Wine of the Week: Laroche, Chablis La Collegiale 2013

Tom Cannavan | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

This week I want to introduce a brand new grape. The grape is called Chardonnay. What, I hear you ask, is he talking about? Chardonnay? Well, it may be one of the best known wine grapes in the world and so hardly new, but it's a case of re-birth rather than birth perhaps for the grape variety that everyone adored in the 1990s...

Mythbusting: Wine Style - Part One

Mike John Matthews | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike John Matthews

What is it about wine that average Joe public are happy to be ignorant about? I'm sure people don't follow the same philosophy when it comes to buying clothes or cars. In my experience consumers go out of their way to have some understanding of these. Why not wine?

Tell Me Why I Don't Like Chardonnay?

Mike John Matthews | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike John Matthews

"I don't like chardonnay"
Sound familiar? What is it about this noblest of grape that people just don't like? As a varietal it still ranks amongst one of the biggest sellers in the UK, next to sauvignon blanc and now pinot grigio/gris.