Wine Advice

  1. Wine Wisdom - Thanksgiving Special

    With Thanksgiving being this Thursday, let our own resident American Claire, take you through her picks for Thanksgiving dinner. These wines are also perfect for Christmas dinner! Continue reading

  2. 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

  3. The History of Heavy Metal in 9 Wines, Part 2

    Tom's wine journey through the history of Heavy Metal continues,  with big headliners both in terms of artists and wines. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here. Black Sabbath - Paranoid (1970) There is nothing complex about this. It must be a single variety (from Birmingham). Uniquely Tony Iommi, the guitarist, had to loosen his guitar strings due to an accident in metal factory, creating the classic Black Sabbath 'off tone' sounds (dark and moody) while the lyrics play to the suicidal adolescent post-love male. No compromises. Continue reading

  4. Wine Wisdom - New Supertuscan

    Tom this week will be introducing you to a great value exciting Supertuscan that has recently been added to our list. Learn more about our new Gift Subscriptions of Pick of the Punch and Premier Crew memberships, perfect as we come into the festive season. Continue reading

  5. 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

  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. 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

  8. 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

  9. Sean's favourite food and wine pairings

    Our COO Sean doesn't only make sure that your chosen wines arrive with you safely and on time - he is also passionate about his cooking, and to pairing his dishes with the perfect tipple. Continue reading

  10. Grape Expectations: A quick guide to three noble grapes of Bordeaux

    With all the hype surrounding the 2015 vintage in Bordeaux - which really is shaping up rather nicely - we thought it was a good idea to have a closer look at three of the grapes that go into making some of the greatest and most sought after wines in the world.   Continue reading

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