Have you seen the film Searching for Sugarman? If not, then we recommend you do; it's a masterpiece, but it means this tasting note won't...
£16.00
Weirdly Thénac is famous for the Lascaux Caves (faded graffiti of fat horses), truffles (a fungus that is a favourite snack for swine but inexplicably...
£14.00
Oh Mamma! What a smooth one this is. Get ready for some of the most over-worked wine adjectives in town hurtling their way towards you,...
£26.00
Amarone is about as full-flavoured and juicy as a red can get without help of fortification; very smooth and silky with a tantalizing contrast of...
£15.00
Wine or maths? Not a difficult question, is it? We don't mind some algebra, fractions or long division occasionally, but the ratio of fun to...
We are quite sure that there is a more profound meaning attached to this South African Shiraz, but we're just going to admit that we...
£37.00
Like the Royal Family at the moment, Cillar de Silos just go from strength to strength, and they don't even have Kate Middleton on their...
£24.00
'Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey, ooh, the more I get of you the stranger it feels, yeah'....
£12.00
A wine that Mother Earth herself would be happy to promote. Your conscience can enjoy bonus points, as every last drop is organic and hasn't...
So beautiful is this wine, that grown men and women have been known to drop to their knees and weep, not quite knowing what to...
£18.50
***Silver at the International Wine Challenge 2015*** This wine takes its name not from the Aussie slang for hard work, although judging by its magnificently...
70 hectares. That's 175 acres, or about two thirds of Liverpool's resplendent Sefton Park. Only it's in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, in the Southern Rhône Valley, an area...
£15.50
It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible black... Well, don't come crying to us, Dylan Thomas; if you were after...
£39.00
Gemma - or 'gem' in English - does exactly what is says on the tin. But not in a Ronseal kind of way; don't try...
It was an ordinary enough Sunday service in Oporto, with the usual stuff - christenings, BMWs in the car park, expensive gifts for the little...
Nestled in the foothills of the most southerly part of the Alps in the green and fertile region of Piedmont, northern Italy, Dogliani is a...
£18.75
Looks can be deceiving. Have you ever witnessed a body builder weep? Or watched a manicured beauty queen don a pair of boxing gloves? Well...
For most mortals, tasting a bottle of Amarone, especially one of this calibre, is a bit like how we imagine the Springwatch team would feel...
£18.50
South African reds are all dark, meaty and chewy as biltong right? Well no, not all of them. As Bob Dylan famously sang "the wines...
£48.00
If you want a proper pork pie, you get it from Melton Mowbray. If you want a handmade alpaca-wool scarf, you get it from Peru....