Silly Season!

So with the season in full swing and the warehouse still heaving with stock (got to try and beat those French and Italian suppliers who are about to close their doors for some or all of August!), the FWW team have had some pretty extraordinarily daft challenges to...

What a lot of OTT!

Here at FWW, we are pretty much sorted for the Rosé tap being turned on here on the Côte d’Azur! The sun is out (at last!!), the sky is blue, the ports are a-buzzin’ with Yacht activity and yes, we have stock of all the usual suspects. The Rosés everyone seems to...

“Everything’s comin’ up Rosé!”

Onward and upward from Ott the other week, we have a serious challenge at hand! A demand from our lovely Yacht crew for Rosé wine that is affordable, quaffable and not necessarily one of the big names the guests want to drink! It was one of our WSET graduate Chief...

Burgundy Bonanza with Bouchard Père et Fils

As the well regarded Wine writer Andrew Jefford commented recently “Burgundy is famously morsellated”! Tiny strips of land attached to 100’s of villages, some bearing individual village names, some double barrelled, others the umbrella label of a “middle-man”...

Love the Loire

In between teaching on our WSET® Wine Courses this month, I’ve been busy dreaming up themes and ideas for our forthcoming programme of Gourmet Dinners and Food & Wine Matching events. I suppose being forced to open several bottles from each region with one’s...