Category: Ideas & Inspiration

A is for Amarone

I am attempting to compile an eclectic wine alphabet, with each letter focusing on everything from a grape variety, to a region, or perhaps a winemaking practice or winery. Where appropriate, I will be cooking a dish that the wine in question can accompany. This also ties in nicely with our #drinkbetter campaign, where we are putting a spotlight on

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The Wine Purse – For When You Just Can’t Wait

We’ve seen a lot of strange inventions within the wine trade. From wine lipstick to wine gummy bears and Pinot Meow…a cat-nip based non alcoholic wine designed for your feline friends. However this invention definitely made us chuckle. A purse with an extractable nozzle to dispense your favourite alcoholic beverage. If you’re looking to pick up one of these wine

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The Perfect Valentines Night In

Valentines day is fast approaching, but if you’re worried about burning the kitchen down and making your valentine run for the hills, we’ve got an incredible recipe to save the day. Not only does this look unbelievable, but it’s surprisingly simple as well. Slow cooking the beef will allow you to go away and make the final preparations for the

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Launching The Valentines Gift Range

Fancy another pair of socks, flowers that’ll soon droop, or a ropey box of supermarket chocolates again this year? No, I thought as much! Not quite our idea of a Valentine’s gift either. A naughty glass of something nice with your special someone(s), though? Yes! Now we’re talking! I’ll level with you, we think traditional Valentine’s is all bit corny.

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#DrinkBetter Pairing Shakshouka with Perez Cruz

At this time of year when most of us our watching our weight as well as our wallets I want to cook something that is healthy, super cheap yet still feels indulgent. It’s also the perfect recipe to match with a wine packed full of class, making a commitment to#Drinkbetter wine and eat better food.  Shakshouka is a north African

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A Closer Look At Marlborough #DrinkBetter

75% of New Zealand’s total wine production comes from Marlborough and Sauvignon Blanc makes up 85% of all wines produced in the region. Located to the north east of the South Island, the region is known for producing wines of extraordinary purity and an intensity of flavour to support the impressive aroma and distinctive fruit characteristics. With the Pacific Ocean

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#DrinkBetter – What Makes Our Wines Special?

This month we’re focusing on our #DrinkBetter campaign. If you’re cutting down on alcohol or giving up completely for January, when you eventually reach for a bottle, make sure it’s worth it. We believe in every single bottle of wine that we produce and that’s why we can offer a 100% guarantee on any wines that are not enjoyed.  What

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#DrinkBetter – Two Wineries To Visit In Chile

We work with some of the most passionate winemakers in the world. Developing these personal relationships allows us to bring you the wines we know you love. From the hills of Romania to the fields of Lebanon, we search high and low looking for quality and value. That’s why we’re so confident in our #DrinkBetter campaign, ensuring that whenever you pick

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#DrinkBetter: Roasted Vegetables & Salmon

Gyms and health food stores, the two industries that must absolutely love January. With new year resolutions and commitments to a healthier lifestyle in full flow, we’re all looking for ways to improve our lifestyle in 2017. Our #DrinkBetter campaign promotes quality over quantity. We appreciate that many people will make the choice to cut down on their alcohol consumption in

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How’s The Willpower?

Last week we introduced our new campaign to #DrinkBetter. Knowing that January is the time of restrictions, we firmly believe that if you’re going to be cutting down, make it rewarding. So instead of rewarding yourself with supermarket plonk, reward yourself with a true treat. A wine from a boutique vineyard, made with passion to reflect the true taste of

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