What makes you unique? An Independent Wine Merchant’s Tale

  What makes YOU unique? To be completely honest, questions like that frighten the life out of me and before I know it, I’m muttering more ums and lengthened weeeells and other time filling vocabulary resembling Neolithic man than I’m certain that Neolithic man himself could utter. So, having now… Read more

For the Love of an Italian Varietal

For some, February brings with it a healthy dose of anticipation of how the Royal Mail will possibly manage the hefty load of Valentine’s cards to be delivered to their door. For others, the sheer intermittent presence of that elusive ball in the sky (aka ‘the sun’), provides the promise… Read more

Life is a Cabernet!

I don’t think that I would be alone in my reference to the noble grape variety, Cabernet Sauvignon as ‘King Cab’, would I? Powerful and weighty, this grape variety produces red wines that are richly concentrated in fruit intensity, backed up with plenty of tannin. This can be traced back… Read more

Christmas, with a Twist!

One thing that I truly enjoy about living in England is the seasons. Source: www.zimbio.com Following nature’s lead, winter brings with it a time to slow down and rest following a busy, yet enjoyable summer. Bursting through this time of stillness enters Christmas with all its festivities, closely followed by… Read more

Let’s Raise a Glass to…

Summer! But what to fill with said glass? Obviously something enticing, fruity and refreshing? Instinctively, my attention is drawn to rosé, being somewhat synonymous with warm weather and relaxation!  I am not alone on this matter. According to figures from market analysts Nielsen, the sales of rosé in Britain currently… Read more