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Wine Blog

View our favourite seasonal wine blogs, out favourite food pairings and new wine launches here! So grab a glass of wine, sit back and enjoy reading our Wine Blog.

How is champagne made?

What Is Prosecco? Prosecco vs. Champagne

Torn between prosecco and Champagne? To most, they are one and the same, but they’re actually worlds apart. Discover the main difference between prosecco and Champagne, and why so many people choose the former, below.

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Philippa's Festive Favourites

Master of Wine, Phillipa Carr chooses her favourite wines for the festive season and tells us what to pair them with.

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Launching our new prosecco rosé!

SPAR is delighted to be the first convenience store group in Britain to offer the new pink Prosecco to shoppers.

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Christmas Sangria Recipe

Watch: How To Make This Christmas Sangria Recipe

Bringing summer’s favourite into the realm of Christmas cocktails, our winter twist on the Spanish drink makes the perfect festive cocktail. Read more now.


A Simple Guide to Food and Wine Pairing

From wines to choose with chicken and picks with pork, to wines favourable with fish and satisfying with salad. Here’s our guide to food and wine pairing.

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Christmas Prosecco Cocktail Recipe

Watch: How to Make a Christmas Prosecco Cocktail

Add some extra bubbles to your festive celebrations with this Christmas prosecco cocktail recipe. Discover how to make this Christmas drink today.

Mulled Wine

Easy Mulled Wine Recipe

Is it even a Christmas party without mulled wine? Learn how to make this festive tipple with SPAR.

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How To Make Mulled Wine

How To Make Mulled Wine

The Christmas cocktail classic, no list of winter cocktails would be complete without mulled wine!

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What Wine Goes Best With Steak?

Finding The Perfect Accompaniments: What Wine Goes Best With Steak?

Choosing the perfect steak and wine pairings is a great way to spruce up your meal. And the best part is, there’s a wide range of complementing refreshments available dependent on your favourite type of steak!

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red wine pasta

Penne Red Wine

A tasty winter warmer of a dish.

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The Best Food To Cure A Hangover

Hangover Remedies: The Best Food to Cure a Hangover

Researching how to cure a hangover can prove a real headache, but here’s what you should eat to stop pain ruining your (hazy) memories of a great night.

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Raise A Glass To These: Our Summer Wine Recommendations

Raise A Glass To These: Our Summer Wine Recommendations

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SPAR Wine Festival

Our annual wine festival kicks off today and we wanted to showcase three of our favourite festival wines.

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SPAR Summer Wine Launch

Read about our five summer wines, launched in time for the great British summer.

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best wines to serve at Christmas

A Toast To The Best Wines For Christmas dinner

When it comes to raising your glass over the golden turkey and roast potatoes, what should be in it? Here’s our pick of the best wines for Christmas dinner.

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