1. Ten Thing You Need To Know About MCC

    Ten Thing You Need To Know About MCC
    Méthode Cap Classique, or MCC for short, is the name given to some South African sparkling wines. The quality can be compared to the wines produced in Champagne and it is becoming increasingly popular as it is often more affordable than a comparable Champagne. Here are ten facts you need to know about MCC. Ten Methode Cap Classique Facts: 1. MCC...
  2. International Chardonnay Day

    International Chardonnay Day
    International Chardonnay Day is celebrated each year on the fourth Thursday in May. Here are 10 facts to help you learn more about a wine made infamous by Bridget Jones! Ten Chardonnay Facts 1. A cross between Pinot Noir and Gouais Blanc created Chardonnay. 2. Chardonnay is the most widely planted white grape variety around the world. 3. Chardonnay is blended with...
  3. Impress with these Five Sparkling Wines

    Impress with these Five Sparkling Wines
    There are so many sparkling wines to choose from and with New Year's Eve just around the corner, you may be wondering which you should serve. If you are looking to impress your guests, here are five wines we suggest to WOW your friends and family. From a real showstopper to New World favourites to French Cremant, you can't go wrong...
  4. Christmas Wine Pairing

    Christmas Wine Pairing
    Which wines will you be serving? We spend a lot of time preparing for Christmas lunch or dinner. Here are some Christmas wine pairing suggestions for the Christmas celebrations to save you time wondering which wines to serve.   Aperitif Pol Roger Brut Champagne NV £39.00 Champagne or Sparkling Wine is a very accommodating wine and can be served as an...
  5. Win a Case of South African Sparkling Wines

    Win a Case of South African Sparkling Wines
    To celebrate summer, we are giving away a selection of some of the best sparkling wines South Africa has to offer! All six bottles are produced using the Methode Cap Classique process used in producing Champagne. The result is top quality Sparkling Wines with a fine mousse and lots of flavour. Enter by clicking here.     The six bottle mixed case includes...
  6. Le Lude Part 1: Where Mathematics & Mystique Meet

    Le Lude Part 1: Where Mathematics & Mystique Meet
    Paul Gerber, winemaker at Le Lude, was teaching mathematics when he got married. “Within a few months of getting married, I convinced my wife to let me go and study oenology at Stellenbosch.” When he finished, he specialised in bottle-fermented sparkling wine and worked in Northern Italy, Champagne in France and Germany. On his return to South Africa he did...
  7. In Celebration of Champagne

    In Celebration of Champagne
    February, the month of romance and love, is in full swing. Valentine’s Day, chocolate and Champagne have been featured everywhere this month. In the world of wine however, Champagne is only one type of sparkling wine. It’s probably the best known but definitely not the only one. But great Champagne is most often less than affordable. There are however, many...
  8. Christmas is Coming

    Christmas is Coming
    Are you wondering which wines you should serve with your Christmas meal? Hard To Find Wines is here to help you with a wide selection of wines perfect for Christmas celebrations.  Mark Davies has specifically picked the wines listed below as the perfect Christmas selection. The list includes sparkling wine, red wines, white wines and fortified wine. Sparkling Wine for Christmas Langlois...
  9. Thanksgiving Wines

    Thanksgiving Wines
    Harvest celebrations are held the world over, in both religious and secular circles. Probably the most well-known harvest celebrations in Western countries include Thanksgiving Day in Canada and the USA and Harvest Festivals in the UK. Thanksgiving in the USA Thanksgiving takes place in the USA on the fourth Thursday of November. The festivities that led to modern celebrations in the USA can...
  10. Autumn Wines for Autumn Times

    Autumn Wines for Autumn Times
    The weather in the UK is turning chilly, nights are getting longer and with the first light fall of snow hitting Scotland just this past weekend, we are most definitely in the midst of autumn. While the harvest festivals and bonfire night let us know that we are nearly in winter, we are not quite there yet. So sometimes when it comes...

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