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 […]

Champagne Tasting at Randall and Aubin

Manchester Champagne Tasting at Randall and Aubin An Early Mother’s Day Treat For an early Mother’s Day treat we went to a Champagne Tasting at Randall and Aubin, Manchester. This Salon Privée was sponsored by Moet Hennessy and featured some of the finest French Champagne. The three courses were each matched to a different Champagne, […]

Champagne Bureau Masterclass at Sheffield Hallam University

The Champagne Bureau The CIVC (Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne) is a semi autonomous official body that looks after the interests of the thousands of Champagne vine growers and wine makers. It has several responsibilities, the most (in)famous perhaps being its fierce legal protection of Champagne’s status as a protected designation of origin product. […]