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Graze

“Red wine is about depth of flavour, tannins, feel and weight in the mouth.”

March 6, 2021 Comments Off on “Red wine is about depth of flavour, tannins, feel and weight in the mouth.”

Last month, drinks enthusiasts from around the world attended the People’s Choice Drinks Awards 2021 from the comfort of their own homes. The awards constitute the only competition to enlist the help of enthusiastic consumers in the judging process. Here, we talk to one of the sponsors, Graze Delicatessen in Lancashire. 

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People's choice wine awards

The People’s Choice Wine Awards 2021

January 19, 2021 Comments Off on The People’s Choice Wine Awards 2021

It’s been an incredibly tough year for many businesses, not least those in the hospitality industry.

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Pantry Pairings: Chef Tony selects the best wines for your store cupboard meals

March 28, 2020 Comments Off on Pantry Pairings: Chef Tony selects the best wines for your store cupboard meals

With nights out in our favourite restaurants off the menu, Brits are turning to their cupboards for culinary inspiration.

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Tony & George

Open Up & Pour: The way we talk about wine

March 28, 2020 Comments Off on Open Up & Pour: The way we talk about wine

As I’ve always operated a ‘no question is a stupid one’ attitude to my Cracking Wine tastings, I love it when I get that question.

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Wine making, Claire Fleetneedle

Fleetneedles Forage: Fermenting Fun (or winemaking for beginners)

January 5, 2018 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Fermenting Fun (or winemaking for beginners)

So 2017 has departed and most people are trying to stick to whatever New Year’s resolution they’ve set themselves.

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Wine bottles by Chris Payne

Chef Tony’s Wine Club: Summer Tipples

July 2, 2017 Comments Off on Chef Tony’s Wine Club: Summer Tipples

In this edition of Chef Tony’s Wine Club, our resident chef, gastronome and purveyor of fine wines casts his expert eye over two bottles to quench your Summer thirst.

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Wine bottles by Chris Payne

Chef Tony’s Wine Club: Lidl’s Spring Collection

May 19, 2017 Comments Off on Chef Tony’s Wine Club: Lidl’s Spring Collection

In May’s edition of Chef Tony’s Wine Club, our resident chef, gastronome and purveyor of fine wines casts his expert eye over two bottles from Lidl’s new wine range, launched at Easter.

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The People’s Choice Wine Awards: power to the people

May 2, 2017 Comments Off on The People’s Choice Wine Awards: power to the people

With the rise of peer review apps for wine like Vivino (23 million users) and CellarTracker (481,000 users) has come a shift in the key influencers the public turns to when choosing wine.

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Vanita Grillo

No time for tea: Northern Soul heads inside The Co-op’s wine tasting room

April 19, 2017 Comments Off on No time for tea: Northern Soul heads inside The Co-op’s wine tasting room

Janet Harrison, organiser of the annual Fizz Festival and founder of Cracking Winesrecounts her experience inside the wine tasting room at The Co-op head office in Manchester and shares her pick of the tipples on offer.

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Wine by Chris Payne

Chef Tony’s Wine Club: The Wine Society

April 17, 2017 Comments Off on Chef Tony’s Wine Club: The Wine Society

In April’s edition of Chef Tony’s Wine Club, our resident chef, gastronome and purveyor of fine wines casts his expert eye over two bottles from a wine club.

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