Wine of the Week: Domaine de Cassagnau, Rouge 2014, Languedoc, France

Tom Cannavan | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

This is a 'Pays d'Oc' wine from the Languedoc in the south of France. Unlike the traditional 'Appellation Controllee' wine regions of France where strict rules govern everything from what grapes can be planted to when they can be harvested, the introduction of new appellations like Pays d'Oc allows winemakers to experiment and step outside the rules a little.

Wine Reviews: The Grinder Pinotage, Groenendal Merlot

Mike John Matthews | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mike John Matthews

Over the last month or so my wine rack has been dominated by South African wine. This has all stemmed from an event I attended in London to highlight wines and food from South Africa. Since then it's been Africa all the way.

Hey Dude, Nice Trainers! Merlot Starts to Shed it's Uncool Image.

Matthew Rumbold | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Rumbold

Like the kid who turns up to a party proudly rocking a fringe-forward mop-top only to find the hipsters have now all got Brylcreem-ed slickbacks, Merl...