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Choosing wines for your wedding
Jan 13, 2023
We are often asked our opinion on the best white wine for a wedding, or the...
sweet wine with pudding - wine at home
Dec 07, 2022
Why do we drink sweet dessert wine with puddings? How do I know which wine to drink with different puddings? Within the basic idea of dessert wines with dessert – there are some matches that work particularly well, including our guide to which wine works well with chocolate.
white wine with cheese - wine at home
Sep 13, 2022
Most of us reach for the red when faced with a hunk of cheddar or a cheeseboard – there are many people who believe that white wines are a far better match. Try one of our top white wine recommendations with your cheeseboard and see if you agree!
What is Orange Wine?
Aug 29, 2022
Orange wine is making a comeback - but it's not without its controversy. Love it...
When are red grapes green - wine at home
Aug 16, 2022
I love this time of year, when the young green grapes start to mature and...
Wine production - glossary of wine terminology - wine at home
Aug 02, 2022
There are literally thousands of words and phrases in the wine world, and with this glossary of wine terminology you'll be able to navigate your way around any wine conversation with confidence!
rosé wine grapes - wine at home
Jul 19, 2022
As soon as the sun peeks out from behind the clouds in the UK, our...
What does vintage mean? Wine at home
Jul 04, 2022
After a barrage of questions on the issue of vintage and vintages, we thought it about time to untangle the word and its meaning. Read on and next time someone mentions the vintage wine or the wine's vintage, it will all make perfect sense.
vegan wine - the Encosta vineyard in Portugal
Jun 21, 2022
There’s lots of confusion about what makes a wine vegan. After all – isn’t wine made from grapes? With the move towards vegan and vegetarian lifestyles becoming more common, we thought we’d give you the lowdown on what makes a vegan wine.
Wine glasses for Wine at Home
Jun 15, 2022
Which wine glass should I use for Red, White and Rosé wine? We guide you through which glass shape to choose for your favourite glass of wine.
Jubilant wines for the Jubilee!
May 20, 2022
Looking for the perfect Jubilee wine for the June Bank Holiday weekend? We've put together a perfect pick and mix of some of our favourite festive wines to go with everything from parties to pick me ups and puddings.
8 things you may not know about Beaujolais Nouveau
Oct 05, 2021
Beaujolais Nouveau (new season or young Beaujolais) has been produced in the region for over...