As far as flying winemakers go, Jeff Carrel must be one of the hardest working. We’d love to take a look at his air miles...
£14.00
We can think of few better Aussie pairings than Shiraz and Cabernet, except perhaps Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan. Seriously, when are those two crazy...
£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...
£8.00
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...
£14.00
The birth of punk and rock '’ roll is rooted in young people experimenting with their garage band (musically experimenting, we have no idea what...
£19.00
Early in the careers of these vintners, they managed the vineyards and winemaking for other companies' wine brands. Given their prodigious skill, unsurprisingly they were...
£17.00
They might seem a fairly austere, old-fashioned lot, but Bordelais(es) tick with hidden passion. On the outside they seem elegant, carefully presented. Some even say...
A jack of all trades, Jock McPherson had a wild and varied career as a writer, soldier, fisherman, publisher, PR man and lead guitarist for...
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...
£44.00
Château Rauzan-Ségla has an incredibly long and colourful history, dating back to 1661 and featuring Very Important Families, tragedy, intrigue and, latterly, a brilliant renaissance,...
£13.50
This wine has some rather famous fans, in fact it is reported by our unnamed source, who may or not be Mark Owen, that the...
£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...
£20.00
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...
£42.00
It seems strange to suggest that a top end Bordeaux is a bargain. There are probably many things you associate Bordeaux fine wine with; unprecedented...
£48.00
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....
Bright garnet in appearance, this red wine has an intense nose of ripe black fruits such as blackberries and blueberries. On the palate it is...
fHugh Johnson notably said of Pauillac, "if one had to single out one commune of Bordeaux to head the list, there would be no argument....
There are very few winemakers that are household names, perhaps because there are no vintner talent shows on ITV, where audience members high on schadenfreude...
£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...
£400.00
Penfolds Grange instantly expresses its exuberance from the moment that the dense and dark liquid hits the glass. Offering its drinker a multitude of sweet...