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...
Aria [ahr-ee-uh]. Noun. Def: an elaborate melody sung solo with an accompaniment... This is a fitting name and the definition exactly encapsulates this joyous Chianti....
Artadi Vinas des Gain is an aromatic red wine with fresh and delicate notes of red berries. On the palate, complex flavours harmonise with sweet...
£13.00
250 miles north of Santiago lies Chile's Elqui Valley, which may well have been formed by the work of singer Elkie Brooks. The area has...
£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...
Confused you say? South African wine named after a French alpine mountaineering and skiing resort and made in the Italian 'ripasso' style? Who said you...
Some wine is great on its own, a confirmed bachelor of a bottle that goes out every evening after work, only returning to their 1-bed...
A beautifully deep garnet red wine, with a rich and expressive nose of black olives, red fruits, raspberry and violet, enhanced with spicy and praline...
Henri and Simone Ducourt bought Chateau d'Haures in 1983 and made it their home. Now the main place where their family and friends gather, the...
A medium to full bodied blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau Lalande-Borie entices you in with aromas of dark berries, lightly toasted oak and...
£11.00
The Lalene is an elegant and complex wine rich with flavours of black fruit and fine grained velvety tannins, before a long satisfying finish.
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....
£19.00
We like to think of the wines of Canon-Fronsac as the Samwise Gamgee of Bordeaux. Sure, it might not have the glamour of Pomerol or...
Winemaker Pascal Léon Verhaeghe is a man who fell back in love with wine, after inheriting his family's mixed-culture estate in Cahors. After an encounter...
It's a common plot line in films, or probably literature and history, that allies will marry into one another's family to make their relationship even...
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...
For a European, it's easy to get distracted by New York and California and just forget the rest of America is there or only think...
In Shakira's hit pop record of 2005, 'Hips Don't Lie,' Wyclef Jean beseeches that "he see you move like you come from Columbia." Many have...
This crisp and fruity sparkling wine is a great alternative to Champagne. Pale yellow with golden hints, it expresses the freshness of the Loire with...
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,...
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....
£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'....
A special release Barolo from Cantine Gemma to celebrate the exceptional 2016, the popular winery has made a series of Barolo from specific villages where...
A special release Barolo from Cantine Gemma to celebrate the exceptional 2016, the popular winery has made a series of Barolo from specific villages where...
£38.00
If this wine was to have an alter ego, we reckon it would be Freddie Mercury - Not because it often cries to the heavens...
The vines responsible for this distinguished, heavenly sparkling wine hail from across the water in Champagne but, boy, are they thriving in Kent. Yes the...
£44.00
Appledore sounds like a realm from Lord of the Rings, populated by wizards, hobbits and dragons. But it's not; it's the sleepy home to Gusbourne...
We think they should scrap the 'H' and just call this delectable white wine 'Uber' instead. No, it's nothing to do with the handy transport...
The Austrians are well known for their practical jokes, so it's little surprise everyone thought Markus was jesting when he suggested they went out to...
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...
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...
“A deep ruby red color with a combination of dried earth and musky roses with penetrating spice aromas on the nose. Shows a refined and...
Given finding them usually involves whacking a rock with a hammer, it's a miracle any fossils remain intact. Especially delicate ones, like the echinoderms and...
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...
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...
Bold yet elegant, this complex ruby red wine is as beautiful and rare as the Lynx that dons its label. Fruity aromas of cassis are...
£24.00
Whenever we play Wine Family Fortunes, which is often, it surprises us that when Les Dennis asks for phrases you most associate with Chilean 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...
The vineyard for the Clos des Ormes, Morey-Saint-Denis is directly underneath the Grand Cru vineyard Clos de la Roche. The wine has a floral and...