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MWH Wines Fine Wine Blog

Welcome to the MWH Wines Fine Wine blog. Here you'll find a range of blog pieces all about the wonderful wine of wine - the www in www.mwhwines.co.uk. Over the coming months we'll be posting pieces on topics as varied as, 'What is Vintage Port?', 'The Wine Taster's Lexicon - What to Say and What not to Say at a Wine Tasting' and ‘Wine Gifts: Picking the Best of the Vintage Bunch' plus news and opinion on all that’s happening in the world of fine wine.

Producer Profile: Woody Nook, Wilyabrup, Margaret River January 01, 2017 10:18

As of the 1st January MWH Wines will be the sole distributor of Woody Nook Wines in the United Kingdom.  Producing an impressive range of wines including their flagship multiple award winner, “Gallagher’s Choice” Cabernet Sauvignon.  Read all about this genuine boutique winery in the Wilyabrup sub region of Margaret River, Western Australia ... read more →

Fine Wine Report: Bordeaux 2015 May 11, 2016 09:37

MWH Wines along with the rest of the world's wine trade made their annual pilgrimage to Bordeaux in early April. The last time the Margaux appellation outshone its northerly neighbours like this was way back in 1983, but it is worth investing...? read more →

Wine Condition: Beauty in the Beast April 18, 2016 10:02

A wine's condition is important: but to dismiss a bottle of fine old Bordeaux, Burgundy and especially Vintage Port because it is not pristine may mean you miss out on some wonderful wine experiences, often at affordable prices...

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Producer Profile: Domaine Tatraux, Burgundy February 26, 2016 09:47

The Producer Profile focuses this month is on Domaine Tatraux.  Givry has to be our favourite of all the Cotes Chalonnaise reds and Sylvain Tatraux, a 3rd generation vigneron, produces some wonderful examples of this affordable red burgundy.  In this profile we explore the history and wine production techniques of the Tatraux vineyard as well as outline our latest offers…

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Vintage Port - Fact and Fiction December 03, 2015 20:34

So you have an interest in Vintage Port but are not sure whether all you hear is true? Well that’s understandable as all is not as it seems when it comes to evaluating a bottle of Vintage Port. From understanding the provenance and possible lack of a label to advice on bone fide Port Shippers and decanting, when it comes to Port there’s more than meets the wine lover’s eye.  In this article MWH Wine Merchants provides you with some interesting Port facts, uncovers the myths and gives you some sound advice about that most fabulous of fine wines, Vintage Port.  read more →

What is Vintage Port? August 04, 2015 17:41

Port has been a lifelong passion of mine, particularly Vintage Port. Vintage Port’s combination of power and richness coupled with Port’s ever-changing, ever-evolving character as it ages and matures has always captivated me. But what is a Vintage Port? In the case of most other wines a vintage wine simply means it is the product of a single year, for example Château Montrose 2003 was made from grapes that were grown and harvested in the year 2003. With Vintage Port, however, things are a little bit more, well, complicated… read more →

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