Wine Gym

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What is Biodynamic Wine?

Biodynamics has as many supporters as it has detractors. To some people, it’s a holistic, natural way of farming; to others, it’s pseudoscientific mumbo jumbo.

Bordeaux Quiz

Undoubtedly one of the world's most prominent wine region, Bordeaux is the largest AOC of France. Take our quiz to see what you really know about the wines of Bordeaux...

Wine and Residual Sugar

Learn more about Residual Sugar: what it is, what to keep in mind about it, and the do's and don'ts.

What is natural wine?

There are few wine terms more loaded than that of natural wine. To refer to some wine as natural would imply that the alternative is "unnatural" wine, right? To some, its' a…

When and how should you decant wine?

Whether you have a simple carafe or a fancy duck shape decanter, decanting wine has got more than the purpose of looking pretty....

Looking for a special glass of fizz this Christmas?

The traditional choice would be to reach for the Champagne, but have you considered English sparkling wine as an alternative? The selection of English fizz continues to get…

What is sake

At its simplest, sake is a fermented alcoholic drink made from rice. Despite being frequently referred to as ‘rice wine’, sake actually shares more in common with beer in terms of production.

What is Vegan Wine?

More and more of us are turning to plant-based diets, whether that’s as flexitarians or fully committed vegan. Maybe you’ve noticed an increase in consumer awareness and requests for vegan wine?

How low alcohol wine is made

For many, moderating alcohol consumption has gone beyond the traditional post festive abstinence and become a lifelong habit of ‘mindful drinking’. But what exactly are low and no alcohol wines?

What is amphora winemaking?

Large clay vessels or ‘Amphora’ have been used to transport and store liquids for thousands of years. Their use in winemaking can be traced back to the Neolithic Period, when early vintners would have

Orange Wine: A Deep Dive into Skin-Contact Winemaking

In recent years, a quiet revolution has been unfolding in the world of wine. Orange wine, once solely the mainstay of natural wine bars, is now making its way onto the wine lists of...

A beginner's guide to Portuguese blends

Discover the varied regions and varieties of Portuguese wine.