Category: Red Wine

  • Mulled Wine Recipe

    mulled wine recipe

    Essential for bonfires, Guy Fawkes, Halloween and Christmas, mulled wine is a great way to brighten the dark evenings of autumn and winter. Our mulled wine recipe includes the expected festive spices and orange zest, but cleverly adds a dash of sweet peach schnapps. For a special occasion you’ll want some stylish heatproof glasses or elegant […]

  • Saint Chinian

    Nice meal and a good wine, definition of a good time…. Treat your taste buds to this bold red, bursting with plum and black fruit flavours. A mellow and satisfying Languedoc red, this wine will delight dinner guests if you team it up with red meats, stews and sausages or simply cheese and fruits.   This wine […]

  • Côtes du Rhône

      Côtes du Rhôneor or in English- Slopes or Hills of the Rhône-is one of the best French  wines. Located in the South East of France, the Cotes du Rhone wine region has a long history with strong influence over time, from the Romans to Monks and Abbeys. It is still a very popular wine, […]

  • Mavrud-The Bulgarian Legend

    Grape growing and wine production have a long history in Bulgaria, dating back to the times of the Thracians. Mavrud (Bulgarian: мавруд, from Latin, mavro, “black”) is a red wine grape that is used as both a blending grape and for varietal wines, indigenous to the region of Thrace in Bulgaria. The grape has been […]

  • Nebbiolo

    If you’ve ever had Barolo or Barbaresco, you’ve had nebbiolo. The godfather of Italian reds, this grape not only packs a real punch but ages with great style and gravitas. Nebbiolo is specific to the northern region of Piedmont and in particular the neighbouring regions of Barolo and Barbaresco near Turin. Nebbiolo is thought to […]

  • Barbera

    This is probably the first red wine anyone drinks in an Italian restaurant or pizza place. That’s because it can be cheap and very cheerful. The red, juicy fruit and the low tannins are appealing, while the firm acidity is a positive advantage with rich and fatty foods like cheeses and salamis. Barbera’s home is […]