Great Value Christmas wines in the Supermarkets

Great Value Christmas wines in the Supermarkets Who else is full of holiday spirit? Or full of wine? It is the same thing, right? The Christmas season is upon us again. With less than 30 days to go, we now have full blown permission to drink, eat and be merry.…

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A new love affair with Pinotage

A new love affair with Pinotage Having the pleasure to taste 6 top wines of South Africa recently, all Pinotage, I can officially say that I am a total convert. I plan to spend the rest of this article encouraging you to fall in love with this slightly hit and…

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Château Lafite Rothschild around the world

Château Lafite Rothschild around the world Copyright - waddesdon.org.uk Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) are a first growth from Bordeaux and gained this top classification in 1855. There was only 4 at the time (Château Mouton Rothschild gained this status in 1973 making a total of 5 first growths). Lafite…

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Steps for entering the drinks industry with a new brand

Steps for entering the drinks industry with a new brand By Richard Horwell, Brand Relations It is undoubtedly the case that launching a new drinks business isn’t easy.  However, there are many wine buffs who might like the idea of breaking into the market with an exciting, different product.  Starting…

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Rasteau AOC celebrates 10 years of Crus Status
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Rasteau AOC celebrates 10 years of Crus Status

Rasteau AOC celebrates 10 years of Cru Status Are you ready for a perfect wintery red? Last month Rasteau appellation celebrated 10 years of being recognized as a Cru (translates to “growth” in French and is used for a region with a specific terroir and quality) of Côtes du Rhône.…

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Christmas Sparkling Wines

Great value sparkling wines for the Christmas season (This article was first published on ISSUU.COM - Read the full article on Harpendia Christmas Magazine 2020 Christmas is well and truly knocking at the door. Whist this year certainly has been unlike any other, Christmas is definitely NOT cancelled. It is…

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What wine is 19 Crimes?

What wine is 19 Crimes? Credit: IG @yoozby Launched in 2012, 19 Crimes is currently the UK’s favourite supermarket wine according to a recent survey conducted by Wine List, a wine subscription service. So why? How? When did this happen? And seeing as so many of you have asked me about…

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