The Bougrier family’s relationship to winemaking in the Loire is like Professor Brian Cox’s with space… or writing election winning jams for Labour MPs –...
The winemaker wiped paranoid perspiration from his forehead as he typed the final words: 'So, I've decided to take my work back underground.. to stop...
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Everyone agreed the old horse-drawn cart was just the vehicle to transport the Pinot grapes from vineyard to winery, but they failed to take into...
The ridonculously talented Matt Thompson, at Saint Clair, featured on one of our 'Inspire-themed posters, saying 'I became a winemaker because, as a wine drinker,...
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Known as the 'heartbreak' grape, Pinot Noir is notoriously difficult to grow because its thin skin makes it susceptible to an array of threats. But...
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Sometimes wine makers of yore would blame a poor crop yield on the Harrowingly Hairy Harvest Hobgoblin. The story goes that this horrid creature would...
The Renommee is a Burgundy red wine produced solely from Pinot Noir grapes, giving its medium cherry red colour. On the nose it is fresh...
Now, we're not the biggest fans of Napoleon. Shock, we know, sorry to disappoint all those that came here for Napoleonic propaganda, you aren't getting...
Winemaking is a lot more sciency than you might think. It involves complicated stuff like pre-fermenting, pigeage, pumping and pressure-controlled pneumatic presses. If that isn't...
Joseph Drouhin is a proper family affair, like the Von Trapps but with less music and escaping Nazi occupation. Of the current, fourth generation, Veronique...
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South African reds are all dark, meaty and chewy as biltong right? Well no, not all of them. As Bob Dylan famously sang "the wines...
“A red Sancerre? What next, white Merlot? Black gin? A blonde Ginger Spice!?” Yes, as shocking as you may find it Pinot Noir is grown...
Some will be sceptical about the moon’s role in winemaking, “it has no opposable thumbs, how can it pick grapes?” You may ask. Yet we...
The Niagara Peninsula has long attracted a vast number of eager visitors from around the globe. Many come here to travel on the ‘Maid of...
Want to revisit the 60s? If this wine was transposed into a song- it'd be the Beatles 'Strawberry Fields Forever'. 'Let me take you down...
This Pinot Noir is hand harvested from vines aged between 55 to 86 years old, sorted to ensure only the best berries make it through...
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Imagine gliding over the Côte d'Or, taking off from the rooftops of Beaune and drifting over the undulations of Pommard, Volnay, Puligny-Montrachet and Santenay, dreamily...
Sometimes tasting notes can seem so far-fetched you wonder whether the writer is actually taking you for a ride. If we were to say that...
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The grapes of these wines are grown on Hebridean soil, on the Isle of Lismore, in the middle of Loch Linnhe. O wait, that's a...