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Domaine Du Grand Mayne you had me at Merlot

Wine is an alcoholic drink which is typically made from fermented grapes and courtesy of Domaine du Grand Mayne Merlot Cabernet wine I got to try theirs and their wine did not disappoint resulting in a lush glass of brilliant red wine, aromas of plums and black cherries, and a spicy fruity taste.

Did you know though that wine has been produced for thousands of years with the earliest coming from ancient China back in 7000 BC? Since then wine has become more and more popular with the European wine market encompassing three of the largest wine producing regions. Today, the five countries with the largest wine producing regions are in France, Spain, Italy, USA and China.

Domaine du Grand Mayne

Domaine du Grand Mayne was founded back in 1985 which was an abandoned vineyard with semi derelict buildings, overgrown copses and fields of maize and sunflowers, to the flourishing vineyard and winery that it is today.

Within a few years Domaine du Grand Mayne was totally transformed into a show piece artisan winery and vineyard who now have over 120,000 vines planted over 34 hectares (84 acres) producing an average of around 200,000 bottles a year.

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Canned Wine Co. travel in style with a can of wine in hand

Forget beer in a can go one step classier and travel in style with a can of wine in hand instead. Be it for a picnic, on the beach or even in the park you can now travel safely with a glass of wine in tow, no fear of breakage and having wine left over as the Canned Wine Co. produce wines in a can which provides a glass of wine in every can.

I was gifted a few cans on a courtesy basis to sample and I was highly impressed by the look of the can and the refreshing taste of the wine.

Canned Wine Co.

Simon, Lisa & Ben are passionate about making exciting, unusual and delicious wines accessible to everyone. They make wines in smaller formats without having to spend more. They believe that wine should never be about complicated jargon or assumed knowledge. Their wines are all about the flavours, grapes, aromas and textures. 

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