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How to store wine

How to store wine

What to do if you don’t have a wine cellar Whether you are a bulk buyer of wine, are collecting some rare vintages for the future or have been gifted a few too many bottles to drink at the moment you might be wondering the best way to preserve wine in the...
Fruit wine

Fruit wine

A brief history of fruit wine The spread of grapes historically was limited to much warmer climes and before the advent of global trade it wasn’t so easy to get hold of a Argentinian Malbec or even A French Bordeaux!  The solution our ancestors in chillier countries...
Vegan wine and vegan alcohol

Vegan wine and vegan alcohol

Why you can’t always assume sparkling wine is Vegan Vegan wine is a much more confusing area than vegan spirits. Bailey’s creme liqueur or Advocaat egg liquor are obviously not vegan-friendly. But when it comes to vegan wines and sparkling wines, you need to look...
Festive drinks!

Festive drinks!

Christmas is the one time we can all take a break and enjoy the moment without worrying about what else is going on around us! As part of this we like to splurge a little bit on good food and alcohol and I’m sure a few of you are the same.Below is how we are looking...
Wine and food pairing

Wine and food pairing

Introduction There are not many people who don’t like either wine or good food and most people like both! The problem comes with a variety of complex and conflicting advice in how best to enjoy them together. With such a range of different wines from heavy reds to...
Low calorie prosecco?

Low calorie prosecco?

We all want to enjoy ourselves but as is often the case the things we enjoy most are not always the best for us! Sparkling wine has recently attracted attention with some brands pushing it as a low calorie and low sugar option. This is understandable given many people...