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Argentina… beautiful big reds and awesome aromatic whites!

Like Chile, Argentina is another country on the up in the wine world at the current time. Boasting a fantastic range of great value wines, as well as the country’s two home-grown secrets – Malbec and Torrontes – Argentina is the place to look if you want something a little different and that won’t break […]

South Africa … a treasure trove of wine excitement!

The South African wine industry has boomed following the end of apartheid. With heavy investment and major training programmes underway, it is set to be an increasingly major player in the wine world.

Freedom Strikes…

Despite South Africa being classed as New World, it has actually been producing wines for over 350 years after the migrating French […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Categories: Countries of the world|Tags: , , , , , , |

New Zealand… More than just Sauvignon!

We might bully our neighbours across the ditch, but there is simply no denying the quality of wine coming out of New Zealand. The country’s ultra talented winemakers have formed a reputation for making world-class Sauvignon Blanc that rivals the best from the Old World. However, there is plenty more to New Zealand wine, with Chardonnay […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Categories: Countries of the world|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chile – a pure winemaking Mecca!

If there’s a country that’s on the up in the wine world at the moment it has to be Chile. In the last few years, Chilean wine production has gone through the roof and everyone is getting excited, including the winemakers. Boasting unrivalled wines from up and coming wine regions, quality that can’t be beaten […]

Grape Zone – Cracking Cabernet Sauvignon!

Cabernet Sauvignon is the big daddy of the red grape world. It is planted in almost every wine producing country around the world and makes a huge amount of the wine that we consume, proving that it really is a firm favourite in the red wine world.

A Little Toughie…

When Cabernet Sauvignon grows on the vine, […]