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Posted on 30 Jul 2012
Seven Springs Vineyard is a new winery with aspirations of becoming a leading producer of premium quality wines, situated bewteen the seaside town of Hermanus and the Spa Town of Caledon, in the picturesque Western Cape, South Africa. Having great benefits from their oceanic... READ MORE »
Posted on 24 Jul 2012
  Following my motto ‘never drink the same wine twice’ I left behind my Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, Chardonnay from Chile, and went looking for something new, exciting, sexy. Then I was offered a bottle of Torrontes from Argentina made by Bodegas Nieto in... READ MORE »
Posted on 24 Jul 2012
When it comes to French wine Bordeaux is Bordeaux and the Loire is the Loire, however Bourgogne (Burgundy) wine suffers from some what of an identity crisis, complicated by the many labels it has. There are 100 different appellations or delineated zones of production in... READ MORE »
Posted on 06 Jul 2012
  As a sommelier on a mission I believe in unusual wine, uncommon wine; no big names as there are so many other choices along with my motto: ‘never drink the same wine twice’. Although maybe I am guilty of a little exaggeration, there are some, be them few,... READ MORE »
Posted on 06 Jul 2012
This week we will be suggesting wines to try both with and without food. We must stress though that we are merely paddling on the shoreline of this vast subject, giving you a few ideas in the hope that you will catch a wave and enjoy the ride. You can do as much research into... READ MORE »
Posted on 06 Jul 2012
Would you turn your nose up at drinking wine out of a tumbler or feel out of place holding a Waterford crystal glass? Does the glass really make a difference? We believe it does but there are so many glasses of all shapes and sizes on the market, it’s difficult to decide... READ MORE »
Posted on 06 Jul 2012
  Have you ever invited friends over for dinner, ended up leaving work late and running into the local off licence on the way home to grab some wine, only to find that the chiller cabinet is empty? So, you take what’s on the shelf and when you get home, bung it in... READ MORE »
Posted on 06 Jul 2012
This week Q Wines subscriber email covers the do’s and don’ts of wine storage, whether your wine lasts a matter of hours on the side board or a few years in the cellar there are some golden rules to remember. For those of you who enjoy a glass or two regularly, what... READ MORE »
Posted on 06 Jul 2012
You might have your boss coming round for dinner and need to impress or you might be looking forward to a few glasses (or bottles!) of wine with your closest friends. Either way, you need to select your chosen tipple but with so many wines out there, where do you start? This... READ MORE »