A grape by any other name…………. Our best selling Italian wine, Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Taverna Nova is extremely popular with restaurants and bars. The reason for this is its young, fresh drinking style – this isn’t a...

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Tempo al tempo – All in good time Translating literally as ‘my pace’ Miopasso sums up the Italian way of life. Taking everything in stride and savouring everyday life with a generous flow of wine is probably...

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Il vino fa buon sangue – Good wine makes good blood Yes, wine has run through the veins of Italy since arriving with the Greeks in around 800 BC. We’re celebrating everything Italiano this month, in...

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Dry Sack Sherry Rounding off Dry January we have the delightfully named Dry Sack, not at all dry, sweet sherry. No longer the preserve of your Grandma on Christmas day, sherry is enjoying the dessert...

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Cantina di Negrar Valpolicella Ripasso A slight curve ball here, a red wine on the dry side. Hailing from Italy, this rich red is from Cantina di Negrar, a vineyard just a few miles from...

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La Fonda Sauvignon Blanc Continuing our ‘Dry Wines for Dry January’, we’re going positively arid with our choice of La Fonda Sauvignon Blanc by the Los Robles winery. We’ve rated this beautiful wine from Chile as...

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We’ve interpreted ‘Dry January’ a little differently and for the month of January we’ll be focusing on dry wines and spirits. See what we did there? So, what we do we mean by ‘dry’, surely all...

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A Cracking White……   From Central Otego, New Zealand and a staple of our MDs Christmas table, Domain Road Dry Riesling is a treat for dry white lovers. Produced from the traditionally sweeter Riesling grape, the...

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Dreaming of a wine Christmas………. The decorations are finally up at home and they look delightfully festive.  Well done! Next job, relatives. Who’s the harassed host this year? Not you? Excellent. Pick one of these cracking wines...

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It’s pink……. Malbec is most definitely the red varietal of the moment. Smooth and easy drinking, the Argentinian speciality crosses price and occasion bands, equally at home as a Friday night glass, or a pricey...

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