Zinfandel in America or Primitivo in Italy has a mixed reputation. From bold, high alcohol red wines to sweet pink rosé Zinfandel might not suit everyone’s tastes. However, when carefully produced the wines can be interesting with powerful aromatics and a rich structure.Read More
Lying in the shadow of Chardonnay few people know of Burgundy’s second white grape called Aligoté.Read More
A highly aromatic grape variety that has the ability to produce outstanding and complex wines. It is deeply coloured, with pink skins making it easy to recognise in the glass. It’s one of the four noble varieties in Alsace and historically has shown great significance.Read More
Confusing because of its name. ‘Montepulciano’ is a much more famous medieval hill town in Tuscany, Italy.Read More
The most famous variety used in the production of port. High tannin, acid and deeply coloured wines. It's grown throughout Portugal and also in Spain, USA, Australia and South Africa.
An extremely well known grape making wines all over the world. Depending on the wine making techniques used it can be very varied in style from fresh, crisp and refreshing to an oaked style often referred to as fume Blanc.Read More