Vintage Roots' Selection of Organic and Biodynamic Wines

Beers, Ciders & Spirits

(First written in 2011 for our 25th!) Wine is bottled history, flavours of a summer long gone. A few nights ago I opened a bottle of Botobolar Cabernet...

Burns’ Night

Burns’ Night (25th January) approaches once again, giving us all a perfect excuse to indulge in a hearty meal and one of the world’s great food and drink...

(First written in 2011 for our 25th!) Wine is bottled history, flavours of a summer long gone. A few nights ago I opened a bottle of Botobolar Cabernet...

Chocolate and Wine

Chocolate and wine pairing can be a divine experience for your senses – and with Easter nearly here, what better time to try this for yourself.   As with food...

If you want the perfect winter beverage, there are few things better than mulled cider. Nothing keeps you warm and toasty on a chilly winter evening quite like...

Maybe motorway service stations are not what you expect to read about on a wine merchant’s Blog, but at Vintage Roots we like to share good stuff, and that...

Special Festive Tipples

FINEST LIMONCELLO AND DELUXE AMARETTO We’re delighted to have found new suppliers ‘BIOSTILLA’ from the pristine South Tyrolean region of Italy for some...

Sugar Cane and Seaweed

Get into good spirits ARTISAN ORGANIC SPIRITS About 98% of Brazil’s famous spirit Cachaca is drunk within the country, and much of what is exported is of...

The Success of Stroud Brewery

Written by guest blogger Greg Pilley, Stroud Brewery Founder Stroud Brewery in Gloucestershire produces a range of organic bottled and draught beers using...

Factors Affecting Wines Prices

The Equation of Your Wine (Pre Budget March 2013) Let’s not get too bogged down in the maths, but it’s worth taking a look at the three examples below with...