Tag: The House Wine

The House Wine – Holiday Island Wines

We welcome back Gwen McCann from The House Wine to give us her round-up of the best holiday wines to drink this year and today we’re off to Santorini and Sardinia. As we all swelter here, I thought it was fitting to look at some wines that come from real Mediterranean...

The House Wine: Fun in the Sun – Enjoying Summer Wines

We welcome back Gwen McCann from The House Wine to give us her round-up of the best summer wines to drink this year. As well as some sound advice and great picks, we have some summer food and wine pairings. We drink wine differently in the summer – we...

The House Wine: Drink Local – English and Welsh Wine

      To herald the start of English Wine Week, our wine expert Gwen McCann, from The House Wine gives us a tour around some of England’s finest… A brief history It is perhaps surprising to learn that England has a long history of growing grapes and making...

The House Wine – Oak – More Than Just A Barrel

Gwen McCann from The House Wine is back this month with a fabulous piece on the relationship between Oak and wine. What do the 50 most expensive wines in the world have in common? Answer, they have all been aged in oak to a greater or lesser extent. We...

The House Wine : The Grape – A Flavour Bomb

We are delighted to welcome back Gwen McCann from The House Wine. Over the coming months we are going to be treated to some unique and original wine blogs focussing on different aspects of wine. Today Gwen examines the grape and its role as a flavour bomb. “You can...

The House Wine – The Flavours Of Wine

We are delighted to welcome back Gwen McCann from The House Wine. Over the coming weeks we are going to be treated to some unique and original wine blogs focussing on different aspects of wine. Today Gwen examines the flavour and taste of wine. Once you start to examine...

All The Trimmings – Eggnog

Love it or loathe it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and with that comes all manner of wonderful things including traditional Yuletide fayre. Now, it would be rather tardy of us if we didn’t mention that infamous drink – eggnog, currently no. 4 on the Metro’s top...

COMPETITION: Win A Case Of Wine in association with The House Wine

We are absolutely delighted to be teaming up with The House Wine for our Christmas competition this year. Between now and Dec 20th you will have the opportunity to enter to win a magnificent case of wine, especially chosen for our readers. We have tried most of them and the...

The House Wine: Biodynamic Wine

 Last time we looked at organics, this time it’s biodynamics, which could be described as organic-plus or super-charged organics. Organic goods are now commonplace but you won’t often find produce labelled as ‘biodynamic’ on a supermarket shelf in the UK. Biodynamics is an intriguing blend of mysticisim, reliance on...

The House Wine – Organic Wine

We are absolutely delighted to welcome back Gwen McCann from The House Wine  Gwen began her love affair with wine by editing many of the world’s best-known wine writers. She has gone on to study wine through WSET qualifications and a BSc in Viticulture and Oenology at Plumpton College, there she...
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