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Ancient Spain!

Spain has a long history of producing wines and is famous for the legendary Rioja. However, there’s far more to the country than just Rioja – hunt a little deeper and you’ll come across an abundance of exciting wines, all begging to be tasted.

World Famous Rioja

When it comes to Spanish wine, most people tend to […]

By |June 18th, 2015|Categories: Countries of the world|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Touring France – The Rhône…

Today we focus on France’s Rhône Valley. Head East from Bordeaux and you’ll arrive at this warm, dry, somewhat windy, region that’s chocker-block full of red and white wine bargains. Although wines of the Rhône region in the East can command high prices they do not have the same prestige as Bordeaux varieties, so there […]

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

Grape Zone – Gorgeous Grenache

Gorgeous Grenache produces soft, velvety, high alcohol red wines with sweet blackberry flavours and soft tannins. When it’s on its own it makes fruity soft wines, but these need drinking up quickly as they don’t mature well. That shouldn’t be a problem however; these wines are very easy to drink! Grenache needs hot conditions to […]

Join the Rosé revolution

Rosé, pink, blush, whatever you call it, is all the rage right now, and it’s making a serious name for itself in a BIG, BIG way.

The world’s biggest critics agree Master of Wine, Jancis Robinson says “rosé has firmly established its position as a valid, non-wimpy wine style”. Leading UK magazine, Decanter chimes in saying […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Categories: Grape Zone, Wine styles|Tags: , , , , , |