How to taste wine in three simple steps
Have you ever been puzzled by a wine note that lists tobacco, petrol or balsam wood as a flavour? Confused by descriptions like ‘buttery’, ‘oaky’ or ‘vanilla-flecked’? Well, we writers do love to get carried away with a wine note, but there honestly is something behind all the seemingly-bizarre terms you’ll see in wine descriptions.
Sauvignon blanc: The ultimate grape guide
Sauvignon blanc is zesty & fragrant but there's much more to this aromatic grape variety than Marlborough.
Expand your wine knowledge and discover more about the flavour profiles, regions and history of the world's best-loved grape varieties.
Serve, store & taste
From food and wine matching to the best way to serve and store your wines, find tips on how to get more from your favourite bottles.