Tweets of the Week

1. The shape of your wine glass DOES change the flavour of a wine
2.  Fiona Beckett matches wine with asparagus
3.  Gordon Ramsay to cross the channel to Bordeaux
4.  Wine Folly seeks out the top tips on how to find good quality sparkling wine
5.  A beautiful image of rain in the vineyards from one of our producers, Paracombe Wines
6.  An excellent article by Joaquín Hidalgo on Malbec and Argentina
7.  Time Out's review of the excellent wine bar, 28-50
8. Jon Thorsen recommends Paco & Lola Albarino 2013
Available to buy through our website here
9.  The Drinks Business' choice of the best ten hotels for wine fanatics
10. Wine tasting dos and don'ts from Winerist

Written by: Lucy Prosser

Lucy Prosser 


BBQ Spatchcock Piri-Piri Chicken

Summer has come to a close and autumn is well and truly on its way. Blustering winds, cooler temperatures and swiftly shortening days mean it will soon be time to wrap up warm and to make the most of the wonderful autumn produce on offer. Time to say goodbye to those fresh, summer whites and replace them with the warmer, more robust reds frequently associated with colder temperatures.

What to drink with Fish Pie?

Fish Pie is a quintessentially British recipe. Easy to make and absolutely delicious, it is also a great dinner party dish - with a limited amount of last minute preparations needed it’s a winner in my book! However, where do you start when matching a fish pie with wine?

Five Ways to Open a Bottle of Wine Without a Corkscrew

For that moment when you find yourself without a corkscrew and unable to open that bottle of wine; here are five ways to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew. Obviously, if you do have a corkscrew to hand, it is a lot easier to go down the more traditional route…


Top five Argentinian Restaurants in London

It is Malbec World Day on Friday the 17th and to celebrate this momentous occasion organised by Wines of Argentina, there seemed to be no better way than to provide you with our five favourite Argentinian steak restaurants, in ... read more


Merlot Wine Guide

The diversity and easy-drinking style of Merlot has made it one of the world’s most popular varietals, with this black grape - which made its first appearance on the Right Bank of the Dordogne in the early eighteenth century - proving ... read more


How many calories in a glass of wine? The EU has the answer

Displaying the number of calories on wine labels might soon no longer be a choice as the European Parliament takes steps to make calorie counts on alcoholic drinks mandatory. According to Wine-Searcher, it has asked the European ... read more


Spill-proof Wine Glasses by SUPERDUPERSTUDIO

San Francisco based glassblower Christopher Yamane and designer Matthew Johnson from SUPERDUPERSTUDIO discuss their beautifully crafted and spill-proof Saturn Wine Glasses… read more

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