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All you need to know about Sparkling wine!

The most famous sparkling wine that you will come across is Champagne. However, sparkling wines are also made in a number of other regions outside of Champagne, and these make tasty affordable alternatives if you don’t want to pay for the Champagne price tag. Join us for a tour around the sparkling wine world to […]

Celebrate International Chardonnay Day!

The critics agree: “Chardonnay is unquestionably the world’s finest dry white wine” (Scotland on Sunday) … “unbeatable” (The Observer) … “one of the world’s greatest grape varieties” (The Times). So get ready to celebrate International Chardonnay Day this Saturday in fine style.

Rediscover Chardonnay
Chardonnay’s had a bit of a bad rep over the past few years. […]

Oaky Aussie Chardonnay – read all about it…


An Oaky Aussie Chardonnay is a typical “Marmite” wine – you’ll either love it or hate it. Oaky Aussie Chardonnays are characterised by a woody taste, which comes from being aged in oak for several years. Basically if you are white wine lover and you like the taste of oak in your wines, an Oaky […]

Warm up with winter whites

Brrrr … the temperatures have dropped, so here’s your winter wines survival kit … but with a difference.

Lighter side of winter
Many people drink seasonally – red wines in winter, whites in summer; you know the story. I am not one of those people. For white wines are not only for hot sunny days. They can […]

Take a walk on the sweeter side of life

You may not know it, but almost every country that makes table wine (Shiraz, Cabernet, Chardonnay and the like) also makes a version of sweet dessert wine. In France’s Bordeaux region they craft the delicate yet sweet Sauternes, while in the US they have white Zinfandel. Over to Hungry you’ll find the rare elixir known […]

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