“A red Sancerre? What next, white Merlot? Black gin? A blonde Ginger Spice!?” Yes, as shocking as you may find it Pinot Noir is grown...
Limpid and bright, light gold colour. This wine is tonic and well-balanced, bringing out a complex and warm bouquet. At once mineral and lively, this...
t Joseph Domaine Amphores, that's the domain of vases to us 21st Century folk. In ancient Greece, Amphora were often used to tell the tales...
A classic Pouilly Fuissé made by a small family domaine from one of their oldest vineyard sites. This wine has attractive grapefruit , mineral notes...
£20.00
We've all experienced something atypical that totally paid off: in a fancy restaurant when you ordered the chef's lasagne, only to discover it's entirely deconstructed,...
At 24, most of us were considering moving out of our parents’ house, finding a job that wasn’t behind a bar and had just about...
This golden hued Voignier expresses wonderful, fragrant and floral notes of yellow fruit. A delightfully delicate and smooth example of the varietal. Nestled between Cairanne and...
Limestone isn't just good for building things with, it can also be great for growing stuff in too! Especially grapes. Who knew?!This white wine is...
Years ago, Touraine wine was transported from vineyard to market on barges, pulled along the river Loire by patient, stoic horses. It saddened Thierry to...
If someone was to tune into The Only Way is Essex, even if they didn't know what the programme was, you can be fairly sure...
A delicious single vineyard Volnay from a highly regarded producer in Burgundy, Louis Boillot. The wine has lots of crunchy summer berries on the nose,...
A high-class stylish white Burgundy, made with a hands-off approach in the vineyard to allow nature to work its magic... The wine offers a pronounced...
Addressing ourselves to the obscure Lledoner Pelut grape that makes up most of this wine* In the words of David Bowie, 'Little wonder / You...
Like the other extraordinary Humbrechts, Gewurzt was born with bags of talent. He was, however, always a little 'different'. Not for him a life of...
Right, we've had it! We're tired of listening to the same old excuse as to why you're not sure about buying Alsace. Apparently you think...
If Riesling is the zippy athlete of Alsace, Pinot Gris is the gymnast. So supple, so beautifully rounded. Strong, yet expressively graceful. To perform at...
There's a saying in AOC Bandol; "you're either Ott or you're not!" Well, it could be a saying, they may be French speakers down there...
A premium pale pink robe with eglantine highlights. On the nose are mourvèdre aromas and notes of citrus fruit, as well as very fresh touches...
When you think Pinot Noir you picture deliciously soft, silky and smooth red wines with juicy red berry flavours and earthy aromas, right? Not necessarily......
Pure Vallée Le Rosé makes us think of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18 – sure, we could compare this wine to a summer’s day, but that would...
The Bougrier family’s relationship to winemaking in the Loire is like Professor Brian Cox’s with space… or writing election winning jams for Labour MPs –...
A common idiom you’re no doubt familiar with is the ‘early bird catches the worm’ as of course nothing inspires rejection of a lie-in like...
Ah, summertime, when the living is easy, fish are jumping and it's time for rose wine - or something along those lines. And of course,...
£14.50
What we love about the wines of Cairanne is most people have no idea what the heck it is. “Is that a Gaelic female name?...
Buying a wine is always a slight gamble, when you plunge in your corkscrew, you can't be completely confident what's going to come out. That's...
£9.00
The vineyards of Famille Perrin are on the slopes of Mont Ventoux, which are in turn, on the slopes of the alps, like mountainous Russian...
£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...
With our rudimentary French we can only assume the Languedoc region of Pic St Loup is named for the wolf saints that must have once...
You may have heard of tea picked by monkeys and coffee defecated by civets. Those are nothing, this is an exotically spiced Gewurztraminer with big...
Grey Goose L'Orange is made from freshly-picked oranges harvested year-round. As with the superior bread making wheat used to make Grey Goose vodka, François Thibault...
Lots of fantastic things start with a H; like umm, H from Steps, that 'Tragedy' dance was more influential than Wilde, Tolstoy & Keats combined!...
We know 'Gros Manseng' isn't the nicest name for a grape. In fact it sounds like an unflattering description of a singer. But forget all...
If you're considering a career winemaking, as with many things in life, there are many ways to skin a cat. But a good place to...
£40.00
A well-structured wine, with a beautiful intense red colour. Powerful nose, with aromas of candied fruit, evolving with age towards spicy and musky aromas. A...
A blend of various Premier Cru parcels from the Joseph Drouhin Domaine in Chablis, the result is a powerful, rich, rounded and mineral wine. Brilliant...
Joseph Drouhin is a proper family affair, like the Von Trapps but with less music and escaping Nazi occupation. Of the current, fourth generation, Veronique...
Not to be confused with Côte de Beaune-Villages, a blend of various villages from the Côte de Beaune, this wine is a true delight with...
Danish author, Karen Blixen, famously said "There are many ways to the recognition of truth, and Burgundy is one of them." We’re not sure what...
Gevrey-Chambertin is a wine with a beautiful, bright ruby colour. Intensely fruity on the nose, the aromas are reminiscent of black cherry, wild blackberry and...
£18.50
In 1880, Joseph Drouhin chose the city of Beaune to found the business that bears his name. Over the years and with each generation, his...