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When you’re thinking of what to drink with steak, the first answer that springs to mind is normally wine. And not just any wine, you usually picture a glass of fine full-bodied red wine.
The combination of a tender beef steak and a bottle of ruby red is almost inseparable in fine dining. Beyond the number one rule of wine pairing: reds with reds, there’s a good reason why steak and wine go hand in hand.
10 Best Wines to Gift for Father’s Day
If you’re stuck for gift ideas for Father’s Day why not go for a classic wine? A nice bottle of wine can be the perfect way to make your dad feel special and appreciated. Pair this with a delicious home cooked dinner and you have the recipe for a Father’s Day success.
At Mr Wheeler’s we’re known for helping you choose better wine. Our range includes hand selected white wines, red wines and sparklers from some of the very best artisan and well-known winemakers from around the world.
In this wine guide we want to give you some inspiration for wines to give this Father’s Day. Here are our top choices:
We’re all familiar with the reputation of viniculture and its association with the inexplicable terminology and impossible rhetoric of pretentious wine pseudos. But at Mr.Wheeler, we feel that fine wine and the lexicon that orbits it really needn’t be so impenetrable. Wine often speaks for itself when you sip.
Because we choose better wine at Mr.Wheeler, we think some wine terms are worth defining in an accessible and understandable way. We want to help wine lovers expand their oenological vocabulary along with their palate. This is why we have created an A to Z wine glossary which covers all the important terms every wine lover should know.
People who are new to fine wine tasting often report that the labelling of the wine can be confusing; with different terms making it hard to understand a wine’s characteristics.
One of the expressions often seen on wine bottles is ‘varietal’. In this article we shed a bit of light on the meaning of the term, its history and the most popular wine varietals. Read until the end to become an expert and impress your friends at the next dinner party.