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Valentine’s Day Special: How Many Calories in a Glass of Prosecco?

For this year’s Valentine’s Day we are ready to offload a bit of useful info about which Proseccos to buy and which are better off to be left on the shelves.  We are not going to be promoting a specific wine retailer this time, we will leave it up to you to find out the…

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Wine Trends: Lower Alcohol Wines are in Demand

Are your following the trend of lower alcohol wines? In the recent years there were more and more reports how sky high alcohol levels are rising. Blame global warming or our sugar laden palates, but it is not difficult to see that a usual 12-13% abv wine is not around 14-14.5% in ordinary retail.  So…

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Is January a non-wine month?

For many wine drinkers January is a month when they stop and get healthier. Well, whom are we kidding, right? Not in that manner though, for many of the wine drinkers that our site attracts, wine is not a problem. It is not a get-drunk-quickly thing, it is a very pleasurable, social activity. We are…

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Most Amazing Festive Wine Offers and Wine Deals

Provided I have stocked up well for Christmas, I am not going to show my face, or any part of my body anywhere to check out sales rather than online. On the 26th December, or maybe couple of days later, but definitely before New Years Eve, I am going to re-stock my wine rack. I…

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Delicious Food Boxes (UK & USA)

This January I Blame The Wine goes beyond our regular wine reviews, occasional food matching and health tips. Recognising food as our main nutritional concern, we cannot stay away from the topics of provenance and quality of our ingredients. Why food boxes? What we’ve done is searched high and low for amazing organic or natural,…

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10 Tips and Tricks How Not to Blame The Wine This Christmas

Are you getting ready to over indulge with wine this Christmas? With alcohol and wine in particular there is always that creeping feeling of ‘how would I fell tomorrow morning?’ Yet it has never stopped anyone from enjoying themselves and the company. It is a time to be merry after all. It is also very…

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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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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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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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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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Real Wine Fair 2016 Tobacco Dock London

The Real Wine Fair 2016 review

A few days ago we have returned to visit The Real Wine Fair which celebrates the wines made with minimal intervention. What are real wines? What are natural wines? Having said that, generally there is no further explanation whether they are organic or just natural, yet what you should have in mind is that the…

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Do not Blame the Wine checklist – download for free

You love wine. Me too! Whilst many health authorities prompt you to give up drinking and cut down to less than 14 units a week (that is less than 9 small glasses of wine to you and me), I decided to research and explore the issues around wine and health. As a result of my…

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