If you have any suggestions as to any worthy wine-related websites that you would like to see included here - please E-mail us.
Jancis Robinson.com - from one of the most well-respected experts in the wine profession - a prolific website with free access & members pages. Completely independent source of news, views and opinion on wine with a bit of food and travel thrown in (plus a database of around 60,000 tasting notes)
eRobertParker.com - one of the worlds most influential wine critics - an independent consumers guide to fine wines.
Tom Cannavan Wine Pages - One of the most comprehensive UK wine websites around.
thewinedoctor.com - Chris Kissack - a medic with a passion for wine - especially French!
northeastofengland.com - this extensive regional portal database covers the five counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Cleveland and Cumbria
Majestic Online - top by the case wine warehouse - local shop - bottom of Hadricks Mill Rd, below Freeman Hospital.
The Wine Society - - I think one of the best mail-order wine retailers in the UK. Fantastic range, quality, and price. Life membership £40 - bargain!
Richard Granger Wines - local independent wine merchant - personal service & a great range of new world and old world wines. Located adjacent to West Jesmond metro station.
Tyne Wines - a local specialist for small independent producers French wines from Champagne, the Loire, Beaujolais and the Rhône Valley - based in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Countries & Regions
champagnes.com - official website for the Champagne wine industry. Masses of information, fantastic photo gallery - if only all wine regions had websites like this !
www.discovertheorigin.co.uk - Discover the Origin is a campaign promoting five key European products: Burgundy wines, Port and Douro Valley Wines, Parma Ham and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese - supported by the European Union.
Bordeaux Wines.com - the official site for the worlds most famous wine region. Packed with tips about the wines, and visits to the vineyards. The site also has its own Wine School where you can learn more about the wines of Bordeaux. NWS is a Partner School and we run regular Bordeaux Tastings hosted by a Bordeaux Accredited Tutor.
The Gourmet Society - Enjoy 2 meals for the price of 1 at hundreds of Newcastle restaurants with the Gourmet Society Dining Card. Membership normally £53.50 per year, but click on link above and join for just £39.95 with 2 months extra - free.