We affectionately call this area The Tasting Quarter Press, our article store. This section contains some of our hints, tips, recommendations, mutterings and twitterings.

Let’s be honest, when you are by yourself, who cares? After all you’ve pushed a half-cork into a bottle of wine with a bic biro before haven’t you? You’re a savvy customer – you know cork floating in wine doesn’t mean the wine is corke […]

It’s a common problem: you find a wine you love and then can’t find it anywhere. If you’ve failed to track down a wine in the past, this short article should help. Firstly, there are a number of reasons why this might happen: You tried the wine abroad […]

There’s nothing worse is there? There you are, wilting under the gaze of a stern looking waiter, as you nose your glass. Your job is simple; is the wine good, or is it in bad nick? So far, so straightforward… Not so, according to many of […]

Wine and climate change – what wine drinkers can do to help

Climate change is impacting us all. We know some of the broader societal changes we need to make – switching to electric cars, eliminating unnecessary travel, choosing renewable energy and making our […]

Which corkscrew should you buy

I’ve used every type of corkscrew under the sun over the years, from the twin lever corkscrew, to the zig zag/fish corkscrew (not a fan, sorry), to the lever arm corkscrew, and everything in between. […]

Le Nez du Vin

We’ve been using Jean Lenoir’s wine aroma phial kit for nearly 16 years in our wine tasting events and would like to christen our blog with a super useful Le Nez du Vin review. The below gives you […]

Affordable Wine

There are many expensive wine fridges available on the market which offer a controlled cool range of temperatures, and allow you to chill multiple bottles at the same time, but as well as cost, they can take up a lot of space, and […]