Sunny days pose a rich variety of wine choices. A refreshing white, a fruity rosé, a sparkling wine...or a lighter red, like Beaujolais. What do you know about this grape?
When I started to look into the background for this article regarding the types of wines we grow in this country, the first thing that struck me, despite English winemaking only really becoming mainstream in the last 30 years or so, was that we’ve actually been making wine here in the UK for centuries!
What does the term Cuvée mean and how does it affect the quality and style of the wine currently waiting patiently in my glass? The word ‘cuvée’ in French translates literally as ‘tank’ in English but it's actually much more complicated. Or not?