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The Wine Rascals

Supplying the trade with wine from families, not factories.

The 26th of May might not mean much to a lot of people, but at Wine Rascal HQ we are sure to observe the oenophile’s sacred day that is…. INTERNATIONAL CHARDONNAY DAY There’s nothing in the wine world more deserving of a nameday than the ‘Queen of Grapes’. Happy in any climate, delicious alongside any…

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With a month to go before we celebrate the Jubilee celebrations, what better way to toast the Queen’s fantastic service than with not one, but two signature Champagnes from one of our favourite family winemakers. These are a premium offering of the finest bubbly, which is only fitting for our majesty! Forget Brimont is a…

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As a recent article from Harper’s would suggest, Portuguese wines sales have continued to grow exponentially over the past 5 years, and according to figures provided by Frederico Falcão, president of ViniPortugal, “British drinkers seem finally to have got a taste for Portuguese wines” As long time fans of these wines, with three wonderful, Portuguese family winemakers on…

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As we now progress through the Spring months and begin to look towards Summer, there’s one staple white that we cannot ignore. No wine list can be without a Pinot Grigio, and there’s always room to go beyond expectation…   This week we’re showing off our skin contact Pinot Grigio, from Slovenian winemaker Zavec, with the pinky blush…

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If you’re one that keeps your finger on the pulse when it comes to wine trade news and trends, then you’ll no doubt have been hearing about the boom of Greek wine over the past year. Last Summer we a number of wholesalers and retailers reporting huge growth in Greek sales, and either bolstering their…

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With just a few weeks to go until the Easter hols, we think it’s a great time to start planning for those big family meals and outings, We’ve picked our brains ’round the Wine Rascal office and have come up with three wines that we think will cover all the bases for that busy period.…

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We’re pressing on with our ‘Team Tipple’ series and this week, we’ve asked Teresa, our Marketing Rascal for her favourite. With the sun beginning to peak out of the clouds and the trees blossoming around us, Teresa’s choice couldn’t be more aptly timed, but we’ll let her take it from here. Here’s what she had…

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After some heavy weather recently to say the least, we think it’s fair to say that the first signs of Spring are starting to emerge around the UK, and we couldn’t be happier. Not least because, for us, this means the perfect time to debut our newest Pet Nat wine from Vinho Verde, fresh off…

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As we make our way through February, we can begin looking forward to the sunnier spells of Springtime. We still have a couple more weeks of cold yet though, so why not make the most of those cosy winter nights, by indulging in a delicious, deep red? The Quinta da Pedra Cavada Reserva from Colinas do Douro of…

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