How to Store Wine Properly at Home

Firstly, let’s start by saying that ALL wine has a shelf life. Even expensive examples from the best vintages aren’t immortal. If you’re unsure about your wine, it’s worth doing a quick internet search on the producer and vintage or asking your wine merchant for advice. Why do you need to store wine correctly? As […]

How do I Become A Wine Expert? It’s Easier Than You Might Think!

You don’t necessarily have to take qualifications and exams, but that can help prove it to yourself and others on paper. Having qualifications allows you to pick good value wines from the lesser known regions, find the perfect wine gift or ordering a bottle for the table at your favourite restaurant. Here are a few […]

John’s Monthly Wine Recommendations, April

White Wine Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Greco Di Tufo. Campania, Italy. £10 ​Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Greco di Tufo From Campania in Italy, the favoured wine region of the ancient Romans. This is made from the Greco grape, named after the Greeks who were first thought to have brought this variety with them to southern […]

Northern Wine School Gift Guide

​Welcome to The Northern Wine School Gift Guide! Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are done and dusted & you still haven’t got those important presents for special people? We have some inspiration for you. Here are some ideas we’ve gathered together to make buying for your loved ones so much easier. Experiences are […]