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International Merlot day
Merlot, which in French means The Little Blackbird, is the second most popular red grape in North America (after Cabernet Sauvignon). Merlot gives the wine a deep colour, lots of…
Valpolicella, An Exceptional Vineyard To Discover
Valpolicella is the first Italian appellation by value, second to only Chianti and Montepulciano d’Abruzzo in red wine production. Its name is thought to be a mix of Latin and…
What’s the difference between New World and Old World wines?
When reading about or discussing wine, you are likely to have come across the terms ‘Old World’ and ‘New World’ to describe a specific bottle. We take a look at…
Grenache/Garnacha World Day
If there’s one variety that has seen its popularity explode in the past few years, it’s definitely Grenache, which is now the fifth most planted grape variety worldwide. This is partly…
Brunello Di Montalcino: Tuscany’s most notable wines
Brunello di Montalcino is, without a doubt, one of the most highly regarded wines in the world. Adored by critics, collectors, young and old, casual and serious drinkers alike, this…
Wine Harvest Time!
Harvests are a crucial and exhausting time of year, the culmination of a year’s work, patience and attentive care to the vines. Time is everything : When to start the…