December 19, 2018

First things first; the question everyone asks... How much wine should you really pour into the glass?  Well typically the perfect serving size or amount is just below the halfway mark of the glass. This is because it allows the wine to breathe as well as making it pos...

 As proud Italians, wine consumption is part of our daily living and plays an important role at our tables as part of a balanced diet and a symbol of welcoming and togetherness. It is in this context that Prosecco really shines as it plays host to various special occas...

With the weather warming up, we thought it would be a good idea to polish up on the wine temperatures knowledge. 

What is the right  temperature for wine? 

Conventional knowledge says that Red wine should be served at room temperature and White wine  chilled, r...

April 18, 2018

A few months ago we wrote about the Organic Wines and their growing trend in the wine industry. In response to this trend, is expanding its organic wine range. Organic wines are no longer an experiment! It is full blown production from wine m...

 Penisola Sorrentina Gragnano wines are those produced under the Penisola Sorrentina DOC of coastal Campania, southwest Italy, made specifically from grapes grown in the Gragnano region.  

 The origins of this wine date back over 1500 years to t...

March 19, 2018

 In July 2017 we wrote a blog on Decanting Wine, today we talk about how to choose a decanter, giving the choices available on the market.

 To recap, Decanting wine is the process of facilitating oxygen into the wine usually in a vessel other than the bottle in which th...

January 24, 2018

  In a market where the wine prices are driven down due to competition and the fight to offer good value to the consumer, why are some wines in supermarkets and wine shops priced at levels into dozens and at times hundreds of pounds? The answer lies in the quality of t...

January 3, 2018

Ok so it’s January. Back to work. Emails to clear, storms to endure, train tickets raise and you probably made a new year’s resolution which means that you will be eating less of the things you like and put your body through some pain. On the top of that you feel that...

October 18, 2017

 The headeaches that most people get after consuming wine is often linked more to the fact that they consumed alcohol in excess and no enough water, than to the fact that they drunk wine itself.

 However there are instances that people do get headaches even after consum...

October 5, 2017

 ABV is the acronym for “Alcohol by Volume”.  It is the standard measure for how much alcohol is present in any given alcoholic beverage. It is normally measured in number of millilitres (ml) of pure ethanol present in 100 ml of an alcoholic drink. It appears to the co...

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