Wine education


Part 3: How winemakers can influence the style of a wine

Winemaker Adam Barton from Rabbit & Spaghetti has talked us through some factors in the vineyard that influence the style of… Read More

Part 2: What factors determine a style of wine?

Winemaker Adam Barton from Rabbit & Spaghetti established in his previous blog post how important it is to understand the“style” of… Read More

Part 1: How important is it to understand “style” in wine?

After reading Angel feedback over the years, winemaker Adam Barton from Rabbit & Spaghetti has realised that there’s one fundamental… Read More

What does the term Artisan mean?

Cathy & Neil Howard from Boots & All describe themselves as Artisan Winemakers, and it is a term which headlines… Read More

The difference between spur and cane pruning

It’s pruning time! This is when all the vines are cut back to allow the strongest shoots to thrive. Neil… Read More

What is fortified wine?

Rutherglen winemaker, Jen Pfeiffer, just loves her fortified wine and has put pen to paper to help Angels understand more… Read More

Phase 3: Lifecycle of the Vine – Pruning & Dormancy

When you drive past a vineyard in Winter it’s easy to think the brown sticked vines standing completely naked with… Read More

Winemakers and their grape growers

Winemaking is truly a skill to admire. There’s certainly a pinch of magic that goes into crafting a bunch of… Read More

When things go wrong in winemaking

You might not believe it, but things can go wrong with winemaking. Winemakers are actually human and not super-human beings!… Read More