The Island Beauty of Corsica

The Island Beauty of Corsica

Corsica is widely seen as a haven of fine wine. A relatively small island situated between the southeast of France and western Italy, it lies just above Sardinia and benefits hugely from its Mediterranean surroundings. With no less than 9 wine appellations, this island is well worth exploring.
Carry On Carignan

Carry On Carignan

After a long and fruitful history, Carignan seemed to have passed its peak in the 20th century, but thanks to some dedicated winemakers, its true potential is being explored once again. In honour of International Carignan Day on 28th October this year, we take a look at why you should revisit this hidden gem. 

Grenache - A grape of multiple personalities

Grenache - A grape of multiple personalities

One of the most widely planted grapes in the world, Grenache has long been an essential ingredient in famed blends of Southern France and Northern Spain, perfect for adding fruit and softness to your favourite Chateauneuf du Pape or Rioja. To celebrate International Grenache Day on 17th September, we take a look at this talented grape, exploring its history and its rising popularity as a modern varietal. 

Suave Sicilian

Suave Sicilian

This island in the Mediterranean Sea is classed as part of Italy, but in terms of its size and industry it is like a small country in itself. We take a look at its personal and unique wine history and modern industry, with an overview of the unique grapes still used to create unquestionably Sicilian white wines. 

Revealing Reds

Revealing Reds

Our Red Wine & Hot Supper tasting evening was a phenomenal success and much needed for a cold winter's night! Let's re-visit some intriguing red wine facts to help spark the conversation around the dinner table.