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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.

Whisky Investment Guide: Top Tips for Whisky Investors May 19, 2019 12:00

Thinking about investing in rare whisky?  Read our top tips for whisky investors and find out how to get great returns from whisky investment and what to look out for.

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Woody Nook: Margaret River Wines April 22, 2019 11:30

Looking for fine wine at everyday drinking wine prices? Look no further than Margaret River Australia, Australia’s fine wine capital and the brilliantly affordable, Woody Nook wines. In this latest blog from MWH Wines, we’ll take a look at this fascinating region and profile one of its leading boutique producers, Woody Nook. read more →

Vintage Wine Gifts - 60th Birthday Presents April 9, 2019 19:46

Most people feel a whiff of trepidation when it comes to birthdays that end in a zero, and a fine wine gift from their birth year can put the smile back on their faces.  In this latest blog from MWH Wines – your source of affordable fine wines – we’ll focus on the wines from 1959 and guide you to the best wine gifts for those who are fortunate enough to be turning sixty this year.

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Bordeaux 2018 En Primeur April 8, 2019 13:10

Bordeaux 2018 En Primeur: 5 Great Reasons Why (And 5 Great Reasons Why Not) To Buy.  Is it worth investing in the Bordeaux 2018 En Primeur campaign?  With tremendous wines expected at stellar prices it's a tricky one to call. In this blog we look at the pros and cons of Bordeaux 2018.
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A Buyer’s Guide To Madeira March 23, 2019 09:47

With the possible exception of some of the more esoteric of the world’s fine wines there can be no more misunderstood a wine than Madeira. In this latest blog from MWH Wines we’ll guide you as to what Madeira is (and what it’s not!) the styles and give you some recommendations as to the shippers that are worth looking out for. read more →

Provenance and Ullages February 17, 2018 18:43

Provenance and condition are two of the most misunderstood terms in wine.  In this latest blog, Port and fine wine expert Mike Hall advises us on how beauty is often in the bottle and not the eye of the beholder… read more →

Vintage Port: A Buyer’s Guide February 17, 2018 15:03

Vintage Port is one of the wine world’s greatest delights; virtually indestructible, capable of decades of life and a joy to drink.  But what do you need to look for when choosing a Port?  Read our buyer’s guide and find out.

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Producer Profile: Woody Nook, Wilyabrup, Margaret River January 1, 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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What is Vintage Port? August 4, 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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