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Learning how to wine taste with the Wine List #WineListInTheWild

Learning how to wine taste with the Wine List #WineListInTheWild

The Wine List is a great way to learn about different wines. It is the first wine box that helps you learn about wine and lets you taste the yummy bottles too. Every month you receive a box of wine and the tools to learn all about it. It’s perfect for people like me who really do not have much understanding of wine and need to learn.  VIEW the POST

Have you considered long term investments for your child’s University fund?

Have you considered long term investments for your child’s University fund?

While every parent’s dream is to send their child to university, it is often more expensive than the average working class family can afford. If you take into account that the average salary as of 2018 in the UK is £27,271 and that the cost of undergraduate programs at university can reach £9,250 per year, it is understandable that most working class parents are seeking ways to grow any savings they can accrue. This typically means investing small amounts over a long period of time and for the most part, this is a good plan. However, what kind of investments are safe and are you willing to invest in a fund overseen by someone else, no matter how knowledgeable that person might be? Here is an unusual option to consider.VIEW the POST

Pair your favourite chocolate with the best wine this Easter

I love chocolate and I also love wine, I didn’t realise that wine was a good accompaniment for chocolate until GiftsOnline4U sent me this thorough infographic. From Asti to Port there is a chocolate Easter egg for each. You can plan your Easter meal dessert appropriately, according to your favourite chocolate. 

Top five ways to reduce the cost of indulgence

Top five ways to reduce the cost of indulgence

The 'credit crunch' may be over, but the economy has not yet fully recovered as regards salaries versus cost of living. It is hard to make money stretch to cover all the necessities, never mind those little pleasures that make the world a nicer place. Here are some tips to help you enjoy some of the more indulgent treats without breaking the bank or skimping on the mortgage or rent.VIEW the POST

A Christmas gift for the grown ups from Bottle Bazaar

A Christmas gift for the grown ups from Bottle Bazaar

We have all bought friends, colleagues or family bottles of wine before, but have you ever thought of a personalised bottle of wine for someone? Bottle Bazaar have a great range of Christmas wine labels to make sure the wine is perfect. We were sent a bottle of red Grenache / Syrah, which is a French wine and we had our very own label too.  VIEW the POST