Top 5 Christmas film and wine pairings

  There’s no time like Christmas time. The twinkling of tree lights, the incredible aromas wafting from the kitchen, the lovely hubbub as family and friends gather, and, of course, the happy clink of glasses. To make the most of the festive season, discover our top Christmas film and wine pairings! 1. ELF & Sparkling […]

Mid-Week Meals: Victoria Moore’s Hot Crab Pots

We can all agree that cooking mid-week meals can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. And that occasionally (most of the time) those meals would taste a whole lot better with a glass of wine. We’ve teamed up with some inspiring chefs to bring you simple, easy and delicious recipes, like these Hot Crab […]

Spotlight: Champagne Salon

Last week, we launched the latest vintage of our Champagne Salon 2007. Here, we look at the story of the man behind this incredible brand. Creating Champagne Salon The story of Champagne Salon’s creator, Eugène-Aimé Salon, reads like a picaresque novel, a tale of rags-to-riches – or in this case: furs. The child of a […]

6 Wines For Summer

How do you choose which wine to drink over summer? Sure, you could spend all day coming up with a perfect menu and planning what you’re going to eat and match the flavours to your wine. Or you could take a look at your phone, check the weather and use this guide. If it’s hot […]

Picnic: Top 10 food & wine pairings

We all love a picnic. According to Wikipedia, the first usage of the word in print can be traced back to 1692, in Tony Willis’s Origines de la Langue Française, in which he mentions the term ‘pique-nique’ as being of recent origin.[1] The interesting part is that the term ‘picnic’ originally described a BYO situation […]

Damian Barr’s Ninth #NovelPairing: Bridget Jones’s Diary

It’s time to wriggle into your big pants (real or metaphorical) for a Valentine’s date with Bridget Jones! Helping Damian choose our #NovelPairings are James Franklin from Corney & Barrow and Simon Heafield from Foyles. February brings romance – a high-stakes month for Bridget and her tribe.  It’s twenty years since hapless, heroic Bridge first dreamed […]

The Best White Wines For Autumn

Spicy, subtle fruit and silky acidity is exactly what you need for Autumn drinking. So what wine should you be choosing? But you don’t have to stick to red wine. A lot of the best qualities found in spicier reds can be found in some tasty white wines. You just have to know where to […]

5 Reasons Why Chardonnay Is The Best Grape Variety Ever

From humble beginnings, this grape variety has captured the imagination of generations. Not always in a good way. So here’s a brief timeline of how Chardonnay took over the world. It Only Exists Thanks To An Accident Like so many things in life, the best things happen by accident. Thanks to University of California, Davis […]

A stroll down The Lane

In 2000, Marty Edwards’ wine making father, John Edwards invited Marty to join him on a journey to France, to visit a range of historic vineyards across a number of classic wine regions, in the hope of luring his adventure seeking son into a role at the family winery in the Adelaide Hills of South […]