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Valentine's Date Night Ideas for Wine Lovers

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Valentine's Date Night Ideas for Wine Lovers

Let’s face it – Valentine’s Day in lockdown isn’t the best…. But if there’s ever been a year to treat yourselves to a special night in, it’s this one! And let’s face it – you can get far more bang for your buck staying in and having a date night at home than you would by taking your other half to an expensive restaurant.

Here are our top 3 suggestions for a fun wine-themed Valentine’s Day date night!

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Wines to Pair with Christmas Dinner

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Wines to Pair with Christmas Dinner

With this year being a little different for everyone, why not treat yourself to some particularly good  wine this year! And there has never been a better time to support independent British vineyards.

Read on to find our guide of the top wines we’d recommend for pairing with Christmas Dinner, plus a couple of other favourites to treat yourself on the day!

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How to find your ideal English wine

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How to find your ideal English wine
We've always wanted to make it easy to buy English wine online, and we know it can seem a bit daunting when you're faced with unfamiliar names and grape varieties! We've made a little guide to link English wines to wines you will be more familiar with, so you can find a great English or Welsh wine for your taste!

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What is the difference between Blanc de Blancs and Blanc de Noirs?

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What is the difference between Blanc de Blancs and Blanc de Noirs?

What is the difference between Blanc de Blancs and Blanc de Noirs?

Have you ever been shopping for English Sparkling Wine or Champagne and found yourself faced with a wide range of wines with different names, such as “Blanc de Blancs” or “Blanc de Noirs” (amongst other terms!)?

Never fear – we can break down the terminology so you can find the perfect English Sparkling Wine for you.

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Interview with Greyfriars Vineyard

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Interview with Greyfriars Vineyard

Spotlight on Greyfriars Vineyard Greyfriars are a vineyard in Surrey, and they make some of our bestselling wines at The British Wine Cellar! I still remember the first time I tried their wines - the first one was the Blanc de Blancs (my mouth actually watered just writing that!). It's fresh and zesty, with great acidity, but it's got such gorgeous, toasty complexity to it as well. It's so moreish - we enjoyed it in the garden during a sunny afternoon and it was absolutely perfect.  We caught up with Mike from Greyfriars Vineyard to find out more about Greyfriars...

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