Event Planning at Flunder Wines
If you are wondering which drinks and what quantities you’ll need for your event we’re here to help. What makes our service at Flunder Wines different is the fact we go above and beyond to make sure every aspect of your event is taken into consideration. Our expert team with years of experience will make sure your event is a complete success. If you’d like a bespoke wedding tasting in please contact us via our events page
The Origin of Luke's Case
Luke's Case is a project I have been thinking about and working on for quite some time now. During my time working for Majestic Wines I started to notice the disconnect between professional and casual wine drinker. I always had a rough idea of creating a case that makes understanding wine more simple and therefore drinking wine more pleasurable. The Wines Fundamentally the objective was to find fantastic wines that were stand-out expressions of the grape or region. This evolved by producing detailed tasting notes of the wines that I selected. The Country Before I joined Majestic I was working as a...
The White Wines of Northern Italy
At Flunder Wines we love our Italian white. These northern Italian regions have plenty of altitude (in some cases in the steep foothills of the Alps), great diurnal temperature variation (temperature fluctuation between night and day), and enough sunshine to give the grapes a healthy tan. Here are some of the main northern Italian white wines to keep an eye out for.Alto AdigeAlto Adige is Italy’s northernmost wine region, bordering Austria in the foothills of the Alps. Steep, terraced vineyards enjoy an especially wide diurnal range due to the altitude, making these wines very aromatic. The region is gorgeous, transporting...
A focus on Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Châteauneuf-du-Pape is one of the most well known wine regions in the world. It is famous for its powerful, full-bodied red wine, largely made from the classic southern Rhône grape trio of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvèdre. But why is it one of the most recognised names in the wine world? Well apart from producing big wines with plenty of personality Châteauneuf-du-Pape is known to be the first "appellation" in France. (a geographical name (as of a region, village, or vineyard) under which a winegrower is authorised to identify and market wine). Its rules and regulations form the blueprint for many...