Grenache is an interesting variety. It is full of bright fruit flavours and floral notes. It is grown throughout the world creating a range of styles most commonly red and roséRead More
Tempranillo is an incredible grape variety widely used in Spain and Portugal. It is used in the production of one of the worlds’ most fantastic fortified wines, Port. In Spain Rioja and Ribera del Duero it shines.Read More
The worlds' most famous red wine grape. Descendant of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Planted in warmer regions as tends to ripen later. Powerful aromas of blackcurrant, and if matured in new oak, aromas of cedar and tobacco can be seen. In youth deep purple in colour, ages well. The grapes are small but thick skinned-high ratio of colour matter and tannins to juice.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
A fantastic white grape variety that is indigenous to Greece, in particular, the island of Santorini. However, plantings of the grape are increasing globally.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