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 […]

John’s Monthly Wine Recommendations: August Part 2

White Wine Lenton Brae Southside Margar​et River Chardonnay. The Wine Society, £14.99 Lenton Brae Southside Margaret River Chardonnay, The Wine Society The unique Maritime climate of Margaret River produces some of Australia’s finest red and white wines. An elegant, Burgundy-esque Chardonnay with a careful balance of delicate citrus and stonefruit, yeast lees nuttiness, butter and […]