The Richness of Rioja

The Richness of Rioja

There are over 60 wine regions in Spain, but most people will immediately think of Rioja when choosing red wine and for good reason. Internationally renowned, it is truly in a class of its own. 
VIVA ITALIA!

VIVA ITALIA!

The best part of working with wine is sampling new grapes when expanding our selection. With over 10,000 wine grapes across the world, there are many to be sampled! Our Italian range has now benefited from two brand new varietals, as well as two classic that we fell in love with. Let's have a taste.
Good Wine To Save The World

Good Wine To Save The World

A Spanish vineyard and Dutch biodynamic farmer have created a perfect combination. Derrick Neleman, recently named 'Most Inspiring Entrepreneur of the year' in his home country, fell in love with the vineyards of Spain and in particular, the historical wine region of Valencia. Here we take a look at his range of sustainably produced, vegan / organic-certified wines that have become a Turton Wines shop favourite. 
Wines of Greece

Wines of Greece

Take one look at Greek history and it is evident that wine has been intertwined in cultural life since ancient times. With this wealth of historical knowledge and a determination to embrace winemaking even through the toughest of times, Greece has re-established its place in the international market. We explore this history and profile a range of modern wines that retain traditional pride.
October 12, 2020
Terroir to Table

Terroir to Table

The soils and site of vineyard plots can reflect beautifully in wines, especially when careful processing preserves and often enhances these attributes. The Reh Kendermann Terroir Collection has been created to do exactly this, working closely with vine growers to find the finest soils and cool climate conditions for each white grape. 
Wine of the Czech Republic

Wine of the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has more than twenty centuries of viticultural history. An inevitable slump due to the political climate post-Second World War lasted for several decades, but the last two decades have seen dramatic development and recognition in both the native country and the wider European wine market, with further outreach other continents on the rise. 
Touring Touraine

Touring Touraine

The Touraine appellation sits in the Loire Valley of northwest France. Stretching approximately 60 miles along the River Loire from Anjou in the west to Sologne in the east, it's large size and diversity of terrain and climate means that many types of wine can be produced. We take a look at some of these exceptional wines. 
The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

With its mountainous terrain and wealth of ski resorts, the Alpine Republic may not spring to mind when browsing wine. However, Austria has used its rich wine making history, diverse climates and soils to attain high regard internationally particularly for its white wines which account for 63% of all wine produced. We take a look at how this has been achieved and profile two of our favourite grapes. 
August 17, 2020
Celebrating Chablis

Celebrating Chablis

This famed white wine from Burgundy (Bourgogne) is a truly unique presentation of the Chardonnay grape. This uniqueness comes from a combination of the Chablis AOC semi-continental climate and seabed subsoils that are 150 million years old. We look more closely at how these create this steely wine, and the range of Chablis types from Petit Chablis all the way to Grand Cru.

 

August 03, 2020
The rise of Aligote

The rise of Aligote

Known for bringing vibrancy and thirst-quenching character, Aligote has become a rising star over the past two decades but has been cultivated since the 18th century in Burgundy. We take a look at its versatility and rise around the world. 
July 20, 2020