August 2015

  1. Burgers - the Ultimate Wine Pairing?

    Thursday was National Burger Day, one of our favourite national food days here at Honest Grapes. As is always the way in the office, we started thinking about the perfect wine to pair with a beautifully cooked medium-rare American Classic. A lively debate ensued but, as always, the rabble demurred to our Chief Wine Person, Tom 'Wine Chap' Harrow. So, what did Tom declare as the ultimate burger tipple? Continue reading →

  2. Premier Crew Perks: Your Own Personal Wine Advisor

    Perhaps the most under-rated benefit of being part of our Premier Crew wine club is access to a Personal Wine Advisor. James and Sophie (with regular assistance from Tom and Nathan) answer dozens of questions from our Premier Crew each week – about Honest Grapes wines, definitely, but also about food and wine matching, travel, restaurant and bar recommendations… Continue reading →

  3. WineShrink analyses Château Civrac's Mark Hellyar

    Château Civrac is a favourite here at Honest Grapes. This natural and modern vineyard in Bordeaux has a great story, and produces even better wine. Both their signature Bordeaux Blend and their Sauvignon Blanc (the appropriately named "Wild White") are continuously favourites at our tastings. Limited quantities of older vintages of the red, in particular, are snapped up by our Premier Crew with alarming alacrity. Continue reading →

  4. Villa Gresti - Inspirational Story behind a Beautiful Wine

    Historic Wine Made by a Truly Remarkable Family: Not only does Villa Gresti come from one of the most important wineries in Italy (San Leonardo consistently produces the most highly-rated Bordeaux blends in Northern Italy), but the story behind the name is simply astonishing. Tom Harrow has been to visit on a number of occasions and as you can see astonishing really is the word to describe this beautiful place. Continue reading →

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