Fine Wine

  1. The History of Heavy Metal in 9 Wines / Part 3

    The third & final part of Tom's History of Heavy Metal in 9 Wines... If you missed the previous blogs from the series, read Part 1 here & Part 2 here. Continue reading

  2. Wine list from our Christmas Portfolio Tasting

     Winter Warmers: Pernot Belicard Bourgogne Blanc, 2012 Jamsheed Wines Beechworth Rousanne, 2014 Varner Foxglove Zinfandel, 2013 (please email: Christian@honestgrapes.co.uk if you wish to purchase this wine) Art & Science Stella Maris Syrah, 2013 Jamsheed Wines Garden Gully Syrah, 2013 Continue reading

  3. The History of Heavy Metal in 9 Wines - Part 1

    I've hosted tastings pairing wine to art, sculpture, cars, clothes, lamps, horse pictures, Marvel characters, Bond movies, rugby players and sex aids but coming up with suitable line-up for 'The History of Heavy Metal in 9 Wines', an idea spawned drunkenly in Bordeaux in May, was quite a challenge. I deliberately steered clear of the obvious choices - i.e. Motorhead's Shiraz or AC/DC's 'Thrunderstruck' Chardonnay, from the same site that event offered Slayer 'Reign in Blood' Cabernet! Continue reading

  4. Wine Wisdom - Autumn Pick of the Bunch Cases

    This month we bring to you our new Pick of the Bunch cases which were carefully selected by Christian with inputs from the rest of the team. We are excited to unveil two superb cases. The Seasonal Sipping case which is perfect for getting you through October, and an all Italian American affair in the Godfather(s) case. See highlights of some of the wines in these cases, information about an educational evening of how to build a cellar, this week's recipe, learn about Honest gifts & why do some wines getting better with age? all in this week's Wine Wisdom. Continue reading

  5. Wine Wisdom with Tom Harrow - Star Bordeaux

    Last week we held a small Panel Tasting focusing on Bordeaux. In this week's Wine Wisdom Tom will be unveiling that some new wines will be listed shortly, as well as highlighting two of the stars of the show. So if you're a fan of Bordeaux make sure you watch the videos below. Tom will also be mentioning our Chocolate & Wine Masterclass which is just a week away, this week's recipe which will go with one of our favourite white Bordeaux's and his top tip this week's in his vintellect series. Read more... Continue reading

  6. Wine Wisdom with Tom Harrow - Get Ready for Autumn

    Today's Equinox officially marks the transition into Autumn. The new season brings new types of wine to enjoy, new recipe ideas and new products to look forward to, as Honest Grapes expands into wine accessories with the legendary Zalto glasses now available on our site. Tom tests their durability in a unique way, so watch the video to see what all the hype is about! Continue reading

  7. Wine Wisdom with Tom Harrow - International Grenache Day

    This week we had the hottest September day in over 100 years. And what's better on a hot day than a refreshing, crisp white? In this week's Wine Wisdom, Tom is showcasing a fantastic Italian white, exclusive only to Honest Grapes! This Friday (16th Sept) sees the International Grenache Day, so Tom will be taking you through some of our favourite Grenache wines as well as  a recipe which pairs perfectly with them. The vintellect tip will be on the same topic, so prepare to learn a lot about this grape! In other news, we turned 2 years old last week! While we're getting ready for our birthday party this evening, we've also been reflecting on some of the great perks and benefits we brought you over the last year. Keep reading for more information... Continue reading

  8. Germany 2015 En Primeur - a stellar vintage but be selective!

    The top German producers are now releasing their Grand Cru (Grosses Gewachs or ‘GG’) wines, and what a treat they are. Continue reading

  9. Wine Wisdom with Tom Harrow at Honest Grapes - Chocolate & Wine Pairing

    It's time for Wine Wisdom and this week, our wine guru Tom Harrow talks about our upcoming Chocolate & Wine Masterclass, highlighting two Italian reds which pair perfectly with chocolate. Keeping with the sweet theme, we have a delicious and simple dessert idea for you and, on the fine wine side, we're introducing a wine from the king of grapes - En Premier Clemens Busch Riesling 2015. You will also learn how we can make choosing the perfect gift an easy task and a very insightful wine tip for vintellect. Continue reading to find out more... Continue reading

  10. Wine Wisdom with Tom Harrow at Honest Grapes

    Hear our wine guru Tom Harrow talking about three of our favourite wines from America, then back to Italy for our fine wine, this week's recipe of seared Tuna, learn about how Honest Grapes can help you with wine advice and finally this weeks vintellect.   Keep reading for more information..... Continue reading

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