The Barbecue Lover's Guide to Wine

Posted on July 03, 2017 by Alexander Thomson-Mclean | 0 comments

BBQ wine, drink organic wine with your barbecue

In the summertime, in the summertime! So, I have been sitting here this morning and I have some old Will Smith songs ringing in my ears! Oh, remember the days…

BBQ season is upon us and our customers obviously cannot be more pleased! I think I am the only one in the neighbourhood who is not in shorts and flip flops. Anyway, let’s talk about wine and BBQ, and I am not only talking about rose! Let’s look at some BBQ favourites and find you an incredible wine to drink!

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Wine in a box: are there good wines in this format?

Posted on June 29, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

wine in a box: review by Organic Wine Club

Let’s get down to business about these boxed wines. Invented back in 1960s in Australia it has been associated with low quality cheap wines for a long time. Has something changed since then?

Some of you may remember college parties and maybe even some romantic dinners on a budget with boxed wine served in a carafe. Cheap and industrialised wine, full of flavour enhancement additives and preservatives should have also given quite a lot of bad memories about 'mornings after' and hangovers. Ouch. 

Yet technology is moving forward and there are some definite advancements about wine in a box.

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Soave Ilatium Morini (no sulphites added): our Natural Wine Star! + Buddha bowl

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

Soave with no sulphites added - natural wine star at Organic Wine Club

Summer is here and we focus out attention on white wines made with no added sulphites.

We don’t know what’s on your menu today, but we are longing for some grilled fish and vegetables. Prawns a-la plancha or a simple salad dressed with organic olive oil and served with grilled haloumi.

What about constructing your own Buddha bowl and enjoying it with a glass of refreshing natural white wine? See our natural wine review for recommendations and food pairing suggestions.

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The Pizza Lover's Guide to Wine

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Alexander Thomson-Mclean | 0 comments

perfect pizza: pizza lover's guide to wine

A few days ago, I was writing a blog post to explain why the wines in my namesake case are there. It’s funny though because since then all I have been able to think about is pizza. I have to say I do love the perfect pizza.

If you happen to have read that post you will know that I inexplicably love everything and anything Italian, wine, cheese, pasta and most prominently pizza. In last few days I have ended up eating pizza in some way or another. Then without even thinking about writing this post I was just ordering or picking up a bottle of wine like an old creature of habit. So, I thought I would share the best wines that we have here at Organic Wine Club to match with different pizzas.

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Sulphite Free Diet: sulphites, sulfites or sulphur dioxide in food

Posted on June 05, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 1 comment

sulphite free diet: sulphites, sulfites, sulphur dioxide in food

Many foods can trigger allergic reaction because of high sulphites content. Let's explore sulphites in food, what to avoid and replace, this will become our sulphite free diet.

Sulphites, sulfites or sulphur dioxide in food can trigger the same symptoms as with conventional wines - breathing problems, headaches, rash, itching, and much more severe if you are suffering from asthma.

Wine allergy and alcohol intolerance go hand in hand with food allergies. If you know that sulphites are triggering allergic reaction, there is no better way how to deal with it rather than to start avoiding foods and drinks that contain sulphites

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Healthy snacks and organic wine: 20 recipes and wine pairings

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Dimitri Safonov | 0 comments

healthy snacks and organic wine

Wine is definitely a drink to consume with food. Most of us pour a glass with our evening meals. These days we are too busy, too tired, too stressed or simply don’t have time to cook a simple meal.

Isn’t it strange that we strive for a better living and work really hard for that, but we pay for it with our health?

What about mastering an art of healthy snacks? Here are 20 healthy snacks ideas & organic wine pairing suggestions.

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Alex's Anniversary Case Tasting Notes

Posted on May 23, 2017 by Alexander Thomson-Mclean | 0 comments

Alex favourite anniversary case

Hello everyone, here I am going to describe the wines I've selected for my own celebratory case + there going to be just a tiny bit of my wine reflections on our first year of trading.

What a year it has been! Leaving my old life of comfort in hospitality and starting over. Not only have I had to learn how to open and manage a shop, I have spent a huge number of hours teaching myself the joys of marketing, google but most importantly wine! 

Here is my pick of the wines to celebrate gorgeous organic wine flavours.

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