Thirty grapes in thirty days: Shiraz

Our final grape for the weekend is a fantastic one if you enjoy red wine. This is a dark skinned grape filled with luscious black fruits and spice. Yes it’s the Shiraz. Shiraz is grown in many countries all over the world making it a great success with both Old World and New World vineyards. […]

Thirty grapes in thirty days: Chenin Blanc

Our first grape of the weekend is the wonderful white grape, Chenin Blanc. Tradition states that the Chenin Blanc is a french grape grown in Loire Valley. However, Connoisseurs around the world  would state that the home of the Chenin Blanc is South Africa. South Africa is now the largest producer of Chenin Blanc and […]

Thirty grapes in thirty days: Sauvignon Blanc

Welcome all discerning drinkers! To celebrate the month of December (and Christmas!) we are blogging about thirty different grapes for thirty days. For each grape there will be food recommendations, tasting notes and fun facts. With over 10,000 grape varieties in the world it was hard to choose which grapes to talk about! See below […]