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A Beginner’s Guide to Uncorking the World of Wine Collecting

By Matthew Gerard on Nov 06, 2023

Wine collecting is a journey that combines passion, patience, and a taste for the finer things in life. If you've ever considered starting your own wine collection, you're about to embark on a fascinating ad...

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Wine Basics - Collecting for Beginners: Tips and Tricks

By Matthew Gerard on Feb 17, 2023

    Wine collecting is a popular hobby for many people, but it can be a bit daunting for those who are just starting out. With so many different types of wine, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Th...

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How to Know if You’re a Wine Connoisseur

By Matthew Gerard on Jan 11, 2023

    Simply put, a wine connoisseur is someone who has a deep appreciation and understanding of wine. They typically have a strong knowledge of different types of wine, including their flavours, aromas, and ...

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How to Choose the Right Wine Glass

By Matthew Gerard on Sep 20, 2021

Did you know the shape of your wine glass actually impacts the taste of the wine?  This is because different wine glass shapes impact the density and positioning of wine vapours. Vapours are important for t...

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Now Is The Time To Sort Out Your Wine Collection.

By Matthew Gerard on Oct 20, 2020

Lockdowns and travel restrictions created in response to COVID-19 mean we have all spent the majority of the year within the four walls of our homes. Many of us have taken this time to renovate, redesign or ...

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Celebrate Spring With These Popular Wine Trends

By Matthew Gerard on Sep 20, 2020

Australia’s wine industry has faced a number of obstacles this year, from bushfires over summer to the current coronavirus pandemic that has forced many vineyards to close their doors for an extended period ...

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Which Red Wine Are You?

By Matthew Gerard on Sep 01, 2020

Many of us are happy to flit between red and white wine, but there are just as many wine lovers and occasional appreciators out there who firmly stick to one type of wine. It seems that those who have a pref...

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Grand Cru and Glassware Go Hand-in-Hand

By Matthew Gerard on Aug 13, 2020

Using the right glassware can mean a world of difference between drinking a good glass of wine and having a transformative wine drinking experience. At Grand Cru, we understand that glassware can be crucial ...

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