Albert Bichot's family wine business goes back so far that it coincided with Beethoven composing his Fifth Symphony, an absolute masterpiece, similar to this Macon...
It has perhaps never been more complicated to be a responsible consumer; buy some avocados because your nutritionist told you they were a healthy source...
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There was a time when Portuguese vintners were seen as a bit like the Amish of the wine world. Not that they thought humans had...
£10.50
It was that old cad, Hannibal Lector, who told Clarice that he 'ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti' in The...
£12.50
This 100% Cabernet Franc is grown on a pebbly-clay hillside, and the fruits are selected strictly when hand harvested. The wine has a beautiful deep...
£94.00
2010 Batailley is an excellent and serious Pauillac with layers of complexity. Dark forest fruits on the nose with hints of spice. The palate is...
£42.00
In the Middle Ages, the Château of Cantemerle, seat of the jurisdiction of the same name, bordered the Garonne River and made up part of...
This red wine reminds us very much of former Conservative leader and This Week regular Michael Portillo. Though it be part of the old-guard, red...
£16.50
Human lives are full of eureka moments. These run the gamut from the earth-shattering "the world is not flat" or "he/she is the one" kind...
Some wines need to be sold on their potential, like an ugly duckling rejected by its more attractive peers, that just needs time to develop...
£45.00
Balanced. Firm. Smoky. Heady. Herby. Fruit-forward. Subtle. These are just words. Or are they? What is a word? Can a word ever sum up the...
Hugh Johnson notably said of Pauillac, "if one had to single out one commune of Bordeaux to head the list, there would be no argument....
We all need a little magic in our lives, whether it’s imagining you’ve seen fairies at the end of the garden or you're still waiting...
The story of Collovray & Terrier seems like a classic rom-com such as Wedding Crashers, just without Vince Vaughan's stony-faced acting... or the indignity of...
Cranswick Estate Chardonnay expertly demonstrates the elegance of contemporary Australian wines. The nose has distinct citrus characters, with underlying vanilla oak. Crisp, citrus lime flavours...
While this wine may have an incredible bouquet of Meyer lemon, white peach roasted almonds and vanilla the name of this wine does not actually...
We love a Tokaji here at Oddbins. Why's it late though? Is it in a Lewis Carroll style nightmare, desperately trying to make a date...
A fresh and floral Pinot Gris from the pays d’Oc region, with a fine and balanced palate. Aromas of petals and dried apricots are supported...
A classic Pouilly Fuissé made by a small family domaine from one of their oldest vineyard sites. This wine has attractive grapefruit , mineral notes...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sherazade is the definitive story teller. Persian king Shahryar married a new virgin each day and beheaded the previous day's wife, so that she would...
SurSur is a style of language that we don't think is utilised enough in English. In classical Arabic it means crickets, onomatopoeically named for the...
This Chardonnay is named fable because there is something rather mystical going on with this wine. Like master craftsman Geppetto, the Paniza winemaker Antonio Serrano...
£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...
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...
We like to think of Pinot Grigio as the grape equivalent of the Brontë siblings. For there are distinct offshoots, each with their own name...
As the name of Salina winery may suggest, it is located in the immediate vicinity of the Turda salt mine. It has always struck us...
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...
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...
Whether you're Kirstie Allsop helping some affable nitwit find a 2-bedroom semi in Ipswich or a member of the Drouhin family sourcing fruit for their...
A wine full of charm! The colour is a beautiful white gold, with a ravishing purity and brilliance. The aromas are fresh and fruity, with...
This wine displays a nice shining deep red colour. The nose is both floral and fruity, with some spicy hints and a refined and supple...
Winemaking is a lot more sciency than you might think. It involves complicated stuff like pre-fermenting, pigeage, pumping and pressure-controlled pneumatic presses. If that isn't...
A great Burgundy worthy of its reputation. An intense bright red colour , a powerful nose. The mouth is round and ample with cherry aromas...
£9.50
A lustrous blend of Syrah, Cinsault and mourvedre brings an array of ripe berries on the nose which follows through to a juicy, well structured...