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Uncorking the Hottest Wine Trends for 2024
wine trends for 2024


As we embrace a new year, we’re firm believers in writing resolutions, reviewing bucket lists, and keeping an eye on the horizon (especially when it comes to what we enjoy most!). Join us, clink a glass, and dive into our five favourite wine trends for 2024. Get ready to embark on a grape adventure that promises to excite your taste buds and elevate your sipping experience this year.

  1. Sustainable viticulture – Sip, savour, save the planet

In 2024, it’s not just about the wine in your glass; it’s about the impact on the planet. Enter sustainable viticulture, a trend that’s putting the environment at the forefront of winemaking. From cover crops to biodiversity boosts, winemakers are turning their vineyards into thriving ecosystems. Sustainable viticulture, and organic farming are at the forefront of Spanish producer Casa Lo Alto. Mediterranean vineyards are surrounded by almond groves, olive trees and forest cover, with minimal intervention a philosophy of what they produce. Not only is the quality of wine enhanced, but the local biodiversity is too. Sip guilt-free, knowing that every glass contributes to a greener, healthier Earth.

  1. Champagne alternatives –  Crémant takes centre stage

Why limit bubbly celebrations to Champagne? 2024 is the year of exploring alternatives, and one sparkling star is Crémant. Hailing from various regions in France, Crémant sparkling wines offer the effervescence and sophistication of Champagne without the hefty price tag. Discover the epitome of French craftsmanship and sophistication, with a touch of English culinary influence; Chef James Martin has worked with producers in the south of France to produce his Crémant de Limoux. Pop that cork and revel in the joy of toasting with a glass that’s both bubbly and budget-friendly.

  1. Tasting parties – Expanding the wine community

In the post-zoom era, we have become a tad jaded with virtual everything, including wine tastings. We are seeing a resurgence in local wine tasting events which we expect to grow in 2024. it’s all about bringing communities together through a love of wine no matter if you’re a novice or aficionado, there is always something new to discover. We were proud to support Wineknow in 2023 with a range of wines found on Vinohero. So, grab your friends and find out where your local wine tasting events are. Or, if you prefer to be host with the most, why not throw your own party and impress your friends with your wine knowledge. Our mixed cases have a wide variety of styles to suit all tastes and occasions.

4. Old grapes, new tricks – Wine with history

Ancient grape varieties are getting a modern makeover, proving that age is just a number in the world of wine. From forgotten varietals making a comeback to innovative blends that challenge the status quo, 2024 is all about giving old grapes a chance to shine in the spotlight once again. Masso Antico’s Fiano is an example of a grape that can trace its DNA back to its ancestor being cultivated by the Romans.

5. Tread the grapes – Take a wine adventure

Pack your bags and get ready to taste your way around the world! Wine tourism is on the rise, inviting enthusiasts to explore vineyards, meet winemakers, and soak in the terroir. Vineyards are cropping up all over the world (even in places that you wouldn’t expect!), often providing immersive experiences that go beyond the glass. It’s time to get out there and make your wine journey as memorable as the wine itself.

So, there you have it – our wine trends for 2024 are sure to keep your taste buds tingling and your wine rack well-stocked.

Cheers to a vintage year filled with new flavours, grape discoveries, the joy of sharing a glass (or two) with good company, and a commitment to protecting viticulture – because making the world a better place should always be on the menu! 2024 is looking oh-so-promising in the world of wine.