Honest Grapes Blog

All the latest wine news from the Honest Bunch

  1. 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 →

  2. Lady of the Grapes - A wine bar dedicated to women winemakers

    This week Tom popped over to Covent Garden to visit new wine bar, Lady of the Grapes, a bar with a special emphasis on wines from women winemakers, all of which are organic. Continue reading →

  3. 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 →

  4. Great British Bake Off - 5 Cake & Wine Pairings

    With the return of Channel 4's Great British Bake Off, Tuesday nights are once again Bake Off night. The perfect night of TV, wine and sofa time. Tonight on the show it's Cake Week which got us thinking about Cake and Wine pairings. Here are 5 to try... Continue reading →

  5. Our Top 10 Tips... for getting the most out of a wine tasting event

    Despite what you might have heard, the wine crowd are a pretty friendly bunch so don’t be intimidated. Find out what events are going on near you, and get involved. Whether you are a wine guru, a wine student, or a complete novice, wine tastings are brilliant fun for all. Best of all you might learn a few juicy nuggets of knowledge to share at your next dinner party. Continue reading →

  6. 5 Champagne Food Pairings you have to try

    We all know about classic food and Champagne pairings - oysters, caviar - but what about something a bit different? Here are 5 food and Champagne pairings that we're loving at the moment: 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 →

  10. Bordeaux En Primeur Week 5 in Review

    This week has been the busiest week of Bordeaux En Primeur releases seen so far this vintage. After a brief hiatus last week, without a peep from Bordeaux, this week we saw handfuls of wines released every day. We've passed on at least half of them as they have been insufficient value. Continue reading →

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