Cover crops: why do some winemakers let grass grow between the vines?

Ever noticed grass and flowers growing amongst the vines when passing through the beautiful vineyards of France? It’s not just for aesthetics! We explain all…

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5 Christmas gift ideas for wine lovers

Astrid and Guénola, from our customer services department, share their Christmas gift recommendations.

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Charity auction – Bordeaux Tasting: large bottles of Saint-Julien

A charity auction will take place as part of the 2018 Bordeaux Tasting event, with the finest properties in the Saint-Julien appellation offering large format bottles.

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Auctions | Old vintages and spirits for a spectacular tasting

Make the most of these auctions and unearth some sublime wines to taste with your friends. iDealwine points you in the right direction.

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The freshness of the Loire, from €7

Our sale proves that this exciting region has lost none of its dynamism.

NEW: the iDealwine shopping basket, the site’s latest transformation, and an interview with Laurent Amiel, Web Manager

Laurent, Web Manager at iDealwine, tells us about the introduction of a basket for fixed-price purchases on the website.

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Domain Dominique Piron: the fantastic terroirs of Beaujolais

We have the pleasure of presenting you with our allocation of the week: domain Dominique Piron. A telephone conversation with this celebrated vigneron.

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Auction: a Parisian enthusiast’s cellar and 3,000 fantastic lots

Explore the excellent cellar of a Burgundy enthusiast and a collection of bottles that may cause some scuffles between bidders…

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Buying tips: if I like this type of wine, which appellations should I choose?

It’s natural for novices to wonder which regions to focus on if, for example, they like fruity reds or slightly acidic whites. Here are a few pointers to help you ...

Our fixed-price sale must-have wines for the summer

Here’s hoping for an Indian summer! A look at our favourites in the Summer Wines sale, as well as some newcomers, to be tasted throughout the month of September.