Posted on Wed 24th Aug 2016 at 10:52
Here we are then, the last summer bank holiday. The last chance for a sunny three days of leisure, laughter and lighter days before winter sets in.
Posted on Fri 30th Oct 2015 at 11:59
There are around 1500 grape varieties in existence, all descended from a single species: vitis vinifera.
Posted on Tue 28th Jul 2015 at 10:34
Join us in the beautiful city of Oxford for a two day wine festival, where we’ll be showcasing the best of Macedonian viticulture.
Posted on Wed 13th May 2015 at 13:49
Ever worried you’ll feel out of place at a wine tasting? Fear not – there are some really simple steps to follow, and you won’t be frowned on if you want to enjoy the wine rather than spit it out!Step 1: LookPour the wine into a glass and then hold it against a white surface. Observe the colours and opacity, which will indicate grape variety and age. Remember that wines change colour as they get older.Once you’ve determined the colour, swirl the wine around the glass and watch it drop back down into its bowl. Higher alcohol wines will create more droplets, while sweeter wines will
Posted on Wed 18th Feb 2015 at 14:24
Here in the UK we have been busy buying Valentine's cards, roses and hopefully a full bodied Stobi red to ensure the romantic celebrations run smoothly.
Posted on Thu 22nd Jan 2015 at 14:03
Each month we'll bring you a guide to a few winemaking terms you might like to know. A knowledge of them isn't essential for the enjoyment of good wine, but they might improve your understanding and appreciation of all the hard work that goes into crafting your favourite tipple.
Posted on Mon 12th Jan 2015 at 10:25
Stobi’s Macedonian wines have received some great reviews in the last 12 months. One wine expert who has consistently given great feedback on our wines is Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown and so we were really excited to see she has now listed the Stobi Winery as one of the top 10 to watch in 2015! She commented about Stobi in The Scotsman newspaper, where she said:“
Posted on Thu 18th Dec 2014 at 14:40
It’s very hard to talk about quality in wine, because everyone has a different idea of what it means. Are you referring to a well made, tasty wine of any price, or do you mean a grand cru, vintage wine that will cost more than a small car?It’s helpful to remember that there are different approaches to wine quality, and that whatever your definition is, it isn’t wrong. To help you engage with other people on the subject of wine, however, here’s a quick guide to some contrasting approaches to the topic of wine qualit
Posted on Thu 4th Dec 2014 at 10:27
It was another busy Three Wine Men event in Manchester for the Stobi team as guests appeared in droves as soon as the doors opened!
Posted on Tue 2nd Dec 2014 at 10:27
We believe our Stobi Vranec red wine is truly a great wine, bursting full of ripe fruit flavours, dark in colour and rich on the palate……but don’t take our word for it, read the latest great review received from top wine expert and Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown.