Friday, January 15, 2021

The Grapevine

Luke Richardson is the sommelier at wine bar Le Di-Vin in Edinburgh. In his column for SLTN he shares his thoughts on all things wine-related and answers your questions about wine. If you have a question for Luke email it to sltn@peeblesmedia.com

The Grapevine

Happy New Year to one and all, let us hope it gets better for our industry soon. I thought this month I would talk about some ways to help get some extra cash flow through your businesses when we can again serve a glass or two of wine to our customers, using trends in wine to your advantage.

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Seeing as we have entered the winter months in proper fashion now, I thought it would be good to talk about some full-bodied and heart-warming red wines that help to keep out the cold and keep up the defences

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As we’re starting to think about the oncoming festive season, I thought it would be a good idea to recommend some festive drinks that we can list to try and recoup some revenue during this celebratory season

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So, having covered the rest of Spain without much mention of Rioja before the lockdown, I thought I would dedicate this month’s column solely to the best known of the Spanish wines

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Hello again, and welcome to the “new normal” – although I have to admit it still seems fairly alien to me