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Archive: Mar 2020

Wine experts to follow

By JN Wine |

Now that many of us have more time on our hands it is a great opportunity to learn more about wine. We have put together a list of wine experts to follow to find out more. They range from education bodies to individuals who specialise in different topics of wine but all of them offer […]

Vintages – what are they and why are they important?

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What is a vintage? Put simply, the vintage of a wine is the year in which the grapes were harvested. The vintage can influence the taste and quality of the resulting wine due the conditions experienced by the vines over the growing season. It’s because of this that, in some instances, vintage can greatly affect […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

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Sunday 22nd March Champagne Forget-Brimont Brut Premier Cru Rosé NV Spoil her with this elegant Rosé Champagne from a sixth-generation champagne producing family. This delicious champagne has juicy red berry fruit but with an ample mouth feel and great finish. Rosé Saint Jacques Chapelle En Rose 2017 We love the story; a special limited edition […]

A week in Burgundy by Aidan McGrory

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A truly great quote is similar to an exceptionally aged wine – it never really gets old, so I hope I will be forgiven for recycling a favourite quote of mine from a previous post; “Only with Burgundy do the details matter so passionately… others have made beautiful Pinot Noirs, but none arouse the passions […]