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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 ...

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Natural Wines: The Marmite of the Wine World?

2021-09-07T12:47:20+01:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed, Wine|Tags: , , , , , |

Natural Wines: The Marmite of the Wine World?   In previous blogs, I’ve written about organic and bio-dynamic wine. There’s another category that has made its way into the wine lexicon – ‘natural’ – and so this blog will, hopefully, shed some light on what ‘natural’ wine means. The first thing to say is ...

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Bio-dynamic Wine

2021-07-09T18:22:54+01:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed, Wine|Tags: , , , |

I wrote recently about what the term organic means with regard to wine. Now it’s the turn of bio-dynamic. I suppose you could say this is organic – and beyond. Bio-dynamics is a system of agriculture and horticulture introduced in the 1920s by Rudolph Steiner, an Austrian philosopher. (By the way, his areas of ...

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Wine of the Month – Château La Mascaronne Rosé.

2021-05-16T12:26:21+01:00May 16th, 2021|Categories: Blog, The Wine Shed, Wine|Tags: , , , , |

Stop and Smell the Rosés! Actually, I should say stop and smell the rosé, singular, because although The Wine Shed has a wonderful selection of more than twenty mouth-watering rosés, I want to concentrate on just one - Château La Mascaronne Rosé. Before we look at the wine itself, let me whisk you off ...

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ORGANIC WINES

2021-05-05T14:50:17+01:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

The Wine Shed is renowned for its range of Organic, Biodynamic and sustainable wines, so in an occasional series of blogs, I thought I would examine what makes a wine Organic, Biodynamic or sustainable. What do the terms mean when applied to wine? Let’s look at Organic first. Organic Wines First of all, a ...

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