Online Wine Specialists in the UK

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Italian Wine Specialists

Online wine specialists in the UK Readers often ask for recommendations for UK-based online wine specialists. As we are currently in the tightening grip of the Covid-19 pandemic and the festive wine buying season is fast approaching, buying wine online is particularly appealing. The value of Independence Firstly, anyone that favours an independent wine merchant is to be commended, as …

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The Great Vine – the World’s Oldest Grapevine?

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The Great Vine, Hampton Court - Schiava

The Great Vine – the World’s Oldest Grapevine? Where is the world’s oldest grapevine? Perhaps in continental Europe, which has been growing grapes for centuries. Alternatively, in a place that’s a cradle of winegrowing, such as Georgia or Syria. Surprisingly, the world’s oldest documented grapevine is thriving in London. This is The Great Vine, which it’s now 252 years young. There …

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Christmas 2019 – a dozen wines to check out!

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Happy Christmas 2019

Christmas 2019 – a dozen wines to check out! Happy Christmas to you all, and here’s my pick of the wines for Chrismas 2019. Here’s my Christmas Card as well. It’s the skating rink at the Christmas Market held in Bruges, Belgium.  Anyway, here are a delightful dozen wines for the festive season that are all available in the UK. …

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Independent Wine Merchants – worth your time and money

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Independent

Independent Wine Merchants – worth your time and money It has long been my belief that the independent wine retail sector is the best place to find high-quality, exciting wines in the UK. Usually, there is also excellent customer service. I say this in the knowledge of previously being Contributing Editor for the ASDW magazine and buying wine from many …

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