£10.50
Intense aromas of blackcurrants and wild fruits are complemented by subtle notes of spice and thyme in this full bodied Negroamaro. Charmingly balanced and juicy...
We don't know about you, but we get mildly irritated when we see pretty-in-pink, butter wouldn't melt in their mouth-type lasses. Part of us just...
£39.00
Little brothers are great. Like Dave Franco! No doubt James spent most of his youth teaching him how to capture beetles, blow raspberries in his...
£24.00
'Baby, I compare you to a kiss from a rose on the grey, ooh, the more I get of you the stranger it feels, yeah'....
£14.00
Oh Mamma! What a smooth one this is. Get ready for some of the most over-worked wine adjectives in town hurtling their way towards you,...
£26.00
Amarone is about as full-flavoured and juicy as a red can get without help of fortification; very smooth and silky with a tantalizing contrast of...
£10.50
It was that old cad, Hannibal Lector, who told Clarice that he 'ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti' in The...
Some wine is great on its own, a confirmed bachelor of a bottle that goes out every evening after work, only returning to their 1-bed...
Montalcino is one of those staggering quaint, historic, sun-drenched hill top towns that give Tuscany its unique flavour. Brunello di Montalcino is one of those...
Nestled in the foothills of the most southerly part of the Alps in the green and fertile region of Piedmont, northern Italy, Dogliani is a...
This wine is made by former philosophy teacher Vittorio Innocenti, who lives in a medieval estate on a hilltop in rural Tuscany. He is helped...
"I should've bought you flower's and held your hand. Should have gave you all my hours, when I had the chance!"O Bruno, you silly snowdrop,...
Pinot Grigio is the ugly duckling of wine grapes, and people tend to forget what a good Pinot Grigio tastes like and how refreshing they...
£13.00
You couldn't make up some of the things people did before joining the wine trade. Troilus Hoplite-Gryppe, head of Kent's Bunceworth winery, was initially sent...
£38.00
If this wine was to have an alter ego, we reckon it would be Freddie Mercury - Not because it often cries to the heavens...
£39.00
Gemma - or 'gem' in English - does exactly what is says on the tin. But not in a Ronseal kind of way; don't try...
This Moscato is a soft, gentle and charmingly sweet white wine, but saved from being sickly by fresher, sage and citrus elements. Which sounds a...
This rich Italian red is a bit like walking into your most-loved cafe. Not a grease spoon one, nor a super trendy one - nothing...
For most mortals, tasting a bottle of Amarone, especially one of this calibre, is a bit like how we imagine the Springwatch team would feel...
Just like in the tale of the little girl and the 3 bears, that served as a poignant allegory about deforestation and human encroachment on...
£10.00
A ripe and full-bodied red wine with a lively lick of acidity. The wine shows pronounced aromas of black fruit including plum, damson, cherry and...
Liala translates to black as night, which is both just like our former paramour’s heart and the colour of this wine. Reminiscent of dark summer...
£12.00
In another life, we would quite like to have been an 18th century Italian fisherman, sailing the coast of Sicily for bass, mullet and squid....
£12.00
Zensa is the pronunciation of the Italian word 'senza', meaning 'without'. In this case it is to underline that this wine is made 'senza' chemical...
£14.00
TV Highlights 09:00 : Meet the Benedectines. This week the Benedictines establish a settlement in Genoa. 12:50 : La Grangia Bassignana. The abbey-owned farm in...
£15.00
Tania and Luigi Morinello, winemakers at Tenuta Moriniello, are perhaps the most prolific brother and sister team since Adele and Fred Astaire… Not that Adele!...
Many wine buyers look at the labels of Trulli wines and think that it must be an artistic representation of the concept of hypnosis. "Look...
£9.50
This is an impressively neat little bargain Chianti that's on the bodysome, flavoursome side of this classic Italian style. This slightly more buxom red is...
£18.00
LL Cool J once told us not to "call it a comeback;" apparently he'd been there for years. Yet, we think that's a shame; a...
£7.50
Grillo - is that an Australian BBQ brand?! Actually, it's a native white variety to Sicily. In the past it's been mainly used for making...
£7.50
Deep red in colour, rich and well balanced. The bouquet is fruity, floral and spicy, with hints of vanilla and tobacco. Round and full on...
Back in the 1970s, the vineyards of North Western Italy were dangerous places. Gangs of Sangiovese were engaged in racketeering across all of Chianti and...
£18.75
Looks can be deceiving. Have you ever witnessed a body builder weep? Or watched a manicured beauty queen don a pair of boxing gloves? Well...
£16.00
What did you want to be, when you grew up? We wanted to be a wine shop, see; no regrets. Some would suggest that when...
£15.00
Wine people are an odd bunch, intent on using descriptors that makes the rest of the world spit-take while sipping on their reasonably priced Cabernet...
£11.00
The infinite (well, 500 plus) variety of grapes to be found in Italy is a source of constant wonderment. Of these varieties - Trebbiano, Passerina...
£13.50
Tuscany is famous for Chianti, Brunello di Montalcino and Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. But sometimes we like to take you off piste, because off the...