Discover 250 extraordinary wines from around the globe

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Discover 250 extraordinary wines from around the globe H2Vin and The Wine Treasury are teaming up to bring you 250 extraordinary wines from around the globe. We are pleased to be working together with Clapham’s The Wine Treasury for the ‘250’ Trade Portfolio Tasting on Wednesday 22 March at St Martin’s-in-the-Fields on Trafalgar Square to […]

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Champagne and Christmas food pairings

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Most of us probably associate Champagne with celebrations and parties. The clinking of glasses, the making of toasts, the enjoyment of this delicately bubbly wine in all its nuances. It’s often drunk alone, or with some finger food, as a refreshing aperitif, with its crisp acidity stimulating your appetite for a meal to come.   […]

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A clever way of pairing wine with Christmas pudding

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So, you’ve created beautiful pairings with your starters and main course for the Christmas Day meal. Now you have the dilemma of what to pair with the Christmas pudding. The accepted wisdom is that you pair sweet foods with even sweeter wines. But what do you do when the sweet treat, i.e. Christmas pudding, is […]

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5 + 1 tips for appreciating Champagne

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Champagne is perhaps the most famous and unique wine in the world. This sparkling drink is associated with luxury and celebration. Yet, how often do we give any thought to what makes it so unique and why so many seek to imitate its dazzle? The terroir Champagne is one of the most northerly wine-producing regions […]

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What should red Burgundy taste like?

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The world of Red Burgundy can be complex for most consumers. Pinot Noir often delivers a high acidity, light tannins and light colour, leaving much of its charm to its perfume and unique flavour profile. And that when service temperature and pairing become key to avoid red Burgundy’s attributes being completely missed. Burgundy lovers might […]

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Monte Zovo in Valpolicella by Decanter

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The Monte Zovo range is produced from 140 hectares of family-owned vineyards and crafted to be the authentic expression of the three principal denominations of the Verona area: Valpolicella, Garda and Lugana. Diego Cottini is the innovative winemaker behind Monte Zovo, backed in Valpolicella by consultant Riccardo Cotarella.   HILLSIDE VINEYARDS:  PURSUING ELEGANCE IN AMARONE […]

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Have you read the incredible JancisRobinson.com & Richard Hemming MW review of our Domaine Alary L’Estévenas 2018 Cairanne?

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2018 vintage French wine Jancis Robinson MW Masters MW MS Organic wine Rhône Richard Hemming MW Tasting Wine critic

“Few wines can compete with Ch de Beaucastel 1978, an iconic Châteauneuf-du-Pape from a legendary vintage – but this unassuming 2018 from the village of Cairanne did exactly that at a recent Rhône tasting I hosted” You can read the full JancisRobinson.com article here Plenty of ripe fruit, freshness and persistency are the essential characteristics […]

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International Viognier Day – how much do you know about this grape?

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The end of April saw the world celebrate International Viognier Day so we wanted to share our delicious range with you. Viognier [“Vee-own-yay”] is a full-bodied white wine that originated in southern France. Most loved for its perfumed aromas of peach, tangerine and honeysuckle, Viognier can also be oak-aged to add a rich creamy taste […]

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