Honest Grapes News

  1. Burgundy 2016 - what will go into Tom Harrow's cellar?

    A number of Honest Grapes clients and club members have asked for my recommendations for Burgundy 2017 and I can give no more honest answer than by responding with what I’m considering getting for myself.  Continue reading

  2. An Update on 2015 and 2016 En Primeur Campaigns

    Every year sees a flurry of future/ En Primeur releases and sometimes it can be hard to keep track of when each one is physically released for delivery (to find out more about buying wines En Primeur please see our blog post with FAQs here). Each region traditionally has its own time of year and then within that region there are always a few producers who like to go at their own pace and release when they feel is the best time for their own wines. Continue reading

  3. An introduction to buying wines En Primeur

    What do we mean when we talk about selling wine En Primeur? En Primeur is a system that both merchants and vineyards rely on as a sort of futures market for wines that need time in the cellar. En Primeur (EP) refers to the process of buying wines before they are bottled and released onto the market. Continue reading

  4. Pol Couronne - our Award Winning house Champagne

    We're thrilled that our house Champagne, Pol Couronne, has been selected as one of the IndyBest '20 best Champagnes'. Continue reading

  5. Honest Grapes Christmas Market

    The Soho Collective played host to our Christmas Market on Thursday where we showed off a selection of our top choices for seasonal drinking and alongside regular and new clients. Continue reading

  6. Honest Grapes and Buchanans: MasterCard Priceless London Cheese and Wine Event

    Honest Grapes and Buchanans Cheesemonger are thrilled to have partnered with MasterCard Priceless Cities to hold a spectacular cheese and wine evening at Buchanans, based in Porchester Place. Continue reading

  7. Time to Buy Wine - Tom Harrow for Spear's

    Our Wine Director Tom Harrow, aka WineChap, has contributed his expertise to an article explaining why now is the time to be buying wine after a historic collapse in wine production. Continue reading

  8. Wines to be thankful for

    With Thanksgiving less than one month away, our own resident American Claire, has rounded up her top picks for the ultimate Thanksgiving dinner. Make note even if you're not celebrating on the 23rd of November, as these wines are also perfect for Christmas dinner! Continue reading

  9. An exquisite evening of Fine Wine tasting

    Last night we hosted an impressive tasting of our top fine wines at the wonderful Maison Assouline in Central London. We welcomed over 60 people and presented fine wines from small independent producers that overflow with exceptional value, ranging from intriguingly complex grower Champagnes to monumental Napa Cabernets. Continue reading

  10. 6 Tips for Flawless Wine Etiquette

    A knowledge of fine wine is an arbiter of taste and sophistication, an easy plot device in books and films to demonstrate the protagonist's urbane epicurean credentials. In reality its just as essential for impressing your lovers, clients, and any potential fathers-in-law. Perhaps like the right school, a respectable golf handicap, or conversational French, wine appreciation should not be a necessary social skill - but it is. Get it right and you can effortlessly engage a room full of strangers into easy conversation: Get it wrong and you look as gauche as the inexperienced hostess who seats a dinner guest next to his long-established mistress. Continue reading

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