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Organic, Biodynamic and Natural Wines… What’s the Difference?

There are lots of labels thrown around in the wine world these days…organic…biodynamic…natural… but lots of wine drinkers are confused.

If your eyes have already glazed over with the complexity of the wine vocabulary, more technical terms can feel like an overload. So, let’s get clear and simple.

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Experimenting with wine: why it’s good for the soul

We humans are creatures of habit. We find something we like and stick to it. When it comes to wine, however, a little experimentation is actually very good for the soul.

The next time you reach for your favourite Sauvignon Blanc, you might want to consider trying a zesty Vermentino instead. Jumping out of your comfort zone is not only beneficial, it’s also a brilliant way to learn more about wine.

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From grape to glass: how your wine gets from the vineyard to your table

There are several stages that need to take place before your favourite wine makes it way from the vineyard to your table.

There are also numerous factors that can affect how good a particular vintage is and whether a harvest is successful or not, including the weather and location of the vineyard.

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The benefits of joining an online wine club

Great offers, exclusive wines from across the globe and a big sense of community. These are just a few of the benefits you get from being part of an online wine club.

There’s more interest in wine than at any time in the history of our planet. Part of that is down to the growth in winemaking regions and the development of new vineyards across the globe.

But popularity has also been driven by the online world, making new and exciting vintages easily available at an affordable price, helping to educate and inform those of us who love wine.

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How much do you know about rosé?

For decades it seemed as though rosé wine earned less respect than its red and white cousins. In recent years, however, the global love for rosé has developed to such a degree that it is now more popular in France than white wine.

Despite its current popularity and frequent association with millennials, rosé is hardly a new trend. In fact, it’s believed that some of the earliest wines ever made were actually pink, with the first documented rosé dating back to 7000 BC.

How’s that for a vintage?

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Picking the right Champagne

Perhaps it’s for a wedding, a special birthday or a christening, breaking out the Champagne is the most popular tipple for those big, big occasions.

While most of us enjoy a glass or two, however, many people don’t have much expertise when it comes to the traditional bubbly.

Does this sound familiar? No panic: we’ve got you covered.

If you don’t know your sparkling wine from your brute coup or a flute from a red wine glass, here’s our quick guide on how to pick the best Champagne for your next special occasion.

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