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Heritage Crémant de Limoux Brut Rosé

Sparkling Rosés: The Rise of the Pink Bubbles

Sparkling rosés have hit the shelves in ever increasing numbers over the last few years. Why have “pink bubbles” become so popular? We explore the rise of the pink bubbles phenomenon and select some of the tastiest sparkling rosés from our range for a closer look. A brief history of sparkling rosé Rosé wines and…

Trumpeter Rose de Malbec Sparkling

5 of the Best Champagne Cocktails

Christmas is approaching, people are getting into party mode, and catching up with friends and family. What better way to celebrate than with bubbles? But for a cheeky twist on the straight sip, why not try a cocktail? Here we round up five of the best champagne cocktails for your enjoyment. You can make all…


Our pick of the top sauvignon blanc wines in Kenya 2023

Sauvignon blanc is by far and away the most popular wine in Kenya according to The Wine Box customers. We’ve got a terrific range across all styles and price points and we’re sure you’ll find something delectable in the following selection. Perhaps even a new favourite? Here’s our pick of the top sauvignon blanc wines…

Undurraga Gewurztraminer

Why do aromas and flavours other than grapes appear in wine?

Whenever you read a description of a wine, how often does it mention the aroma or flavour of grapes? Wine tasting notes often describe markedly different smells and tastes, as diverse as cherry, cut grass, pineapple and smoke, to name a few. But how can this be, when the wine is made from just grapes,…

Orange Gold

Orange Wine: The Latest Wine Trend

You may have heard of orange wine, a unique type of wine that’s gaining popularity. But what exactly is it, and what makes it different from other types of wine? In this guide, we’ll explore the history and production of orange wine, and find out what makes it special. What is orange wine? If you…

yealands wine at the winebox kenya

Biodynamic vs Organic Wine: What’s the Difference?

The term “biodynamic” is cropping up more and more often, including in relation to wine. But what does it mean? What exactly is biodynamic wine and how does it compare with organic wine? In this guide, we’ll explore the differences between biodynamic and organic wine, and what makes biodynamic wine unique.

Yellow Tail Shiraz

5 vegan wines you must try in 2023

Vegan wines have been gaining in popularity around the world as the number of people following a vegan lifestyle increases. Perhaps you’re vegan and would simply like to try something different? Or you may be holding a dinner party and want a quick recommendation of vegan-friendly wines to serve. Whatever your occasion, we’ve got a…

Californian red wine: a bottle of Napa Cellars pinot noir and half full glass with a charcuterie platter

Cracking Californian Red Wine for the New Year

If you love red wine but haven’t ventured into Californian red territory yet, you’re missing out on a treat. California produces some cracking red wines – discover some of the best here at the Wine Box!

A selection of Limestone Coast wines on a table laden with delicious bread, cheese and fruit, Parker Coonawarra Terra Rossa Cabernet Sauvignon in the centre

The Limestone Coast, South Australia

The Limestone Coast wine zone is located in South Australia. It is not only spectacular, but also home to some of the country’s finest wines. In this article we explore how its unique characteristics shine through in its wines. We also highlight one particular wine which we think encapsulates the very essence of the Limestone…