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Why Not Bring Andalucia To Home...

Why Not Bring Andalucia To Home...
May 5, 2022
A few years ago my wife and I happened to be in Seville for the Spring Fair which takes place around this time of year.  Everyone dresses up and there was food, wine, music and dancing throughout the day which continued long into the night accompanied by fireworks on the banks of the River Guadalquivir right next to […]
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Spring Winetasting Tickets
April 6, 2022
Tickets are now on sale for our Spring/Summer Winetasting on Thursday 19th May at Ipswich Town Football Club.  Please click here to purchase tickets. The format will be the same as our previous tastings as a "walk round" event where you may come and go as you please.  Some of our suppliers will be present to showcase some of […]
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The Wizard of Oz Retires & New Australian Wines
March 29, 2022
Well, we say "retires" but it's more of a sideways move really.  We have followed Rolf Binder for many years, entranced as we are with his magical touch as a winemaker in producing the characteristic wines of the Barossa Valley whilst maintaining a degree of control frequently missed by others. Rolf's father (another Rolf) set […]
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The Price of Fuel & Wine Tasting Dates
March 14, 2022
We saw a cartoon this week (from the brilliant "Mac") showing a couple sitting at their kitchen table reading the paper.  Husband says to wife "I've done the sums and we can either fill the car up with petrol, or buy Chelsea Football club." We've had a letter from the national carriers we use (APC) […]
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Our Christmas 2021 Opening Hours
December 1, 2021
Christmas Opening Hours Please find below details of our Christmas 2021 Opening Hours.  Normal opening hours (see the end of this email) apply until Christmas Eve. Friday 24th December: 10am-1pmSaturday 25th December: ClosedSunday 26th December: ClosedMonday 27th December: ClosedTuesday 28th December: ClosedWednesday 29th December: 10am-4pmThursday 30th December: 10am-4pmFriday 31st December: 10am-4pm (local delivery service available)Saturday 1st January: ClosedSunday 2nd January: ClosedMonday 3rd January: ClosedTuesday 4th January ClosedBack […]
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Black Friday & Stock Issues
November 26, 2021
My daughter has been looking to buy a television.  Being the organised person that she is, she has done her research checking prices at both local and national retailers.  She has been watching the online prices daily which, interestingly, are identical for this particular make and model wherever she looks.  Recently the retailers she has been monitoring all advertised […]
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Alcohol units and calories
October 18, 2017
Wines of Interest is committed to the Public Health Responsibility Deal in relation to the consumption of alcohol. To this extent we provide this information on alcoholic units, how to calculate them and the associated calorific values. Please note however that we are Wine Merchants and not doctors nor scientists. If you require more detailed […]
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How much to pay
October 18, 2017
This is almost an unanswerable question because we all have different tastes and budgets – this influences our opinion of what may, or may not, be good value for money.  Regardless of your budget we hope that this information will help you to decide where your money is best spent! How Much Should I Spend […]
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Storing wine
October 18, 2017
The facts on storing wine are mostly common sense, but serving wine is more subjective. Nevertheless, we offer some guidelines in case they are of help. Where Should I Store My Wine?Cellars are ideal because the wine will be kept at a fairly constant temperature, out of direct sunlight and away from vibration. They are […]
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Organic, vegetarian and biodynamic wines
October 18, 2017
Interest is increasing in organic products. We have explored how organic, and other environmental, trends now affect the production of wine. This leaflet sets out to answer those questions that our customers ask us most frequently. What Is Organic Wine?The legal definition for wines made within the European Community is “wine made from organically grown […]
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Wine faults
October 18, 2017
Wine is a “living” product involving the use of oxygen, bacteria and yeast in its production. If the levels of these are not managed correctly by the Winemaker, faults may occur in the finished wine. Here is a brief guide: What Are The Main Wine Faults?Oxidation, High Sulphur Dioxide, Reductive Odours, Volatile Acidity, Corkiness and […]
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Real cork, plastic or screw cap?
October 18, 2017
Many wines are now sealed with closures other than cork. Various forms of plastic cork have been around for some time, and the screw-cap is also very popular. In response to your questions we have put together a few facts. Why Use Plastic Corks?Plastic corks eliminate the problem of “corked” wine and exclude oxygen from […]
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