Latest Blog Posts

  • Romania, perfecting Pinot Noir

    11  Aug 2021
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    An unhearalded wine making country, and the trickiest grapes to grow. Why Romania might be the place to go for Pinot Noir

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  • Our Friends in Lebanon

    04  Aug 2021
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    We look at one of the most important winemaking regions that you may never have heard of, and one of our favourite wines

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  • The ‘Poetry’ of Karim Mussi

    19  Jul 2021
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    One of our favourites producers. Philip reviews the flavours of Los Poetos, a Bordeaux blend from Argentina.

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  • Traditional Argentinian Malbec

    19  Jul 2021
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    Chris reviews the Malbec of Zuccardi, an Argentinian winemaking superstar

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  • Sensational Sauvignons from Around the World

    19  Jul 2021
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    Peter looks at two of his favourite Sauvignion Blancs from opposite corners of the world.

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  • Bluffer’s guide to Pinot Noir

    19  Jul 2021
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    Vaida gives an introduction to Pinot Noir, and talks about Luis Felipe Edwards' brilliant Dancing Flame Pinot Noir

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  • The Essence of Sicily— Nero d’Avola

    19  Jul 2021
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    Stefano Chioccioli is a prodigy of italian wine making, with his wines winning awards and accolades year on year. Here we taste his Nero d'Avola from the island of Sicily

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  • Grillo rediscovered

    19  Jul 2021
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    A grape with a storied history, Sicily's Grillo grape has been gaining more of a following recently, and Alan tells you why.

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  • País—The Forgotten Chilean Grape

    19  Jul 2021
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    Chile's oldest grape is back in the spolight

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  • The Tempranillo Story

    19  Jul 2021
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    Not you typical wine from The Bodega Rioja Vega. Mary looks at truly unique wine.

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  • A Classic Côtes du Rhône

    19  Jul 2021
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    Ever since the Romans started the cultivation of vines in the Rhone, it has been producing fantastic wines for all tastes.

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  • Armenia—the Oldest Wine Producer in the World

    19  Jul 2021
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    An underrated wine making region starts to get the recognition it deserves.

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  • More to Moscato

    04  May 2021
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    May 9th is Moscato day this year and whilst being one of the most significant and historic names in the winemaking world, it is also somewhat misunderstood. Firstly, Moscato is not a single grape variety but a family of over 200 grapes which have a shared lineage. Whether Muscat, Muscato, Moscatel or one of the many other names assigned to this dynasty of grapes, the majority (but not all) of the wines tend to be made in a sweet, floral style. Below I will introduce you to but a taste of what Muscat has to offer.

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  • The deadliest frost of the 21st century

    03  May 2021
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    The 5th of April marked the beginning of many sleepless nights for the French winemakers due to the devastating frost that swept across the country’s vineyards with temperatures in certain places dropping down to -7°C degrees. Even though the frost lingered for only three nights, it was enough to damage every wine-making region in France with estimated vine losses ranging from 50% to 100%, leading the French minister of agriculture, Julien Denormandie, to declare the event an “agricultural disaster”.

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  • What makes our Wine Club special?

    19  Apr 2021
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    Anyone in Nottingham and beyond knows exactly where to find exceptional wines and spirits as well as where to seek the best advice on them. If you haven’t guessed it already – yes, we are talking about us, one of the oldest family-owned businesses in the county!

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  • Alsatian white that changed my mind

    08  Mar 2021
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    I am not normally a white wine person, this has wine has changed my mind!

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  • My Journey on the Malbec Blend

    15  Oct 2020
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    I started my wine journey with Weavers when Philip handed me a bottle of ‘Los Poetas’. As a devoted fan of the Old World and more traditional wines, ‘Los Poetas’ gave me a truly memorable insight into the New World and led me to re-evaluate my preferences!

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  • 2020 A Very Pleasant Surprise for Beaujolais

    07  Oct 2020
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    It's that time of year again when we starting looking at the European harvest and planning our range for 2021. As the vintage reports roll in, the report for Beaujolais has caught my eye.  With 2020 being an all togther challenging year, to say the least, it's great to have some good news.

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  • Celebrating Cabernet Sauvignon

    02  Sep 2020
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    In celebration of #InternationalCabernetSauvignonDay last week, we thought we would share some fascinating facts about this much-loved grape. The ‘parents’ of Cabernet Sauvignon are two other important wine grapes - Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. Their pollination, though not intentional, created a very happy accident! ⁠

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  • Sensational Stellenbosch

    01  Aug 2020
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    The family-owned Jordan Wine Estate, situated in Stellenbosch, South Africa is right at the beating heart of the renowned Cape Winelands. Gary and Kathy Jordan have been making award-winning wines since 1993 on their 164 hectare hillside property which has evolved over the years to include a wine tasting centre, luxury accommodation, a delicatessen-style bakery and a world-class restaurant where visitors can relax and enjoy fine Cape wines and local Cape fare surrounded by breathtaking views of Table Mountain, False Bay and the Stellenbosch Mountains.

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  • Cascadia Syrah

    01  Aug 2020
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    When thinking about American wines Washington State may not be the first place that comes to mind but it is actually the 2nd most prolific wine producing region of the U.S.A, with the Yakima Valley alone being home to over 120 wineries.

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  • Muscadet

    01  Aug 2020
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    The Louis Métaireau Grand Mouton Domaine is located between the Sèvre and Maine rivers, at the heart of the Muscadet Appellation, in the commune of Saint-Fiacre-sur-Maine.

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  • Cotes d'Auvergne

    01  Aug 2020
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    One of the best parts of being in the wine business is being able to explore the lesser known vineyard regions of the world and uncovering hidden gems. The pursuit of these lesser known treasures can lead you to some unlikely areas but occasionally you find that something that has been hiding right under your nose.

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  • We are Looking for someone to join our team

    01  Jul 2020
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    We are looking for an Assistant Wine Sales Manager to work alongside our Shop, Warehouse and Online Managers. This provides an amazing opportunity for the right candidate to commence their career and become part of our future. It is a diverse and varied role that will cover all aspects of our business from being involved with buying right though to delivering to our customers both in the shop and out on our vans.

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