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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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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Become a MasterChef With Our Best Cooking Wines Guide

By Matthew Gerard on Jan 13, 2020

It’s time to make dinner. You open up one of your old trusty cookbooks, stained with food splatters and the remnants of floury fingers, hoping to find a recipe that will tickle your fancy enough to make it o...

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Name a More Iconic Duo

By Matthew Gerard on Aug 19, 2019

Apricot and wine may not be the first pairing that comes to your mind! When we think of wine and food pairings, our thoughts may wander down the line of steak and Cabernet Sauvignon, lobster and Chardonnay ...

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Don’t Make a Pour Decision With These Essential Wine Etiquette Tips

By Matthew Gerard on Jul 19, 2019

From dinner parties, business meetings and important events, proper wine etiquette never goes astray. Many of us have the basics covered when it comes to wine etiquette, but possessing a deeper knowledge and...

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How to choose the right wine fridge

By Matthew Gerard on May 04, 2018

Buying a wine fridge is a relatively large investment, and you need to get it right the first time. A small amount of time spent doing your homework first will be well rewarded. To assist selecting the wine ...

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What is the right temperature to serve every type of wine?

By Matthew Gerard on Apr 26, 2018

When it comes to serving your favourite bottle of wine at the correct temperature, ideally it should be just right. Too hot and the wine’s alcohol will be emphasized, leaving it flat and flabby. Too cold and...

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Why You Should Be Drinking Your Red Wine Chilled This Summer

By Matthew Gerard on Oct 25, 2017

Ditch the rosé and opt for a glass of chilled vin rouge instead this summer.  By the end of last summer, many of us were suffering from rosé fatigue and couldn’t stand another glass, whether it was flat, spa...

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How to remove wine stains: A guide

By Matthew Gerard on Oct 18, 2017

We all love drinking wine, but let’s face it, spilling it all over yourself or the furniture is everyone’s worst nightmare. This is easy to do, especially after you may have had a few and are having too much...

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Five Wine Flaws and How to Spot Them

By Matthew Gerard on Sep 27, 2017

It’s a sad fact of life: from time to time, just like any other product made from natural ingredients, wine does occasionally go bad. However, a large proportion of consumers and even plenty of regular wine...

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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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Delicious dishes to make with wine

By Matthew Gerard on Sep 13, 2017

Adding wine to a dish can give it the surprise flavour hit it needs. You don’t need to use high quality wine in cooking, so put those cheap bottles of wine that you bought because they were on sale to use no...

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