Fine wine is a rich man’s game.
Now we’ve got that out of the way we can all pack up and go home. Well, not quite. The enjoyment of a deliciously crafted, beautifully structured wine can be experienced by anyone and on any budget.
As a general rule, the standard of good quality wine will increase with it’s price. However, that is far from the end of the story, most notably because – not all wine is ‘good quality’ in the first place, with the market saturated by anonymous labels and ‘quantity over quality’ branded bottles.
As I will undoubtedly mention many times on this blog – a little knowledge can go a long way when it comes to choosing and buying wine. In this case, if you can learn a little about a few quality vineyards and/or winemakers, you can use their knowledge to lead you on the road to better drinking.
Finding a collection of names you can trust is imperative to consistent quality wine buying on any budget.
All renowned winemakers have extremely well established reputations, and it is hugely beneficial for them that these reputations are upheld throughout the entire breadth of their enterprise.