recent article written by Brian Croser, (one of the leading figures in Australian winemaki... more

2009 Bordeaux – early thoughts.
Weather conditions in 2009 lend great credence to the possibility that this vintage could perhaps ev... more

Jargon Busting: Sulfites
Labelling regulations are always changing and vary around the world. However in most countries it is... more

Decanting Wine
There are essentially two reasons why a wine should be decanted.

The first occasion is when a wi... more

Area Profile : Central Otago
The world’s most southerly wine producing region, that has over the last few years become arguably t... more

Jargon Busting: Carbonic Maceration
Most commonly associated with its use in the Beaujolais region of France, Carbonic Maceration is emp... more