Wine Lovers Notebook

Wines Stories

Read all the latest wine trends, seasonal wine flavours and newest wines in stock here.

A Special Visit to Chateauneuf du Pape

Domaine de la Solitude is a vineyard nestled in Chateauneuf du Pape. Bathed in sunshine and the shelter of the Rhone Valley the vineyard stretches for 35 hectares. Thirty hectares are devoted to red wine and the remaining five to white wine production.

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BBQ Wine Recommendations

Matching BBQ food with wine will depend on added flavours, such as herbs, spices, garlic or marinades, which, makes the food more tender and adds extra flavours. Gilles our wine expert has chosen some wines for you to pair with BBQ food.

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Rose Wines

Think Pink, the Rise of Rose Wines

Sales of Rose wine are going through the roof. The French producers have been powerful in propelling innovation and growth, with rosé wine now outselling white wine in France. But here at the Wine Company NI we don’t believe this is just a trend but rather rosé wines are here to stay.

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Düsseldorf Wine Trade Show

Trade shows all the effort pays off

The highlight of our trade show calendar year is Prowein in Düsseldorf; the world’s titanic of wine shows, the scale of which is incomprehensible. Needless to say comfortable shoes are a must. It’s our annual pilgrimage to taste wines from 61 different countries and from over 6,800 exhibitors.

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