Spotlight: Chardonnay

Spotlight: Chardonnay The chardonnay grape is originally from Burgundy, France but is now grown the world over. Its versatility and neutrality means is it now planted in more wine growing regions than any other grape and is the 2nd most planted white variety in the world. The climate and conditions in which the grape is Read More …

Spotlight: Cariñena, Spain

Spotlight: Cariñena, Spain Cariñena is a wine growing region in Aragón, northern Spain and is one of the oldest protected wine regions in Europe with over 35,000 acres of vines.  Garnacha, Tempranillo and Macabeo are the most common varieties, producing some of the most delicious and crowd pleasing wines around. The region has a long Read More …

Cask wine

Cask Wine Cask wine or bag-in-box wine is fast growing in popularity as people grow to appreciate that quality wine doesn’t have to be packaged in bottles. The wine cask was first invented in 1965 by Australian wine maker, Tom Angove. 50 years on, it has proved the test of time, with one in every Read More …

High Quality 2015 Vintage New Zealand Wines

High Quality 2015 Vintage New Zealand Wines The 2015 New Zealand wine harvest is set to produce some excellent quality wines. New Zealand experienced a warmer than average summer this year, providing very favourable conditions for grape growing. This, coupled with a late November frost, has excited growers across the country’s wine growing regions, providing Read More …