Can English sparkling wine ever rival champagne? Based on the results of two of Noble Rot Magazine’s events when various champagnes were tasted ‘blind’ against English sparkling wines, most certainly! In 2015 Hambledon Classic Cuvee came top out of 12 wines. And in 2020, Hambledon’s Premier Cuvee came 2nd out of 24 wines, beating several well-known names […]
Not all rosé wines are created equal – in colour at least! At one extreme, the palest of pale pink which you could mistake for a white wine, to the other, a deep rich red which would put some light reds in the shade.
If you love viognier then you need to try this one from legendary producer Chapoutier in the Rhone Valley.
It sounds a bit like a stomach upset, but thankfully it’s not! Diurnal range is all about temperature. It is the difference between the daytime and nighttime temperature in any particular location; the gap between the hottest and coolest temperature in a 24-hour period. Think of two extremes – the first, the Sahara Desert where […]
It may seem a silly question, but did you know that the more you spend on a bottle of wine the more wine you actually get? That sounds obvious, but the point is, as you spend more the value of the wine itself makes up a greater percentage of the price. So what are the […]