It was frustrating. Britta had a soft spot for well-built men; but she also liked the gentle touch. A little subtlety. Seemingly, you can't have...
£14.50
Wonderfully fresh and vibrant TOP quality Loureiro from one of the finest historic estates of the Vinho Verde region. This wine is citric yellow in...
Like the Clan MacLeod in epic 1980s sci-fi/fantasy, Highlander, the Bougrier family have been around for a long time. But, thankfully, they don't have that...
£18.00
This wine is so fist-thumpingly fresh, so buttock-clenchingly minerally, so eye-poppingly citrusy that, if you try it, you might for a moment mistake yourself for...
£9.00 £11.50
Famille Bougrier's Touraine Sauvignon Blanc is a fresh and light white wine with sumptuous exotic fruit aromas that are accompanied with a slight minerality. The...
Fancy folk might describe father and son winemaking team, Willie & Gavin Brand, as autodidacts. We wouldn't, that's exactly the sort of word someone might...
£11.00
A very generous organic rosé wine, extremely fruit driven that culminates in an enjoyable candy aftertaste. Medium pink with floral aromas of rose and violet...
The infamous Viognier, a textural and aromatic wine that boasts hints of  chamomile, lavender, thyme and pine. In the mouth the wine is tense and long, with...
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...
£10.00
This is an impressively neat little bargain Chianti that's on the bodysome, flavoursome side of this classic Italian style. This slightly more buxom red is...
This Crémant de Bourgogne is brilliantly gold in colour and reveals a fine stream of delicate bubbles. The nose is subtle with notes of lemon...
A classic Bordeaux from fifth growth Château Belgrave in Haut-Médoc. A wine of depth, class and smoothness that really sings with rich fruit when decanted....
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,...
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...
For a long time, us Brits have looked over longingly at Canada. They have amazing skiing, they have Justin Trudeau who skateboards and legalises stuff,...
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...
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 –...
Pinot Grigio is the ugly duckling of wine grapes, and people tend to forget what a good Pinot Grigio tastes like and how refreshing they...
This is the stone you must carry if you've tried quite a bit of wine; the knowledge that Riesling is one of the greatest grapes...
You'd think the peacock would be proud of itself, with such beautiful plumage and gorgeous looks. But it harboured a regret. It wished it could...
An exploration of Spanish Albariño and Tempranillo wines from one of the oldest and most celebrated producers of the country: La Rioja Alta.  All 3...
£19.00 £24.00
£19.00 £24.00
An excellent expression of a much loved Italian varietal, grown in the stunning family owned Australian vineyard at the Longview Winery. The wine is made...
£14.00
A superb South African Viognier that delivers a smoky wild honey which gives way to tangerine and musk melon on the nose. The taste is characterised...
A luddite is often used as a term of derision, synonymous with a troglodyte, a dinosaur or someone ignorant and out of touch. As it...
100% Verdejo from the DO Rueda wine region, this white wine is straw yellow in colour with green touches and a fruit forward nose. The...
We all have secrets, for example nobody knows that Keyser Söze is really Kevin Spacey, seriously he just made up his whole story from stuff...
£17.50
We understand that wines such as this are labelled Petit Chablis because the grapes are grown just outside Chablis proper, despite the wines being made...
This Pinot Noir is hand harvested from vines aged between 55 to 86 years old, sorted to ensure only the best berries make it through...
Rich in colour, and showing a complex aromatic palate and a beautiful structure. This is a ripe yet fresh white Burgundy, without heavy oak. White...
£19.00
Dona Fátima is the result of a project to revive a long-lost grape and is only grown in one place on earth. This white wine...
Want to revisit the 60s? If this wine was transposed into a song- it'd be the Beatles 'Strawberry Fields Forever'. 'Let me take you down...
Some will be sceptical about the moon’s role in winemaking, “it has no opposable thumbs, how can it pick grapes?” You may ask. Yet we...
There are a few pet peeves that all wine people share; overly filled glasses in restaurants, reds served too warm, whites served too cold and...
"There's rain on my window,But I'm thinking of you,Tears on my pillow,But I will come through,Rosefine, I'll send you all my love,And every single step...
***Sommeliers Choice Awards Spanish Wine of the Year 2019***This little gem is really, really worth knowing about. There is a distinctive style of fresh, sea-licked,...
100's of years ago when the world was ravaged by woolly mammoths, Greek philosophers and Brothers Grimm characters, in the region of Salento there was...
The Mcpherson Family Series Chardonnay is expressive of one of the archetypical tales of family; ‘the wayward child.’ In historical, biblical and literary studies, stories...
From the producer who almost single-handedly put Menetou-Salon on the map as a serious competitor to its big-name neighbours, Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, this wine is...
Mystic Ocean showcases the best of Marlboroughs signature wines, with traditional citrus notes on the nose and an inviting crisp and refreshing palate of lemon,...