Interview With A Sommelier – Charlie Alford

The World of Wine is beautifully showcased by an army of talented Sommeliers, who help the consumer discover their next favourite bottle, understand the different regions and pair a delicious meal with the right Glass of Bubbly. In this feature, I speak with a man from England, who has helped many people to discover the…

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History Of Wine – When Did The World Start Making Wine

Each country has its own history in growing vines and making wine, in this article I’ll break down the time period when certain countries started their Winemaking lives. This list contains 45 of the most well-known Winemaking countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania and both North and South America. Answering questions like When Did New…

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Shaded Whisky Fizz Cocktail

A dimly-lit room putting you in a relaxed state, the warm tobacco-filled air and smooth leather chair are just some of what you could be experiencing while indulging in this Shaded Whisky Cocktail. The word Whisky can be spelled in two different ways, Whisky without an E and Whiskey with an E. This spelling tells…

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What Does Austrian Sparkling Wine Taste Like?

I’d give you the same answer no matter what country you asked about, “It Depends” there is no exact answer I can give you, Austria holds a lot of different flavours, it has a load of different wineries that produce a ton of different and incredible Sparkling Wines. When looking for a better answer to…

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What Sparkling Wine Goes With Fish Pie?

The Fish Pie or Fisherman’s Pie is one of those warming English Dishes, when the Fish Pie was originally constructed, it utilised the fish scraps, ensuring they did not go to waste, they were then covered in a white sauce or cheddar cheese sauce and then oven-baked. The Fish Pie doesn’t use any pastry, it…

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Chicken Stew with Dumplings and Sparkling Wine

The suspected birthplace of Chicken Stew with Dumplings is said to either have been in the Southern United States of America or Canada during the Great Depression, but one thing is for sure, Americans in the Southern and Midwestern United States love this dish. The Dumpling is of course a small part of the Chicken…

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Chocolate Brownies and Sparkling Wine

The Chocolate Brownie is like the king amongst chocolaty treats, that fudgy or cakey texture delivering that unmistakable flavour that fills your mouth, enchanting you under its spell, making it a challenge not to take another bite, with a treat so delicious, it’s not easy thinking of Sparkling Wine that will both stand up to…

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Valentine’s Day Fizz

February 14th, the day to celebrate love by sharing a great bottle of fizz with your special someone. When choosing a bottle of bubbly for the two of you to enjoy, why not try something different, maybe something from Austria or Italy, Spain or SLOVEnia, the choice is yours, don’t limit yourself from what you…

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