From Grape to the Bottle

From Grape to the Bottle

It’s the process that provides us all with the joyous beverage that is wine, but how do our favourite drops come to be? The winemaking process has been around for thousands of years, evolving from a method requiring very little human intervention into a billion-dollar industry featuring cutting edge technology....

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Let’s Bust These Common Wine Myths

Let’s Bust These Common Wine Myths

While many of us think we know our wine, there are some quirky beliefs that we just can’t shake. From great wine having great ‘legs’ to preserving sparkling wine fizz with a metal spoon, let’s debunk these popular wine myths.   Wine gets better with age SOMETIMES: Admit it –...

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3 Wine Accessories You Actually Need

3 Wine Accessories You Actually Need

Decanters, aerators, stoppers, openers, glasses, racks, fridges, cellars…you name it, it’s probably a wine accessory. The market is awash with various different tools and gadgets that proclaim to boost our wine enjoyment experience. While many of these accessories can without a doubt enhance our appreciation of our wine collection, many...

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Why Are Some Wines More Expensive Than Others?

Why Are Some Wines More Expensive Than Others?

While scanning the shelves of your local bottle shop, you are no doubt thinking about grabbing a bottle of an old favourite wine, or perhaps sampling something new. As you stand there choosing between two bottles, trying to decide whether the eye-catching design on one label outweighs the band of...

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Let’s Get Serious About Rosé

Let’s Get Serious About Rosé

If there is one thing wine buffs cannot agree on, it is rosé. Many a wine connoisseur has been reluctant to embrace this blush-hued blend, with many failing to see past rosé’s reputation as a wine for quaffing. As one of the favourite tipples of young, female drinkers and its...

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Grand Cru Has Your Summer Sorted

Grand Cru Has Your Summer Sorted

To many of us, summer is a time best spent unwinding with family and friends over a great holiday and some good wine. Truly capturing that holiday vibe can be achieved with Grand Cru’s range of wine appreciation and enjoyment accessories. From wine fridges and glassware to useful gadgets, we...

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A Guide to the Best Christmas Wines

A Guide to the Best Christmas Wines

Lights are being hung, trees are being decorated, the aromas of mince pies and shortbread are filling our kitchens and ‘All I Want For Christmas’ is being played at every second department store.   The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, and, in a year that has been like no...

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