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It's what's in the bottle that counts.

This page is dedicated to you. Guiding you through the various regions, grape varieties and other interesting technicalities of the making, and drinking, of our wonderful portfolio of wines.

Keep an eye out as we continually update this page, helping you dive into our wonderful world of wine.

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Tempranillo Blanco & Azabache
When is a red variety not a red variety? Answer: when it’s Tempranillo Blanco of course!

This Riojan grape variety was discovered in 1988 when a single vine mutated to produce yellow-green grap

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WSET Results
Training is one of the pillars of the Ellis offering, going the extra mile to make the business of wine work for our customers.

This applies to our staff too and we are very pleased to announce that Maria (Graphic Designer), Nicola and V

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon was created accidently as a natural genetic crossing, dating back to seventeenth century France cross-bred white Sauvignon Blanc and red Cabernet Franc plants.

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Introduction to Provence.

The home of one of the best known styles of rosé, Provence is a region and historical province of south-eastern France.

Tricky pairings: Asian Cuisine
Spice up your life!

Pairing wine and spicy food is a notoriously tricky task, the many layers of flavours in Caribbean, African, Asian and South American cuisines often very difficult to merge with many classic wine styles.

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Burgundy - Côte d’Or

The Côte d’Or is a region comprising of the Côte de Nuits in the north and the Côte de Beaune in the south.

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Introduction to Sauvignon Blanc

One of the top-selling grape varieties in the UK – no wonder given its lively, fresh and aromatic style.

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Introduction to Chardonnay
From the leanest Chablis to the oakiest of Australian beasts, Chardonnay is probably one of the most versatile and unfairly maligned of grapes.