Renowned Wine Writer Vin de Plume weighs in on White Burgundies!

  The White Knight of Burgundy (and Arsenal) Wine Correspondent, Vin de Plume   With the nights starting to draw in and a fascinating footballing season in full flow, I’m kicking off my HVV wine column with a chivalrous shout out to billionaire Arsenal FC owner and wine baller Stan Kroenke, and his iconic white … Continued

The Ultimate Guide to Pairing Wine with Every Kind of Pizza

  We love pizza and of course wine! But as well as we know our wines we had never considered some of these pizza and wine pairings that look perfect together. White pizza & Crémant , ham & pineapple with a tropical Sauvignon Blanc? There’s lot’s of options to consider! Please follow the link below … Continued

Wines of Greece – meet the grapes

  With over 300 indigenous grape varieties it might feel challenging to sort out which Greek wines you’d like. Fortunately we have found a website that gives a quick overview of the more known grapes and the type of wine they typically create. If you’re off to Greece for holiday soon we recommend giving this … Continued

Italian grapes on the rise

Italian grapes on the rise! It should come as no surprise that we love Italian wines, especially those that fly under the radar. On our site we offer a Timorasso. We find it an incredibly expressive grape with an incredible story of how it almost died out. Here’s a link to a great story about Timorasso … Continued

New Wines for a New Year

    We have a few arrivals for the new year that we’re quite excited to share with you! This 100% Garnacha is simply a very delicious wine! On the nose it’s floral with aromas of red cherry, cranberry and red plum. On the palate there’s well integrated tannins, refreshing acidity with flavours of cherry, cranberry, … Continued

Producer Focus Uva de Vida

Uva de Vida, Graciano and Tempranillo 2018 Castilla La Mancha, to the South West of Madrid is in the very heart of Spain. The area has traditionally been known for producing vast quantities of table wine not low intervention wine. Almost half of all Spanish grapes are grown here. Most vineyards lie at 500-700 m … Continued