Our Tasting team don their mittens and duffle coats to go in search of some warming wines to drink while enjoying the fireworks this winter...
There is nothing quite like getting dressed up in your warmest clothes and spending a few hours with family and friends next to a 10 foot high bonfire watching the fireworks.
In the UK Bonfire Night celebrates the capture of Guy Fawkes, who plotted to blow up the House of Lords with King James I inside on 5th November 1605, and very nearly succeeded.
If celebrating with a glass of wine in hand, something sturdy and heartwarming is in order to keep the chill at bay, so our Tasting Team have come up with some great recommendations to ensure your bonfire night goes with a bang.
You may be surprised to see a white in there, but it has been chosen for its comforting, rich flavours that lend themselves to this time of year. It doesn’t need to be served as cold as a Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio would either.
Five warming wines for Bonfire Night:
The poor granite and sand soils in this region of Portugal make the vines work extra hard, producing lower yields
Just 3,000 bottles of this certified organic wine are made every vintage, from 45 year old vines. Cassis, herbs and
Made using a dry farming philosophy - leaving nature to provide all water for the vines without irrigation - not
Selected parcels of old vine fruit from the DO of Calatayud in Aragon are fermented and bottled elsewhere, so this
A juicy, chewy Chardonnay produced from the free run juice of four different varietal clones. The nose is Burgundy-esque but