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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Wines for Christmas Dinner

2021-12-10T16:06:01+00:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hands up – how many of you will have turkey for Christmas dinner? A good few methinks. And what wine will you serve with it? Not sure? Let me give you a few hints as to what might go well with turkey – and a host of other Christmas food. By the way, all ...

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