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Food and Wine for Easter, My Top Picks

Food and Wine for Easter, My Top Picks

Stephen Barrett

Stephen Barrett March 16th, 2024 5 minute read

Lifestyle & Opinion

The long, four-day Easter break is the perfect time to celebrate with family and friends. Read on for my food and wine for Easter top tips. Although...

Celebrating three amazing Women in Wine

Celebrating three amazing Women in Wine

Pip Vanham

Pip Vanham March 8th, 2024 4 minute read

Lifestyle & Opinion

This year, International Women’s Day is on March 8. We're celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of three women in...

Two Perfect Rioja Wines For Easter Lunch

Two Perfect Rioja Wines For Easter Lunch

Stephen Barrett

Stephen Barrett February 29th, 2024 3 minute read

Lifestyle & Opinion

Read on for two Rioja wines, perfectly suited to elevate your Easter feast. Easter heralds the start of spring. I'm a big fan, and find it a good excuse...

Try January, a Wine Journey of Discovery

Try January, a Wine Journey of Discovery

Dan Farrell-Wright

Dan Farrell-Wright January 25th, 2024 4 minute read

Lifestyle & Opinion

Who came up with the idea of New Year Resolutions? Undoubtedly a puritanical killjoy. As January begins I'm doing try January, not dry January. The...

Burns Night, Red Wine and Haggis

Burns Night, Red Wine and Haggis

Brian Elliott

Brian Elliott January 2nd, 2024 3 minute read

Lifestyle & Opinion

What should you drink on Burns Night? Whisky is the obvious choice, but why not consider a vinous alternative. While the primary goal of my MidWeek Wines...

Dry January, The French Paradox

Dry January, The French Paradox

Dan Farrell-Wright

Dan Farrell-Wright December 31st, 2023 5 minute read

Lifestyle & Opinion

Are you doing dry January? The French Paradox may change your mind. Congratulations to you if you're starting the month with the best intentions....

Why Does Champagne Fizz?

Why Does Champagne Fizz?

Dan Farrell-Wright

Dan Farrell-Wright November 1st, 2023 5 minute read

Quick Guide

In its most prosaic, scientific form, the bubbles in Champagne are simply CO2 – Carbon Dioxide. It’s the same gas that creates bubbles in...

One year sponsoring The English Wine Diaries podcast

One year sponsoring The English Wine Diaries podcast

Rebecca Pitcairn

Rebecca Pitcairn October 31st, 2023 3 minute read

News

At Wickhams we’re known for championing English wines. As well as showcasing a huge variety of wines from across the country on our website,...

How to pair wine for Christmas day

How to pair wine for Christmas day

Dan Farrell-Wright

Dan Farrell-Wright October 25th, 2023 5 minute read

Quick Guide

How do you pair wine for Christmas day? Whether you’re serving traditional turkey or going with something different, let Wickhams guide you to the...