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 –...
A common idiom you’re no doubt familiar with is the ‘early bird catches the worm’ as of course nothing inspires rejection of a lie-in like...
We know 'Gros Manseng' isn't the nicest name for a grape. In fact it sounds like an unflattering description of a singer. But forget all...
£13.00
We're going to suggest something a little controversial here - this red wine is best served slightly chilled. Yes, you absolutely read that right! Although...
£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...
£11.50
A truly refreshing and fruity Gamay based wine from master winemaker's Stephanie Aviron and Nicolas Potel. Through using traditional methods and oak barrels, the end...
£14.50
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...
Château Suduiraut is an achingly beautiful, classically French Chateau, perched between the Ciron and the Garonne and it is the autumnal morning mist that rolls...
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What we love about the wines of Cairanne is most people have no idea what the heck it is. “Is that a Gaelic female name?...
Hack comedians from the 80s would be surprised by the association of angels and a mother-in-law, unless of course it’s the joke – “A: my...
Macon Villages wine displays richness and depth that is signature to the wineries traditional methods. Weeks of fermentation give the wine its richness in flavours...
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...
£18.00
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...
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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,...
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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...
Minervois is a region that has been making wine as far back as the Romans and beyond. In fact, the name derives from the region's...
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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...
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Jeff Carrel started his working life as a chemist and while he found it rewarding he grew tired of people of confusing his role with...
The French find it hard to explain the concept of terroir to Brits as there is no natural English translation. It's one of those things...
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....