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 […]

Sparkling Wine and Fried Food

We tend to think of sparkling wines as a special treat, a drink reserved for special occasions and the finest of foods. However, they are becoming more democratic and affordable than ever before. The rise in popularity of that famous Italian bubbly everyone loves, has encouraged suppliers to fuel our love affair with fizz, in […]

How Sparkling Wine is Made & Why Prices Vary

Are all sparkling wines the same? Everyone, usually even non wine drinkers, have heard of Champagne. You expect it to be a high quality, expensive product. This is down to centuries of clever marketing, careful refinement of manufacturing process and aggressive image building and protection by the region’s makers. However, we are in a golden […]