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...
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 –...
It is not only the Bonaparte Family, Mario Ballotelli and tomato-based stews that are Italian exports that do well in France (why can’t we stop...
£9.50
This wine is very well named as, just like a fancy Parisian Orangery, it is packed full of tropical fruits. The grapes are harvested in...
£12.50
A Vue de Nez, literally translates as ‘a view from the nose’ which we can only assume is taken from the name of Arthur Miller’s...
It is fair to say we're big fans of white Burgundy at Oddbins, in fact we've been known to walk up to so called ‘ABC...
The legend of Vinus, the Heron, started on the Hérault River banks at the foot of Château Paul Mas in Pézenas. The story goes that...
Many consider Vacqueyras as where the smart money is spent in the Rhône, like buying property in south-east London if you can’t afford to live...
Toques means chef's hat, which gives this wine its name in part because the wine tastes best when wearing a novelty hat of your choosing...
Like jewellery boxes, Monaco and Frodo Baggins, this bottle is the small package that good things come in. Ideal for midweek sipping or a relaxed...
£15.50
Like Stephen King, Rocky films and the politics of Ronald Regan, the wines of Beaujolais have escaped the 80s and are more popular than ever....
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...
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...
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...
£13.00
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...
£14.00
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...
£16.50
Life begins at 40, we're told… Presumably by the over 40s, as everyone else is far too busy gestating to come up with clever maxims....
It is strange that Morey-Saint-Denis is in so many ways just like any other tiny rural village. With a population of around 700, the towns...
Chablis is a brilliantly versatile wine when it comes to pairing with foods, and Maison Dousset's Chablis is no exception to this. This elegant, unoaked...
£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...