12 Wines of Christmas | Welcombe Hills 2014 Pinot Noir Précoce

Welcome to our first edition of 12 Wines of Christmas. In this series we’re going to explore 12 wines that we think you should be drinking this Christmas. We’ll tell you why we have chosen it, the food pairings we recommend and a little bit more info on the winery/region. So, without further ado and … Continue reading 12 Wines of Christmas | Welcombe Hills 2014 Pinot Noir Précoce

RIOJA WINE GUIDE | SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS WINE REGION

Spain is a fantastic country which boasts amazing wine throughout different regions. There’s many different areas of wine production, however Rioja is possibly the most famous and most popular Spanish wine here in the UK. With this in mind, we thought it would be a good idea to publish our Rioja wine guide. WHAT IS … Continue reading RIOJA WINE GUIDE | SPAIN’S MOST FAMOUS WINE REGION

High Street Woes: Wined Up’s take on the retail and hospitality crisis

It’s been a tough time recently for high street traders, with the likes of Toys-R-Us shutting up and New Look having to close 60 of its stores, it is a bleak time for the retailers. The hospitality industry isn’t immune to this either. Jamie’s Italian and Prezzo have had to close a number of their … Continue reading High Street Woes: Wined Up’s take on the retail and hospitality crisis

Corks, Corkscrews, Screwcaps and a blogger stuck in his ways

Some believe corkscrews to be a daunting contraption, designed to humiliate you when you are trying to open a bottle of wine, which is otherwise known to be a pretty basic task. I know some people who won’t even buy cork top wine because they ‘can’t’ open the bottle, so will automatically opt for the … Continue reading Corks, Corkscrews, Screwcaps and a blogger stuck in his ways