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Region Focus – Chablis, France

Nestled in the northernmost part of Burgundy, France, lies the renowned Chablis wine region, celebrated globally for producing some of the world's most esteemed white wines. Situated approximately 150 kilometres southeast of Paris, Chablis benefits from a unique...

Tell me about Cava, the Spanish Sparkling Wine! Cava, a sparkling wine originating from Spain, undergoes a meticulous process to achieve its distinctive taste and effervescence. It begins with the selection of specific grape varieties, primarily Macabeo, Xarel-lo, and...

Spotlight on English Sparkling Wines

English Sparkling Wine has emerged as a formidable contender in the global sparkling wine market, renowned for its exceptional quality, elegance, and distinct character. Produced primarily in the southern counties of England, such as Sussex and Kent, English Sparkling...

Film Locations on the Isle of Skye

The Isle of Skye boasts breathtaking landscapes and stunning vistas that have captured the imagination of filmmakers for decades. Its rugged mountains, dramatic coastline, and otherworldly terrain provide the perfect backdrop for a wide range of film productions, from...

Coming on North Coast NC 500?

The North Coast 500 (NC500) stands as one of Scotland's most iconic and breath taking driving routes, encompassing around 500 miles of mesmerising landscapes, charming villages, and rugged coastlines.  This scenic route, often dubbed the "Route 66 of...

How do you make red wine?

Making red wine is a fascinating and intricate process that combines art and science to create a delightful beverage enjoyed around the world. The journey from vine to glass involves several key steps that contribute to the wine's flavour, aroma, and character. Grape...

How do you make white wine?

Making white wine is a delicate and fascinating process that involves transforming the juice of both green and red grapes into a flavourful and aromatic alcoholic drink.  From harvesting the grapes to bottling the final product, each step plays a crucial role in...

Pairing Wine with Food

Wine Guy on Skye specialises in pairing food with wine.  This is an art that has been refined over centuries, blending the flavours and textures of both to create a harmonious and delightful dining experience.  The interplay between the...