Mysterious musical wines: the grapes that like Mozart

Mysterious musical wines: the grapes that like Mozart

Believe it or not, there are people from different vineyards around the world, who play music to improve their grapes. We like the sound of that!

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What's up with Prosecco? Some things you might not know

What's up with Prosecco? Some things you might not know

Turns out there's so much more to the humble drop of Prosecco - some interesting facts even we here at Bottle Service didn’t know!

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What is Port? How is it made, and where's it from?

What is Port? How is it made, and where's it from?

One of the most interesting types of wine made is ‘fortified’, and of these, Port probably has the most interesting history! Why do we love it so much? 

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So you want to have a nice wine collection...

So you want to have a nice wine collection...

Why would you collect wine... and how do you start a collection? Great questions, we're glad you asked!

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What are the World’s Weirdest Wine Regions?

What are the World’s Weirdest Wine Regions?

Are you an intrepid traveller? Love unique things, and going off the beaten track? Well these regions are definitely good to add to the bucket list...

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How to perfectly pair wine with your food - every time

How to perfectly pair wine with your food - every time

Ever wonder how people do it? There are a few simple guidelines to follow in general - and it's much simpler than you might think!

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French Wines: know your Bordeaux from your Burgundy

French Wines: know your Bordeaux from your Burgundy

French wines aren't labelled in the same way as most others, as they're highly regulated and controlled. So, how do you know what's what?

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Tempranillo: the pride of Spain

Tempranillo: the pride of Spain

Worthy of its own blog post, the not-so-humble Tempranillo grape demonstrates some of Spain's best. ¡Olé!

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6 steps to developing your wine palate

6 steps to developing your wine palate

Ever wonder what the taste buds on your tongue actually do? They’re much more nuanced and specialised that you might think - but also only a small part of what constitutes your palate.

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The 5 features of wine and how to taste them

The 5 features of wine and how to taste them

Body? Tannins? Acidity?! Ever wondered what you should be looking out for when picking a wine...? 

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Something sweet? 5 types of dessert wines not to miss

Something sweet? 5 types of dessert wines not to miss

We do talk quite a lot about how to pair different wines with your main meal or even your pre-dinner snacks, but what about pairing wine with something sweeter?

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Is your wine worth cellaring?

Is your wine worth cellaring?

You have bought, or been lucky enough to have been given, a really nice bottle of wine. Fantastic! Now what?

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