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Happy Malbec Day!

April 17th is Malbec Day – a day entirely dedicated to celebrating the grape responsible for creating the delicious wine we know and love. Originally grown in south-west France, Malbec was famously made in the Cahors region of France, where the grape is often referred to as “Côt”. Fast-forward to Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Everything else

Book & Bottle #NovelPairing: Chocolat

As Lent begins, a mysterious stranger and her daughter breeze into a dull French town bringing colour, spirit and ‘Chocolat’. Joanne Harris’s bitter-sweet novel is a tale of temptation and perfect for Easter. Helping me choose our #NovelPairings are Olivia Marsh from Corney & Barrow and Simon Heafield from Foyles. Read more

By Damian Barr, ago
Everyday Wine

Celebrating Women in Wine

International Women’s Day This week, people in countries across the globe are celebrating women. Historians, scientists, mothers, artists, entrepreneurs… the list goes on. At Corney & Barrow, we’re raising a glass to some of the remarkable women around the world who are shaping our industry. In particular, all the wonderful winemakers, Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Champagne & Sparkling

The wines we love…

It’s that time of year again. Shopping arcades turn into a sea of red and pink, cute chubby teddy bears line up offering bouquets of heart-shaped chocolates, and panicked shoppers bolt around trying to grab the most thoughtful-looking bunch of flowers. Happy Valentine’s Day! Whatever your thoughts on this most Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Everyday Wine

Matching wine and pancakes

Pairing wine with pancakes can be a great combination. Below are some typical pancake formats with suggested matching wines. Pancakes with sugar & lemon If you like your traditional sugar and lemon pancakes, try a lightly sweet wine such as a delicately tangy Muscat to compliment the citrus sweetness. Pancakes Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Everyday Wine

January is a time for …

With many of us taking on New Year’s Resolutions, January is becoming known under many alternative names, for example, ‘Dryuary’, intended for those brave folk who have decided to give up drinking for the month altogether. (Incidentally, if you are following the alternative ‘Ginuary’, you can find our delicious Own Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Everyday Wine

Top 10 Christmas Wines

It’s that time of year again, and whatever your festive traditions, they’re bound to involve a little tipple (or two). Corney & Barrow have been trading independently since 1780, so we know a bit about celebrating. We caught up with Fine Wine Sales Manager, Joe Muller to get some advice Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago
Everyday Wine

It’s Sherry Week!

It’s time to celebrate Sherry – one of the great misunderstood wines of the world. Here’s some things you might not know… 1) Sherry comes from Jerez (or Xeres), in south-west Spain. It has to be made in the Andalucian triangle (Jerez de la Frontera, Sanlúcar de Barrameda and El Read more

By Corney & Barrow, ago