Things you wanted to know about wine... but were afraid to ask

Is Rosé a serious wine?
Jun 22, 2024
The perception of rosé as a lightweight wine, derided as "Lady Diesel" and considered frivolous...
Do you have to drink white wine with fish?
Jun 06, 2024
The short answer is no, but it makes sense to think about the style of...
Which wine glass should I use?
May 30, 2024
We have all drunk wine from a toothmug, enamel cup or an array of other vessels including from the bottle itself (yes, really!) But is insisting on a particular glass shape or style just another bit of wine snobbery, or can it really make a difference to the wine?
Is pale rosé wine better?
May 09, 2024
Many people believe that the paleness of a rosé is an indication of quality. Spoiler...
What is a Bin-End?
Apr 02, 2024
When there are only a few bottles remaining in a line, or there are minor...
What makes a Romantic Wine?
Feb 04, 2024
When you think of Valentine’s Day, it’s inevitable that you think of wine. Flowers and...
What to drink with plant-based foods
Jan 01, 2024
Whether you're a lifelong vegetarian or vegan, or are cutting back on meat for the New Year, here's what wines we will be drinking with our plant-based menus this January. 
Wines for Christmas Turkey
Dec 09, 2023
There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to choosing wines for Christmas....
What's in an Award?
Aug 30, 2023
Many of our wines have won prestigious awards from the many and varied wine award committees across the world. But what does this mean and what does it mean for those who have no shiny gold stars on their bottles?
What to drink with Caribbean cuisine
Jul 18, 2023
In the first in a series on food and wine pairing, we look at the changing...
Best wines for picnics
Jun 16, 2023
Best wine for picnics! Clearly you can take any wine that hits your spot to a picnic and pair it with the food you've prepared - but here are a few tips and tricks we've learnt over many years, as well as some affordable suggestions.
The importance of old vines
May 05, 2023
In recent years, there has been a refocus of attention on the significance of old vines...