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How is oak used in winemaking?
Vines aren’t the only plant important in modern winemaking.
Posted on: 21st May 2020 by Rachel England
Posted in: Closer Look, Wine Making,
Tagged: Oak Barrels Flavour Oxygen Fermentation Taste Chips Pinot Noir Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Syrah French American
How is the sweetness of wine measured?
What constitutes a ‘sweet’ wine and how are they made?
Posted on: 7th May 2020 by Rachel England
Posted in: Closer Look, Tasting Notes,
Tagged: Sweet Wine Sugar Dry Off Dry Medium Residual Sugar Red White Taste
What makes a good vintage?
From Burgundy’s iconic 1846 vintage to Bordeaux’s much-celebrated 2009, what makes a great vintage great?
Posted on: 27th April 2020 by Rachel England
Posted in: Tasting Notes, Wine Investment, Wine Making,
Tagged: Wine Vintage Year Wine Making Weather Climate Grapes Humidity Rain Hemisphere Flavours Tannins