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The Complete Guide: What You Need To Know About Wine Additives

wine additives

Do you know about these common (and not so common) wine additives? Winemaking, in theory, is such an easy process – you pick grapes, crush them and let the naturally present yeast work its magic. Using the sugar from the grapes, the yeast turns the resulting liquid from grape juice into wine.  But life isn’t […]

Try Some Low Alcohol Wines Instead!

low alcohol wine

Having worked a large part of my legal drinking life in the wine trade, I have never been able to take part in Dry Jan – so for me, there has always been the alternative route, which is either drinking less – which in my role is pretty impossible, resorting to watery alcohol free wheat […]

How to Drink Consciously – Drink Quality not Quantity

As we concentrate on the sustainable, environmental and health segment of the wine market, January is the perfect time to be thinking about drinking consciously rather than in quantity like over Christmas. So let’s focus on the lower alcohol, lower tannin & sulphates and more sustainably produced wines so you can drink consciously any time. If you’re like […]

What Are Sulphites? Are Sulphites In Wine Dangerous?

sulphites

What are sulphites? Sulphites in wine are chemical compounds (sulphur dioxide, or SO2) that occur naturally, to a varying degree, in all types of wine. Sulphites act as both a wine’s preservative and enhancer, many vintners purposely add sulphites at key moments of the winemaking process to quickly halt on-going fermentation or to help protect […]

Top Five Hangover Cures

hangover cures

All of our customers drink responsibly and have never had a hangover in their lives. But that might not be the case for their more unfortunate friends. So here we are, asking for a friend, what are the best hangover cures? Maybe it would help to know what a hangover is. But despite our ability […]

Which Wines Are The Best For Your Health?

The Best For Your Health

That question you are probably asking yourself every Monday night – ‘Which Wines Are The Best For Your Health‘? These health benefits should inspire you to pour a glass of our sustainable wine tonight. You may have heard that wine offers health benefits… Some of what you hear may be wishful thinking or the exaggerated […]

What is Natural Wine?

Natural Wine

The natural wine movement is now reaching new heights, both in terms of production and consumption, and there are still a lot of people out there, especially those that we are preaching to that still don’t know a lot about natural wine. I think now it’s time to define these wines so consumers know that what […]

Why Do Some Wines Give You a Headache?

Why do some wines give you a Headache

Why do some wines give you a headache? This is a common question these days. Aside from drinking too much, there could be a legitimate reason for your pain! Some people believe that post-wine headaches are caused by sulphites in wine but this myth has since been debunked by experts. Instead, we should be pointing the […]