During this period of lockdown sales of wine online have increase significantly. At this point I have to declare a personal interest as the owner of an online wine store called The Wine Place. The title of this article is ‘who buys wine?’. According to
Buying wine is not easy, in fact for many it can be somewhat overwhelming. Whether it be a restaurant or a wine shop the way wines are displayed or described assumes the customer has previous knowledge and often makes the experience intimidating. Yet it does
A wine label is the equivalent of a book cover and should communicate what is inside the bottle; it could be a classic, a thriller or a trashy summer novel.
Wine producers are fortunate because they can decide on everything from how the wines is that
In a recent article in the New York Times wine critic Eric Azimov wrote ‘ wine is food ’, referring to the fact that in the USA many consumers are becoming more aware of the ingredients in the foods they eat and where those ingredients
6 Ways to Pair Food with Wine
A healthy mediterranean meal includes wine but which wine is best suited for particular dishes or styles of food. Here are six ways to pair food with wine that will complement each other. It’s fun to experiment and add
If you consider yourself to be a discerning wine drinker here are 10 tips to improve your wine knowledge.
No.1 Do you have to know about wine to appreciate a good wine? Experience does help but a good wine should speak for itself.
No. 2 Don’t be
To discover Bodega 3T you have to go to Galicia, one of my favourite places to spend some time. This week I visited my friends Mario and Angel at their winery Bodega 3T in Vilanova de Arousa, near Pontevedra. The name 3T comes from the
I went to visit my friend Chimo in his allotment or ‘huerta’ on the outskirts of Valencia, close to where I live. He has a plot of about 50m2 and everyday he goes there to attend his crops. Like many people I like the idea
Mark’s Chicken Curry with Chenin Blanc, version Mark O'Neill
I am big fan of curry and a simple Chicken Curry made with coconut milk goes really well with many wines, particularly Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc from the Western Cape in South Africa. This combination is a favourite
Which Wines for Weddings or other special events such as an anniversary celebration, company event or a communion?
How much wine should you order? What type of wine should you order? How much should you pay? Too often the wine is overlooked and left to the