Why is English Wine So Expensive?

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English wine is winning lots of awards at the moment and it’s gaining prestige internationally. However, in the past English wine hasn’t had a great reputation. Sometimes I look at the bottles in the wine merchant and wonder why it’s … Continued

Loire Valley Wine Tasting

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Wine tasting lends itself well to working over Zoom and I’ve enjoyed quite a few great virtual tastings over the last few months. On Friday evening I ventured to the Loire Valley for a tasting with well-known wine educator, Heather … Continued

Christmas Events 2020

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The coronavirus pandemic has already led to many events and celebrations being cancelled this year. The latest government announcement suggests that Christmas 2020 is going to be unusual for all of us. Every year we love going out and meeting … Continued

English Wines for Summer

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This unique summer has given us the chance to explore some of the amazing things on our own doorsteps. English wine is growing in popularity every year. Not just the well known sparkling varieties, English winemakers are also producing some … Continued

Which corkscrew to buy?

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Lots of customers ask us which corkscrew to buy. We currently sell five different types of cork remover. We have something for every budget and every cork. As there is a bit of choice I thought it might be useful … Continued

Our best movies about wine

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Discovering and reviewing the best movies about wine is definitely a benefit I was not expecting from having an extended period of time at home. Lockdown has given me the opportunity to revisit some old favourites and to discover some … Continued