From Frost to Blossoms: The Art of Wine Storage in Changing Seasons

By Matthew Gerard on Aug 21, 2023

As the winter frost gradually gives way to the blossoms of spring, wine enthusiasts must be mindful of the delicate dance between changing seasons and its impact on the quality of their beloved wines. The tr...

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Wine Storage for Small Spaces: Creative Ideas for Limited Square Footage

By Matthew Gerard on May 22, 2023

When it comes to wine storage, most people imagine a grand wine cellar or a spacious wine rack, but what about those with limited space? Living in an apartment or small home can make wine storage a challenge...

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The Dos and Don'ts of Storing Wine: Common Mistakes to Avoid

By Matthew Gerard on May 15, 2023

Proper wine storage is essential for preserving the quality and taste of your wine. However, there are common mistakes that many people make when storing wine that can negatively impact its flavour and longe...

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Wine Basics - Understanding Wine Flavours

By Matthew Gerard on May 08, 2023

Wine tasting can be an enjoyable and enlightening experience, especially for those new to the world of wine. Understanding the flavours of different types of wine can be overwhelming, but with a little knowl...

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5 Tips for Properly Storing Wine

By Matthew Gerard on May 01, 2023

Proper wine storage is key to preserving the quality and taste of your favourite bottles and preventing it from spoiling. Temperature, humidity, light, and vibration can all affect the flavour and aroma of w...

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The 3 Tips to Remember When Choosing Wine to Cellar

By Matthew Gerard on Nov 01, 2021

Whether you drink your wine young or prefer to let it age, a climate-controlled environment is essential to protect your wine from spoiling.   1.Component balance The most integral factor when choosing a win...

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Protecting Your Wine from Chilly Temperatures

By Matthew Gerard on Apr 30, 2021

Heat is often regarded as the greatest threat to the integrity and quality of your wine collection. While it is certainly true that great care must be taken to ensure your wine is protected and preserved whe...

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Enjoy The View With Grand Cru’s New Range Of Wine Fridges

By Matthew Gerard on Feb 03, 2020

When you have invested a considerable amount of time and effort into your wine collection, you want to be able to show it off to your family and friends. Your typical wine fridge may be a stunning way to dis...

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Celebrate In Style With Our Favourite Festive Season Wines

By Matthew Gerard on Dec 22, 2019

There should be no doubt in your mind that we are now well and truly entrenched in the season of celebration. Between the spectre of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, there’s also graduations, promotions, retire...

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What happens to wine when it ages?

By Matthew Gerard on Sep 20, 2017

The saying ‘aged like a good wine’ is around for a reason. This expression is regularly used to describe something that improves with ages and that develops better characteristics as time goes on.  Many wine...

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The Benefits of Climate Controlled Wine Storage

By Matthew Gerard on Sep 06, 2017

If you love wine as much as I do, you’ll appreciate how important proper storage is. For any wine collector, the day a beautiful bottle of red turns brown or tastes like paint thinner, is a sad day indeed. I...

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Is Frozen Wine Salvageable?

By Matthew Gerard on Aug 02, 2017

We’ve all been there – you’ve popped a bottle of Savvy B or Rosé in the freezer to chill for a few minutes before pouring yourself a glass, only to absent-mindedly leave it there overnight. Upon retrieving i...

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