Logan Weemala Pinot Noir

IN: EVENTSWINE OF THE WEEK COLUMN

I’ve genuinely lost count of the amount of times our Aussie winemaker friend Peter Logan has visited North Berwick, he just can’t get enough of it. This might actually be his tenth visit, but hey, what’s there not to love about East Lothian and North Berwick. He loves hanging out in the shop and chatting to customers who’ve enjoyed many of his wines over the years. So we’ll be adopting the usual format of opening loads of the Logan Wines and giving people the opportunity to taste the range and chat the man who put them together. One of those little beauties will be the Logan Weemala Pinot Noir 2015. The Weemala range is a little bit quirky and has attracted a loyal following for its restrained, elegant and excellent value for money wines. All of the wines in the Weemala series are comprised of fruit grown in Mudgee and Orange in Australia’s Central Ranges – like all Logan wines – they are...
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Five superb New World wines to try in 2016

IN: TRAVELSWINE

A New Year, a fresh start, right? So why not leap into 2016 enjoying the future of wine as we know it. We predict 2016 to be the year of big reds, especially New World offerings. New World wines, for those who may not know, come from countries that were once colonies, such as Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Chile. They tend to have much hotter climates than Old World Wine origins, and this tends to give the produce a much fuller body, creating much bolder fruit flavours. Unlike their Old World counterparts, New World wines have no strict rules or regulations imposed on them. Wine makers are free to experiment in any which way they please, making the wine more varied and exciting! Here are our top 5 New World Wines to look out for in 2016 Snapper Rock Pinot Noir Snapper Rock is a beautiful drink, perfect for any evening. It is a bright garnet colour with...
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