The St Anne’s Palate Quiz

What should you really be drinking? It’s time to find out!     If that’s got you inspired, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at our wine collection – we’re very proud of it.  

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Red Port: Or, Rather, Why Isn’t My Port Wine Red?

So, you’ve been given a bottle of Port. A bottle of red Port, to clarify. You pour it into a glass and it’s a faded, red-brown colour. For drinkers of ordinary table wines, this might be alarming. But fear not! Your port has not spoiled! Red ports, made of...

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White Wine, Red Grapes?

There is more to grapes than red and white. And it’s a bit more complicated than “white grapes make white wine”. Let’s take the Muscat Rouge à Petits Grains: excuse our possibly crude translation “Red Muscat with Small Grape Size”. The skin of the grape is a pale, red...

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Do It Yourself: Port Barrels For Sale

  Tawny Port ages beautifully. Not just gracefully, beautifully. It gets better with every passing year, and can live in an oak barrel for anywhere up to a century. But who has the patience for that? Sometimes you just want to wake up the Port makers of the past...

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Our Tawny Wine: Only Improves With Age

If you’re considering buying a bottle of 10, 20, 30, or 40-year-old Tawny Port, you’re about to make an excellent decision. There is perhaps no other wine in the world that ages as well in a barrel as Tawny Port does. Official designations of age are 10, 20, 30,...

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What’s In a Name: Magenta and Champagne

What’s behind a name? We discuss how wines get their names. Including our Magenta– exclusive to our winery. There are two main ways a wine gets its name: the grape used to make it, or the region it was grown in. A very simple example is a Grenache Shiraz...

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Is Port Just a Dessert Wine? – New Ideas With Sweet Wine

Dessert: it’s universally acknowledged as the best meal of the day. Who could argue? It’s also the most popular time to enjoy one of our most treasured wines: our beautiful tawny port. Sweetness with sweetness: it’s tried and tested. But we want to rally against the idea that it’s...

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