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Kendall talks to Stephen from Mirabeau about cellaring wine

When should I cellar a wine, for how long (and what if I don’t have cellar!)?

You do not need a cellar in order to start collecting wine and in fact most wine is made to be drunk young. Here Stephen talks to TV journalist and wine blogger Kendall Harris (Wine2Three) about the types of wine for cellaring and how to get started. You needn’t spend a fortune to start collecting […]

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An Introduction to Red Wine with Ronan Sayburn MS

In this video Ronan shows how to taste a red wine, including what to look for in the colour, understanding more about the age of a red wine, and the different sensations you get from tasting it. Ronan is one of only 180 Master Sommelier’s in the world. He is currently the Director of Wines and […]

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An Introduction to White Wine with Ronan Sayburn MS

Learn how to judge a white wine using Ronan’s great tips in this video, including how to understand the colour of wine, how to taste properly and which food white wine is the ideal to accompany. Ronan is one of only 180 Master Sommelier’s in the world. He is currently the Director of Wines and […]

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Decanting and tasting Chateau Mouton Rothschild 1986

A rare treat for Stephen as he carefully opens a very special wine.

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Top 10 Wine Tips with Francis Gimblett

Wine adventurer Francis Gimblett pulls no punches in explaining how wines should and shouldn’t be treated – whist wearing nothing but a burgundy coloured lounge suit jacket and white shirt. Really. The Wine Navigator® – Your pocket sommelier. Ever wanted to save your cash and know whether you’ll like a new wine before you buy it? The Wine […]

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Decanting Wine

The are a few reasons to decant wines and here Francis explains them and also shows how to do it… The Wine Navigator® – Your pocket sommelier. Ever wanted to save your cash and know whether you’ll like a new wine before you buy it? The Wine Navigator is available for the iPad, iPod Touch & iPhone

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How to open a bottle of wine!

Here Francis shows the correct way to open a bottle of wine and pays particular attention to the opening of screw-cap wine. The Wine Navigator® – Your pocket sommelier. Ever wanted to save your cash and know whether you’ll like a new wine before you buy it? The Wine Navigator is available for the iPad, iPod Touch & […]

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Sommelier and the wine list

Francis Gimblett gives a few ideas of how to deal with a sommelier and some tips on what to do with the wine list. The Wine Navigator® – Your pocket sommelier. Ever wanted to save your cash and know whether you’ll like a new wine before you buy it? The Wine Navigator is available for the iPad, iPod […]

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The sommelier question!

What are you expected to do when a sommelier opens the wine in front of us and pours a glass to try. Angela Muir MW explains all!