The Wine List

The Wine List

Winemaking is such an ancient craft, that’s its origins are wrapped in legend and myth. There is even evidence that our evolutionary forbears made alcohol with fermented grapes in the Neolithic period – meaning that wine may even predate homo sapiens. A Persian fable...
Behind the Label: Sherry and Port

Behind the Label: Sherry and Port

In modern times, there has been a notable trend against sweet wines by today’s wine aficionado seeing the demand for dry wines skyrocket since the turn of the century. The pushback against the sweeter flavour profile has resulted in collateral damage, with dessert...
Behind the label: Bordeaux

Behind the label: Bordeaux

Bordeaux – that’s pronounced “Bore-doe” – refer to wines from the Bordeaux region of France. It’s important to remember that Bordeaux wines are a blend of grape varieties: over 90% are medium to full-bodied red wines, made with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. By...