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: South Africa

An Introduction To: South Africa

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South Africa is a beautiful country with a hugely varied landscape, from deserts to beaches, lions to penguins: its impossible to discover South Africa in only one visit. Every time you go back there will be something new that surprises you, and this is perhaps why South Africa’s wine industry is one of the most exciting in the world right now. Maggie MacPherson takes us through this fantastic country.

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An Introduction To: New Zealand

An Introduction To: New Zealand

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The wines produced in New Zealand are as wide-ranging as its landscape which is why we Brits have fallen in love with New Zealand wines. Our love of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has been well documented, and continues to inspire the question, what next?

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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: Spain

An Introduction To: Spain

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We Brits love Spain. We love it so much that around 18 million of us visited the country in 2019, meaning we are the main country of origin for Spain’s tourism industry. So why do we love it so much? And, specifically, why do we love their wines so much? Maggie MacPherson tells us why.

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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: Washington

An Introduction To: Washington

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Washington state is beautiful: it boasts wonderful coastlines, rugged mountains, desert scenes and of course, Twilight. Sadly, Washington state is often overlooked, which is mad given Washington ranks second in the US for premium wine production.

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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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