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Baflour Wine at Hush Heath Estate

English Wine Week 2021 is here!

This year's English Wine Week celebration is shaping up to be a truly Midsummer event!   Normally an annual event held in May, Wine GB have made the decision to shift this year's celebration of all things English to June, to mark the start of summer. Although...

Mission Hill Okanagan Lake

Spring Additions to the Portfolio

With sunnier days ahead of us, a few bank holidays on the horizon, and a hint of normality slowly emerging, it’s time to kick-start the Spring season with the right wine portfolio. From Canada, to England, to France, we have just added four amazing producers...

Christmas food and wine pairings

Christmas food and wine pairing ideas

T-minus 24 days until Christmas! And, as the government has announced a 'restriction holiday' on the 25th December, allowing up to three households to celebrate together indoors in certain regions of England, it's time to get that Christmas tree up, your favourite jumpers out, and...

Why are magnums the best choice for Christmas?

This year the big celebrations and roaring parties will give way to smaller groups of friends and family that, despite different circumstances, will hopefully be having a Christmas toast while exchanging presents. As the festive feeling slowly grows, the same old habit of buying ‘special’...

Harvest 2019 Southern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere: Harvest 2019 Overview

By Jessica Broadbent     The Southern Hemisphere's 2019 vintage will be characterised by freshness and vibrance.   Challenging, cooler than average temperatures have affected most countries, alongside abundant rainfall that balanced out typical warm climates. In South Africa, however, there has been a break from the droughts that affected...

The Bishop's Cave Shelves

Blurring the lines between Off Trade and On Trade: How to capitalise on evolving customer needs

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" video="" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Off Trade wine scene is on the move, with a growing number of operators moving from a purely retail model, to a place where customers can stay and enjoy the wines they’ve purchased. Consumers no longer just...