Author Archives: Dimitri

vegan pizza recipe

Vegan pizza recipe plus vegan wine tips

All these take away pizzas are so for meat lovers only. Veggie versions are not inspiring and in addition to that they are made out of quite a bad quality dough, cheese and oil. Whilst there are some pizza chains that use a proper sourdough for their pizza bases, I just needed something that will…

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vegan burger

Show true love to animals with these vegan burger recipes

I love my dog, he is cute and very friendly. He has been adopted from Battersea and it took quite a time for him to adjust, but he is very loyal now. I just thought it could not be any better to show my love for my dog but to cook something completely meet free:…

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vegan lasagna

4 quick steps to assemble and cook a wonderfully creamy vegan lasagna

We’ve promised to continue on our vegan lifestyle exploration. We would like to share our absolutely stunning recipe for vegan lasagna (vegetarian lasagna too). This vegan recipe has been tested and it really delicious! This vegan recipe is formed of 4 different preparations. Don’t worry, everything is very simple, but you will need to assemble…

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why wine is not vegan

Wine and not vegan friendly? What’s the trick?

Vegan diet is on the rise. It is not surprising: it is ethical, healthy (as it is plant based) and takes into account our environment. Though our visitors sometimes wonder why is wine not vegan… True fact, wine is made of grapes and mostly nothing else. Yet the issue is with its production process. Many…

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IBTW sulphites in wine

2.5 million Britons suffer from sulphites in wine

Why people are allergic to wine? Alexandra Richmond, senior health and beauty analyst at Mintel, said: ”An estimated 21 million adults in the UK suffer from at least one allergy, with 10 million suffering from more than one. We are responding to Organic Wine Club‘s request to support the cause as there is a massive 4…

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OWC for IBTW

Interview with organic wine shop co-founders

They say that entrepreneur’s dream starts from a dissatisfaction. Whilst it is hard to generalise, but it was true in case of Organic Wine Club. Its two co-founders agreed that a few years back there wasn’t a place which offers: carefully and vigorously tried and tested organic wines; wines that address specific lifestyles (vegan, allergy…

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IBTW exclusive case pic

We’ve launched our exclusive case of organic wine!

It is of our extreme pleasure to announce our first exclusive case of 6 organic wines that we sell ourselves. After being a blog, then a community site and now entering wine retail, it is a most organic progression for our business as well. Many thanks in advance to everyone who will support our new…

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Getting ready for festivities: great wine deals and gift ideas.

How do you celebrate? What’s you plan this year? Are you going all-in or carefully checking where to buy the best value cases? Why not to simply combine both goals and get the best possible wine without breaking the bank. We’ve searched the web for the great deals on wine, selected a few interesting options…

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how to source some amazing new wine?

New wine? How to select fantastic and delicious new wine to try?

  First of all let us share some fantastic news! Last month we have seen our 1000th referral to purchase a case from one of the wine clubs we recommend. Yes, we do receive a small commission from them, but we do rate the clubs and online wine merchants according how they perform, how good…

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natural wines

Have you converted to Natural Wines yet?

This month we wanted to share with you our own experience with natural wines and give you some pointers along the way (also not without a great deal on natural wine!). First of all, let’s get to grips about what we are actually talking about. Natural wines are those which are made without major intervention…

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Organic September

Get the most out of Organic September

Eat. Drink. Use. Choose. Organic September is coming and we have got a lot of promotions, events and goodie to tell you about! First things first – organised by Soil Association and sponsored by Good Energy – it is a green and environment friendly initiative to promote all things organic. You can find local events,…

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Watermelon Prawn Cheese salad

Gloriously fresh and aromatic prawn salad with watermelon and cheese

I have been watching a cookery competition and simply re-invented a very contrasting yet pleasant flavour combination. It is perfect for this warm summer (finally it is here!) as it is a fresh, juicy and filling at the same time salad. You would need to buy a watermelon, pack of prawns, cheese to grill (you…

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4 simple steps for mindful living

When we mention ‘I Blame The Wine’ to people who never came across this site about organic wine, wine clubs and heathy & happy wine lifestyle, they sometimes comment on how negative our name sounds. We all like to blame external things from time to time, but our ultimate goal was to provide a wealth…

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How to earn on wine? Some free wine anyone?

It is mid-summer and we’ve decided not to bore you with any long wine reviews or comparisons of any sort. Yet with all current affairs going on, people are increasingly conscious of their spending habits and basically getting the most value for their money. As we discuss wine and mostly organic wines here, let’s explore…

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Organic Wine Club store

Buy organic wine: Organic Wine Club

We have started working with Organic Wine Club recently, yet they are very young anyways. It is a pleasure to know that someone is taking charge on this niche – creating a community within organic wine arena. Why is it important? As we’ve been reviewing wine clubs for a long time and collected a lot…

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