Help! How do I keep or store leftover wine?

Help! How do I keep or store leftover wine?

December 20, 2017

Heading into this time of year, there’s usually plenty of wine to go around. Follow some of this advice, so you don’t end up spoiling what’s left of the stash!

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Decanting… what’s the deal?

Decanting… what’s the deal?

December 18, 2017

Why are some wines decanted and others not? How do you decant wine? Does decanting a wine make a difference to how it tastes? What does ‘decanting’ even mean?!

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How to not Drink Wine like a Rookie

How to not Drink Wine like a Rookie

December 13, 2017

Adopting some of these general pointers can help you not become an overnight expert, but at the very least you won’t look like a wine rookie.

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How to Gift Wine like a Pro

How to Gift Wine like a Pro

November 28, 2017

Although it’s a go-to crowd favourite, it can be hard when you’re standing in the bottle shop, faced with row upon row upon row, wondering which particular wine to choose...

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Wine: the Most Confusing Product You Can Buy

Wine: the Most Confusing Product You Can Buy

November 22, 2017

Despite all the efforts of the industry, wine remains the one product that can throw even the hardened experts for six.

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How on earth do you say THAT!? - A wine pronunciation guide

How on earth do you say THAT!? - A wine pronunciation guide

November 21, 2017

We've all been there. It can be intimidating ordering something off a wine list you can't pronounce! 

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Cork versus screwcap: which is better?

Cork versus screwcap: which is better?

November 20, 2017

What is the difference between corks and screw caps, really? Can we really judge a bottle by its closure.. are screwcap-topped wines of inferior quality?

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How to choose a great cooking wine

How to choose a great cooking wine

November 17, 2017

When a recipe calls for wine as an ingredient, it can be tricky to know which to use. Do you splash out (pun intended), in the hope that the better the wine, the better the flavours in the end result?

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Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day!

Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day!

November 16, 2017

What is Beaujolais Nouveau, and why it is celebrated? Not one for wine snobs, there is a a bit more than first meets the eye when it comes to this 'party' wine.

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But I Don’t Drink Chardonnay

But I Don’t Drink Chardonnay

November 15, 2017

Chardonnay has historically received a pretty bad rap. For a fair reason, some would argue... but why? And can you learn to love the poor old Chardonnay grape, or is it too old-school for cool?

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Red, white... or something in between?

Red, white... or something in between?

November 13, 2017

For wine lovers, there's nothing quite as satisfying as a relaxing glass or two of fantastic vino. So, what can I get you then? Red or white? 

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