Why is it Château in Bordeaux and Domaine in Burgundy?

Ever wondered why we talk about "châteaux" in Bordeaux and "domaines" in Burgundy? We look at the intriguing history of behind these two terms and what they really mean…

Spring kitchen | Lemon pappardelle and courgette ribbons

Discover a dish that is colourful, flavourful, and super simple to prepare!

Your cellar: Tailor made | iDealwine’s wine consulting service

Would you like to meet our wine consultants? Maestros with all the knowledge to help you compose the cellar of your dreams.

What is a second wine?

With the recent release of the 2020 vintage in Bordeaux, let's revise the phenomenon of the second wine.

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Mousy, volatile, brett, oxidation…features or defects?

In the world of natural wine there’s a whole dictionary of curious terms to learn, so what do they all mean?

How to start a cellar collection | Our selection

A typical cellar to get you inspired for your own wine collection!

Easter dinner wine pairings

Some beautiful wine pairings for your traditional, Easter dinner...suggested by our team!

Competition time! | Could you be our blind tasting champion?

A tasting competition from the comfort of your own home, with big prizes up for grabs!

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iDeal wines for Mum | A Gift Guide for Mother’s Day (UK & Ireland)

Every mum deserves a special treat this Mother’s Day! iDealwine's wine gift guide is sure tick all the boxes (hint: it’s more than just Champagne!)

How to buy Burgundy without breaking the bank

Here are some of our favourite bottles from the prestigious Burgundy at pleasing prices!