A blog from Jeroboams

Welcome to our blog where you can find out about what makes us tick. We are a chatty bunch with great industry knowledge, a thirst for eating, drinking and travelling, and who like to tell a story. Enjoy.


An Introduction To: Red Burgundy

An Introduction To: Red Burgundy

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Whilst many very good and some genuinely great Pinot Noirs are made elsewhere in the world, none have yet scaled the heights of the finest Burgundy. The Côte d’Or is home to a complex array of terroirs and producers. Peter Mitchell MW introduces us to the key facts of red wine production in this amazing part of the world.

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An Introduction To: North-East Italy

An Introduction To: North-East Italy

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The Northeast of Italy covers six provinces and produces well over 40% of all Italian wine, with the majority of this (70%) being white. Veneto is by some way the biggest producer in the country, with the volumes coming from mass market behemoths Pinot Grigio and Prosecco.

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An Introduction To: Piedmont

An Introduction To: Piedmont

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Piedmont is possibly the most stunningly beautiful wine region in Europe and feels less ‘Italian’ than many regions further south. It also home to some of the most complex, terroir-driven wines outside of Burgundy. What makes it so special? Peter Mitchell MW takes a dive into this beautiful region.

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An Introduction To: Sicily

An Introduction To: Sicily

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Sicily often feels little to do with mainland Italy but is one of the most fascinating places to visit in all of Europe and home to some incredible wines. From the coast to the mountains, a new generation of winemakers are putting this oft-forgotten piece of Italy back on the map.

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An Introduction To: The Loire Valley

An Introduction To: The Loire Valley

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For most wine drinkers the Loire Valley starts and stops with the Sauvignon Blanc grown in the central vineyards around the small towns of Sancerre and Pouilly-sur-Loire, but this large region deserves far more recognition. What is so special about this region? Peter Mitchell MW tells all.

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I Love Italy

I Love Italy

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I love Italy.  I love its dramatic scenery, the honesty and passion of its people, its food and most of all its wine. Sure, there is plenty wrong with the country. The sclerotic bureaucracy, the …

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