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...
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....
£55.00
The Vosne Romanee red wine from Burgundy offers a robust and sweetness for a still very young wine. Red fruits and spices dominate the palate...
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...
£35.00
Right, we've had it! We're tired of listening to the same old excuse as to why you're not sure about buying Alsace. Apparently you think...
So beautiful is this wine, that grown men and women have been known to drop to their knees and weep, not quite knowing what to...
£25.00
Sometimes you drink a wine and your synapses align, neurones clap their hands, light rains in front of your eyes and you think... this is...
70 hectares. That's 175 acres, or about two thirds of Liverpool's resplendent Sefton Park. Only it's in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, in the Southern Rhône Valley, an area...
t Joseph Domaine Amphores, that's the domain of vases to us 21st Century folk. In ancient Greece, Amphora were often used to tell the tales...
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...
£19.00
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,...
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...
Originally established by Robert and Yvette Michelas, the domain is now run by their four children. Most impressive that they have worked side-by-side for 30...
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...
£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...
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...
Sports fans worldwide are familiar with the Gallic cockerel, but few know its significance. Nowadays, this national symbol suggests pride and pizazz; but it's origins...
Have you seen the film Searching for Sugarman? If not, then we recommend you do; it's a masterpiece, but it means this tasting note won't...
£17.00
This wine is so fist-thumpingly fresh, so buttock-clenchingly minerally, so eye-poppingly citrusy that, if you try it, you might for a moment mistake yourself for...
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...