English Wines Win Big @ CSWWC 2017

England, Sparkling, UK, Uncategorized, Wales


This years Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championship has recently announced its medal winners for 2017 and it was wonderful to see so many English and Welsh Wine Makers scooping gold medals. It’s just further proof that wine making in England and Wales is on the up and here to stay!

Get Investing in the ETO Decanter

Uncategorized, Wine Industry


Very few times do you see a gadget come out in the wine world when you think that it’d genuinely have mass market appeal. It’s got to have a practical use, look good, and also (and let’s be fair, most importantly) be affordable. I got an email the other day from a team running a KickStarter campaign for something that genuinely ticks all three, a wine decanter called the ETO. And this blog post is because there’s only 2 days left to get involved online…

Time To Put the Bong Down and Saddle Up, Your Winery Needs You!

Uncategorized, USA


I didn’t really know how to approach this one. There’s going to be stigma about marijuana for a long time to come even though it’s now legal in California. It’s just another crop that the vines have to compete with for space, labour, and water. As I was finding out in my recent trip to the West Coast of the US, it’s a fight that the wine guys are pretty nervous about! 

#NWTW Week 39: Prosecco

Italy, New Wine This Week, Sparkling

week 13 italian flag

Basically I got in there quick before Any this week, and am heading off to Italy again for another wine that’s much maligned recently. I’m determined to spend this week getting people to drink it and love it for what it is. It’s Prosecco from North East Italy.