A popular red grape variety that rose to fame after clever marketing and easy food pairing suggestions.Read More
A great grape variety at home in Spain and Portugal.Read More
A great grape with a poor quality reputation. Gamay is hugely underrated in my opinion. Top quality Beaujolais Cru wines cannot only be of outstanding quality but also much more affordable in comparison to other French appellations.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
Cabernet Franc shines in its ability to show off its elegant structure and perfumed aromas.Read More
Confusing because of its name. ‘Montepulciano’ is a much more famous medieval hill town in Tuscany, Italy.Read More
A black grape variety best known in Chile. Phylloxera almost wiped it out but luckily plantings remained.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.