Wine is an incredibly nuanced subject for an alcoholic fruit drink. It can take a lifetime to master, people all over the world dutifully dedicate their lives to learning its many secrets. There is just so much to learn – as proven in our gigantic list of wine facts. Whether you’re just scratching the surface […]
We guide you through some of the most widely celebrated wine books. From anthologies to travel guides, these 6 books are essential reading.
If you’re still on the fence about rosé, the latest wine craze may be a little too much to handle.
Biodynamic wine is one of the winemaking’s strangest subcultures. Read our guide to understand why some producers are looking to space to craft award-winning wines.
Everything you need to know about a time-honoured, global favourite: Cabernet Sauvignon. From growing history, region, notable flavours and food pairing, we guide you through the ins and outs of this robust wine.
With rising fears from Brexit and anti-globalisation rhetoric, many fear their favourite international wine may be at risk. But what do you, as a wine lover, need to know? In our Wine Scholar’s Guide to Protectionism we examine the ins and outs of the wine trade and why every wine lover need be worried.
“If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I am not drinking any f***ing Merlot!” Have you ever wondered why Merlot’s reputation went circling down the drain? In this blog post, we’ll talk you through the wine’s colourful, misunderstood history and tell you why you should still be loving Merlot.
Barolo wine is often known as the ‘wine of the kings’. But what makes it such a firm favourite? In our introduction to Barolo, we’ll walk you through the history, taste and wine-making process so you can learn more about an Italian classic.
Amarone is a rich red wine that originates from Valpolicella in the Veneto region of north-eastern Italy. It traditionally known for its very strong, powerful flavour, with an alcohol percentage of up to 15-16 percent.