Author Archives: Andrew Catchpole

The Grape Gurus

Intro: As a light-hearted and enjoyable way of exploring Spain’s diversity, Andrew Catchpole assembled a tapas-like assortment of leading UK wine figures, asking each to champion a grape variety.
Here they give their thoughts on the appeal of the grape, its essential character, and how best to communicate those attributes to wine drinkers. They all had much to say!


Time to delve into Cava

It’s difficult to remember a more opportune time to delve into Cava. With sparkling wine generally riding high, having firmly established itself as an everyday treat in the UK, wine drinkers are now discovering that a wealth of styles exist beyond the most basic bottles. And Spain’s best-known sparkling wine…