Wine Varietals

There is much more to grapes than just Chardonnay or Cabernet. Here, you will find a brief but concise introduction to the most common red and white varieties from the different wine regions around the world.

Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay
Merlot Pinot Grigio
Syrah/Shiraz Sauvignon Blanc
Pinot Noir  
Sangiovese  
Tempranillo  
Zinfandel  

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History of Laithwaites

It all began back in 1969, after student summers working in Bordeaux vineyards, and lugging wine home on the train. I and five winegrowers then bought a Ford van with the idea of me bringing their 'real' wines directly to customers in the UK.

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Wine Varietals