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WINE 999: Your wine questions answered ahead of Christmas

Wine 999 is so your wine questions can be answered in the lead up to Christmas. Have a brother-in-law who knows everything about wine and want something to impress him, but don’t want to spend a fortune? Or aren’t sure what temperature to serve a wine at? We’ve got your back and we’ll answer any questions […]

Exploring New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Look for a definition of a premium New World wine region and New Zealand will be your answer. Viticulture there dates back to 1836, when Scottish-born oenologist (and father of Australian Wine) James Busby started planting vines on his estate in Waitangi, but it was in the early 1970s that Brancott Estate (then Montana) first […]

Discover Chandon and win a Chandon experience at the British Grand Prix

Like many wine-growing countries on the American continent, Argentina was introduced to the vine by missionaries needing wine for their rituals – sacramental wine.  Today, Argentina has established itself as a serious wine-making country. Once a land of over-baked table wines, pioneers such as Nicolas Catena and Moët & Chandon saw the potential of high-altitude […]

Top 3 Chardonnays for International Chardonnay Day

May 26th is International Chardonnay Day for 2016.  But it could also be the 23rd, and we saw someone in Australia saying it’s the 21st – so we’ve decided to make a week of it! Once the victim of fashion, like a pop-song that you’d listened to five hundred times too many, Chardonnay is coming back, […]

Majestic’s Definition range triumphs at awards

With SATs in the news, students knuckling down for exams and even Eurovision, this month is all about tests and competitions.  May is very important for the wine trade – May is the month of results! Yesterday, the results of the International Wine Challenge (www.internationalwinechallenge.com) and Decanter World Wine Awards (www.decanter.com/decanter-awards) were announced.  Each wine […]