Tag: white wine

Why amber is precious: orange wine

Skin-macerated whites were once a rarity savoured by curious wine-lovers, but now wine lists country-wide have a dedicated “orange” section. As his book Amber Revolution is released, orange-evangelist Simon Woolf argues why – when it comes to wine – we should be embracing shades of amber

How to make wine: white

The first in our mini-series examining exactly how wine goes from grape to glass, here Barbara Drew from our Wine School team explains the process for making white wine By their nature, white wines are more fragile than reds; without the antioxidant properties of tannins to protect them, the juice and wines themselves can quickly […]

A white Christmas

Burgundy, Claret and Port might be traditional with your Christmas feast, but are they really the right choice? Our Wine Advisor Manager Peter Bishop thinks not… It would be wrong to suggest that people “simply don’t do” white wine at Christmas, because they do – often in large quantities. It would be fairer to say […]