Aerating wine

http://wineedco.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Aerating-short.mp4 I have always loved decanting wines, there is a romance and theatre to it, almost like a Japanese tea ceremony. When I worked in Michelin star restaurants I would always be delighted when a customer...

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Wine Terms explained part 2

There are many processes and terms in wine that cause great confusion to the general public. Wine stories and facts go through a process of Chinese whispers and this leads to a few misconceptions. As such, here are some key wine terms explained for what they are and...

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Wine & Music

Every so often, at one of our wine tastings, someone will educate us on an interesting little wine fact that we didn’t know. However there is one of these facts that has stuck in our head and very much like the movie Inception, that idea has grown and grown in...

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Top 5 food and wine myths: Debunked

Only white wine with fish This is probably the most common food and wine matching myth we hear and to be fair, it is grounded on a solid principle. Tannic red wines and white fish react badly together and create an unpleasant metallic taste: very much the same...

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Understanding key wine terms

Acidity: Is what gives wines their freshness. Most noticeable detected on the sides of your tongue as a tingling sensation. Alcohol: at low levels, wine will appear watery, at high levels, it will give a hot burning sensation. high viscosity can also be a sign of high...

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How to be a healthy Winelover – part 2

Can you be a wine lover and still live a healthy lifestyle? With absolutely no intention of depriving myself of good food and wine. I’ve been finding out if it’s possible to drink wine healthily. In our previous article, we looked at low alcohol wines and...

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How to be a healthy Wine lover – part 1

This is my Dichotomy – I want to be healthier but I love food and wine. This has always been the case and to be honest, I’m ok with it. Although I am happy to eat healthily and make small tweaks to my diet or eating habits, I will never be able to fully...

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Sweet Wine Explained

How to avoid a Sticky situation with your desserts. At various wine tasting events we host throughout Hertfordshire and the surrounding counties, we are asked all sorts of questions about wine. The one topic which always seems to cause the most confusion is that of...

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