Uncategorised

Days of Wine, and (especially) Rosés!

2022-07-22T17:05:37+01:00July 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed, Uncategorised, Wine|Tags: , , , , |

Summer’s here, embracing the days of wine and roses – and rosés. Actually, I have just imbibed a glass of rosé whilst sat next to my prized rose bush, listening to birds singing and insects buzzing. Delightful taste, beautiful scent, breathtaking view, calming sounds. All the senses satisfied - the best of all possible ...

Read more

Comments Off on Days of Wine, and (especially) Rosés!

SPOTLIGHT ON … CHARDONNAY

2022-05-26T10:54:26+01:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed, Uncategorised, Wine|Tags: , , , , |

To follow up on my previous blogs about particular grapes, here’s another International Wine Day – this time the spotlight is on Chardonnay. May 26th is International Chardonnay Day so let’s look at a brief profile of the birthday grape. What’s in a name? Chardonnay takes its name from the village of Chardonnay in ...

Read more

Comments Off on SPOTLIGHT ON … CHARDONNAY

SPOTLIGHT ON … RIESLING

2022-03-09T13:15:13+00:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed, Uncategorised, Wine|Tags: , , , |

To follow up on my blogs about Pinot Noir and Merlot, here’s another International Wine Day – this time the spotlight is on Riesling. March 13th is International Riesling Day so let’s look at a brief profile of the birthday grape. You say to-mar-to, I say to-may-to …. First of all, let’s get the ...

Read more

Comments Off on SPOTLIGHT ON … RIESLING

Where in the World: How Geography Affects the Style of a Wine

2022-03-09T12:58:35+00:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed, Uncategorised, Wine|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Different plants grow in different places. A bit of an obvious statement really. I’m just casting my eye over the landscape near where I live in the north of England and it’s apparent that the plants that are growing here will be quite different from those growing in the south of France, say. There’s ...

Read more

Comments Off on Where in the World: How Geography Affects the Style of a Wine

Wine of the Month – Craft Farm Rosehip

2021-10-12T15:05:52+01:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed, Uncategorised, Wine|Tags: , , , |

To link in with this month’s blog post about orange wines, we have chosen Craft Farm Rosehip from Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand as our Wine of the Month. The first thing to say is, don’t panic, it’s not made from rosehips! In fact, it’s a wonderfully balanced combination of Albarino, Gewürztraminer, Muscat Petit Grain ...

Read more

Comments Off on Wine of the Month – Craft Farm Rosehip
Go to Top