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Welcome to the Wine Knowledge Hub

First things first, bookmark this page! Because if you’ve any niggling thoughts about the best way to enjoy your wines – service temperature, food pairings, tasting tips – this hub should be your first port of call. From here, you’ll find all our top tips for maximum drinking pleasure …


Let’s start with the basics

Before even opening a bottle, there are a few things to consider. Simple stuff really, but it can make all the difference when it comes to getting the most out of your first glass.

Storage tips

Our top tips for storing your wines both short-term and long-term

Storage tips

Which glass?

The shape and size of your wine glass is more important than you think …

Which glass?

Corks vs screw caps

The great debate … but how much difference does it really make?

Corks vs screw caps

Decanting & serving

To decant or not to decant? The perfect service temperature?

Decanting & serving

How to taste like a pro

Wine should – first and foremost – be about enjoying a satisfying glassful of something you love, but a few easy tasting tricks can enhance your enjoyment considerably …

Wine tasting in three easy steps

Your easy-to-follow guide to become a master taster

Three easy steps

Rate your wine like an expert

Score your wines so you can remember which you like best!

Rate like an expert

Get to know your grapes

Across the world right now, there are over 10,000 different grape varieties being grown – all uniquely flavoured. You could spend your whole life trying to taste them all and never finish (but what a life it would be!). Talking about all 10,000 could take some time, so we’ve picked out the most popular styles, described how they taste, and given you a few suggestions for food matching.

Favourite red grapes

Richly flavoured reds from Bordeaux to the Barossa

Favourite red grapes

Favourite white grapes

From light and fresh to tropical and full-bodied

Favourite white grapes

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