With a rich winemaking history dating back to the mid-1600s, the Western Cape is like a beautiful bridge between the old world and the new....
A red wine with distinctive cassis influence with a cedary spine covered with dark cherry, waxy crayon earthiness, graphite and enticing undertones. On the palate...
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...
This brilliant wine is a naturally fermented white blend. It's been expertly aged in old 300L French oak barrels for 8 long months.  Asylum White is lightly filtered...
This brilliant wine is a naturally co-fermented red blend. It's been expertly aged in old  French oak barrels for 12 long months. Cape Rock Red is lightly filtered at...
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...
Surely one of the greatest indicators that you’ve mastered your field of work or research is being bestowed a nickname after it, like Beckham being...
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...
Is this the perfect Scrabble wine? Lammershoek 'Roulette' is a South African blend of five different grape varieties and if you play the words Lammershoek,...
The Liberator is both the project and nickname of South African Master of Wine Richard Kelly, who spends his time going on the hunt for...
This wine is Oddbins contribution to Joseph Campbell's Monomyth theory. The idea that across the world, all great stories are being retold in every language...
The grapes of these wines are grown on Hebridean soil, on the Isle of Lismore, in the middle of Loch Linnhe. O wait, that's a...
Who hasn't dreamt of packing up their day job in California, flying half way around the world and establishing a boutique vineyard in the Western...
A light golden chardonnay that has peaches, pears and apple notes in abundance, topped off with nutty and butterscotch aromas. Medium weighted with excellent texture...
The Horny Owl Chard Sur Lie is a pale-yellow gold in colour. The nose shows candied citrus, fresh apple, yellow stone fruit and a tropical...
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...
Lothian Riesling sounds like an all action hero, doesn’t he? You can imagine him sliding effortlessly across the bonnet of a car and despatching a...
Owls use many methods in an attempt to find a mate. Often, they cough up the bones and fur of small rodents, this is like...
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...

Lothian Vineyards Noble Late Harvest

£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...
It was rock rap legends, the Beastie Boys who told the world "duh duh duh da Sabotage!" (alright we don’t know the actual lyrics) A...
A saxophone in a lonely back street. An early morning trumpet fanfare. A piano tinkling in a shadowy bar. There's something pure in those sounds....
Good jazz is all about balance. Blending. Just the right amount of this, just the right amount of that. It's also about taking a little...
You only get one chance to make a first impression. And this ambitious Chenin knew she had to knock it out of the park if...
You know how Bordeaux is a bit tweed jacket, red trousers, brogues and hunting? Maybe that's a little unfair, but it's certainly on the stuffier...
This is the quintessentially artisanal produced wine, following the philosophy of winemaker Miles Mossop, of hand crafted wines with as little interference as possible, showing...
This Southern Hemisphere Sauvignon Blanc offers a fresh, zesty palate with tropical fruit and green apple. Lemon and lime tease the palate into a crisp...
Named Momento, you're probably expecting us to make up a story about how the winemaker of this Grenache had short term memory loss, desperate to...
Perhaps When Chris Met Andrea doesn't have the same ring to it as When Harry Met Sally, but we think their story has all the...
You'll be hard pushed to find a wine that shows off its roots quite as well as Mullineux White. It's a blend of three different...
Child prodigies can be rather disheartening to those of us that are slightly more… 'traditionally skilled.' (That's our code for untalented tambourine twitchers.) Like Mozart,...
Some people feel power from bending others to their will. Not Gus. For Gus, it's all about empowering individuals to express themselves on their own...
Gus hated school. Forced to learn parrot fashion, punished when he didn't. And each kid categorised. 'You're a numbers child.' 'You do language.' 'You play...

Radford Dale Black Rock 2016

£22.00
Like the addition of Peter 'Swingometer' Snow to the Beeb's election night results, Black Rock is guaranteed to make even the most memorable of nights...
Whoever did the paperwork for this wine didn't write one person's name in the box marked "Winemaker", but instead wrote "Team Effort", which we particularly...
Thirst is a pretty rock and roll wine. You see, the Winery of Good Hope argue, they could've churned out these wines the same as...
As soon as Chocolate Block lands you guys go all Augustus Gloop on us: lapping up that chocolate river like a cacao shortage has just...

The Grinder Pinotage 2018

£9.50
The signature wine from the makers of Milkwood and Wild Olive, this super smooth pinotage has a juicy and complex palate of berry, candied cherry...
This fabulous Malbec can is bold and rich, expressive of aromatic bramble with a distinct floral lift and warm spiced notes on the nose. The palate...