A Riesling To Be Cheerful

Riesling (pron. rees-ling). Wine writer and TV personality Oz Clarke once described Riesling as the teacher’s pet of the wine world.  Beloved by the wine trade, misunderstood by everyone else. He’s right.  Ask one of the wine gurus in store about Riesling, and you’ll likely get an enthused response.  We love it.  We’re convinced that […]

Buyer’s Choice Double Bill – Gewurztraminer & Barbera

You wait a whole week for a wine Buyer’s recommendation, and then two come along at once.  It’s a double bill for you to try in-store this weekend, alongside – no doubt – some really excellent bin-end wine bargains. Both of these wines were sourced by Suzie, who has both Alsace and Italy in her […]

Meet The Winemaker: Olivier Humbrecht

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Domaine Zind-Humbrecht is owned and run by father-and-son team Léonard and Olivier Humbrecht. Olivier was an early adopter of biodynamics, and was instrumental in founding Biodyvin, the certifying body for biodynamics in viticulture.  Not only that, he was the first Frenchman to qualify as a Master of Wine. […]