News from Honest Grapes

  1. Weekend Wine: What are we drinking this weekend?

    They say you can really get to know a person by the company they keep, and by 'company' we mean the wine they drink. So, go on, be nosy, and see what those is the wine-know choose to fill their glasses with. Continue reading

  2. Club Pontet Labrie Update February 2019

    With the wonderful 2018 vintage now in barrel, here’s an update for you on the latest news and reviews. Continue reading

  3. Burgundy 2017: The Vivacity Vintage

    2017 is a vintage of elegant, perfumed wines with fresh, vivacious, pretty fruit. This is a perfect vintage for new collectors and value-hunters (or what passes for value in Burgundy), with wines overperforming at village and lieu dit level. We’ll be adding 2017 to our collections for its quality and approachability whilst we wait for the blockbuster 2015 and 2016 vintages to evolve. Continue reading

  4. The Investment has paid off - Pontet-Labrie Update 2018

    Pontet Labrie has been a fascinating journey. From our initial discussions with Jonathan around bringing to market exclusively his last single vineyard site on the plateau of Saint Emilion; to forming a club around the wine in order to enhance the traditional allocation model around such a boutique Bordeaux (remember only 300 cases max per annum!); to the wonderful reception of its maiden vintage and the continuing momentum and growth of the club.  Continue reading

  5. How green is your wine? Your ultimate guide to wine lingo

    The world of wine is constantly evolving with new lingo popping up all the time. If you care about what's in your glass (and if you're reading this, we think you do) you will have heard terms like organic and biodynamic flying around. It seems everybody is talking about it. But what do these terms really mean? Make sure you stay in the loop with our handy guide. Continue reading

  6. How Green is Your Wine | 5 ways you can help the environment at home

    The way we see it - you want to enjoy your glass of wine knowing that it has been sourced responsibly, and it’s our job to make that happen. Continue reading

  7. Honest Grapes 4th Birthday Tasting Event

    This September Honest Grapes turns four. To celebrate we are hosting our biggest wine tasting event to date on Thursday September 13th at the China Exchange in Soho and Tom and Nathan would love you to join us. Continue reading

  8. How green is your wine? The plastic debate

    How green is your wine? No, we’re not talking about a refreshing glass of Vino Verde here, we’re talking about the environmental impact the production and distribution of wine is having on our planet. Now we hear you, no one wants to feel guilty about pouring a glass of wine. That is why we have spent the last six months doing a big environmental impact study and implementing measures accordingly to make us super green. In this blog we focus on the use of plastic.  Continue reading

  9. Tom talks all things wine on the tikichris podcast

    Earlier this month Tom was invited to talk on the tikichris podcast about all things wine. TikiChris, real name Chris Osburn, is a blogger, freelance journalist, photographer, consultant and curator. Continue reading

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