Wine Tips #1 - Tips for dinner party wine matching

Wine Tips #1 - Tips for dinner party wine matching

For the unseasoned host, or just those who move in particularly fastidious social circles, planning a dinner party can be pretty anxiety ridden. The instruction leaflet – should hosting come with such a practical tool – would probably list the side effects as stress-induced sweats, prolonged bouts of temple-rubbing and regular spells of deep regret at ever having voiced the idea of mixing socialising with food preparation in the first place.

Wine Tips Video - How to find a 'good deal' on high street wines

Wine Tips Video - How to find a 'good deal' on high street wines

In this short video Bristol Wine School tutor Tristan Darby gives a few quick tips to help you sniff out the best bargains in the supermarkets, and how to avoid wines that might not deliver as much value as they appear to be offering.

BRISTOL WINE TIPS VIDEO: Wine of The Week 21st October 2014

BRISTOL WINE TIPS VIDEO: Wine of The Week 21st October 2014

A mouthwatering and proudly fruity Syrah based wine from Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. It's got lots of blackberry fruit in the nose and mouth, and a good measure of cracked black pepper character - typical of Syrah (Shiraz) grown in a more temperate climate. A small inclusion of the white variety Viognier gives the wine beautiful, slightly floral perfume.