The Wine Column

Wine Opinion

Our wine columnist Adam Lechmere shares his thoughts on wine regions, grape varieties, hot topics and issues.

The Wine Column

There's a whole lot more to South American wine than a good malbec, says Adam Lechmere, who takes a swig from the wilds of Chile and Argentina

Wine Club

Too often we taste fantastic local wines on our travels and scour the shelves of the local supermarket upon our return, only to discover they’re seemingly unheard of on our thirsty isle. Enter Wine Club. Search and order regional wines through our specialist representatives and take advantage of some expert recipe matches.

Wine and Food Matches

Discover what wines to pair with your favourite Food and Travel recipes.

  • Tempranillo

    Tempranillo

    The natural choice for tapas, this versatile fruity wine also pairs well with meats such as pork and rabbit
  • Syrah

    Syrah

    Thick, spicy and juicy, syrah is superb with game and soft cheese, but it’s at its best with a big slab of rare beef
  • Sparklers

    Sparklers

    A full-bodied glass of bubbly can be a fantastic food partner, particularly with canapés, salmon and seafood