Drink up! Hard truths about ageing wine

Now we're not committing any more heinous wine storage crimes it's time to talk about which wines you should and shouldn't be keeping. This is a topic which constantly comes up when I host wine tastings. The questions usually go something like this: "Does wine always improve with age?" "Is it dangerous to drink aged... Continue Reading →

Turning Wine into Water with Vin2o

It's usually Jesus who gets all the credit for turning water into wine, but what about doing things in reverse? For my second Wine Chat I met up with the inspiring Chris Coles who's trying to do just that for a very good cause. Chris' UK-based company Vin2o sells two Bordeaux blends to the on-trade and supports... Continue Reading →

3 Eccentric Winemakers I’d Love to Meet

We Brits practically invented eccentricity, so it was only a matter of time before I felt the urge to write something about off-centre winemakers. You might think all those Brits trying to grow English wine are pretty crazy (think rain, rain and then a whole load more rain), but there are winemakers who are even stranger!... Continue Reading →

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