Cal Pla Winery: Day one

30th November 2016

Thrusting open the wooden doors; warm, heady aromas of fermenting wine greeted us. Allowing the CO2 to clear, work began in earnest. First task was to pump over the Merlot/Grenache/Carignan for Cal Pla Tinto held in a 16,000L. concrete tank. During … Continue reading

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Ferg’s Fab Festive Flavours

18th November 2016

Hello all, I can’t believe the festive season is nearly here…again! In co-ordination with December’s wine club case release, I’d like to share some food and wine suggestions with you that also explains why we’ve opted for this month’s inclusions. … Continue reading

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Cal Pla Winery: An Introduction

31st October 2016

If you follow us on Twitter, you might have seen that I was in Spain at Cal Pla winery. Returned back to the UK, I wanted to share my journal with you. The contents were written each evening after work to … Continue reading

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Wines of the Future?

21st September 2016

Emerging Regions U.K wine retailers have made great strides in recent decades when it comes to presenting new and exciting wines from all across the globe. This is exemplified by the emergence of  wines from new world countries such as … Continue reading

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Broadband and Wine

2nd September 2016

For years now I have being hearing on the news about how bad rural broadband and internet services are.  I fully appreciate how business in the communities feel left behind with under development from our national communication company.  I think … Continue reading

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It’s all in the Weather, Emerging Problems with the 2016 Vintage

1st July 2016

Last week I met with a potential Beaujolais supplier for a chat and tasting of his families wines.  This was the week after Paris saw horrendous flooding as well as other deluges in other parts of Europe. Whilst writing this … Continue reading

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A Wine to go With Brexit…

30th June 2016

Like many I really thought that the UK would vote to remain in the EU. Now there will be lots of discussion with regards to what the implications are on a whole load of matters. Somehow I do not think … Continue reading

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In or Out? The Referendum and the Wine Trade

27th May 2016

Like me I am sure you have been following the EU Referendum debate with interest and I dare say that you can see the pros and cons of both sides of the argument, once you can see past all the … Continue reading

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Riesling: The Hipster’s Grape Of Choice?!

14th May 2016

I am sure that it will not come as a huge shock to many Weavers Wine Club members to learn that my favourite grape variety is Riesling. Whilst some of my colleagues in the trade may hate the question ‘so … Continue reading

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Wine Investment Fraud Warning From Nottingham Police

22nd April 2016

We have recently received this notice from Nottingham Police and wanted to share this with our readers. Please take a moment to read if you have wine investments held in bond. Action Fraud (Action Fraud, Administrator, National) A new investment … Continue reading

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