£7.75
It's already been a long day. Crawling through the strata of humanity, its voices buzzing through the electric wires, erupting onto screens, springing out of...
£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...
£6.75
What makes Chile such a great place to grow Merlot? Perhaps it’s the cooling influence of the Pacific Ocean and the Humboldt current that allows...
£17.50
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...
Henri and Simone Ducourt bought Chateau d'Haures in 1983 and made it their home. Now the main place where their family and friends gather, the...
As a result of what we can assume is some sloppy clipping work, from a Bordelais vineyard hand, who was hours away from a 3-week...
£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...
£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,...
£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...
£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...
£6.50
A perfect mid-week treat because…well, why not! Red cherry in colour, the wine has buckets of red fruit flavours on a smooth and succulent palate.
Hugh Johnson notably said of Pauillac, "if one had to single out one commune of Bordeaux to head the list, there would be no argument....
£15.00
We're sure our vegetarian readers will relate to the frustration of bringing an exquisite plant-based dish to a party and watching all your meat-eating friends...
£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...
£14.00
Mariposa is an excellent name for this wine, and a rather great metaphor for fine wine making – after developing out in the field, what...
The 2012 vintage is a beautiful purple colour. It is an amazingly fresh red wine with a lovely flowery bouquet and notes of acacia. The palate is...
The name ‘Demoiselles’, meaning ‘young ladies’, is derived from a time when the Chateau was run by a group of nuns. The nuns tended to...
£69.00
We don't want to be considered apologists for the Roman Empire; what they did to Maximus Decimus Meridius was bang out of order, even if...
A medium to full bodied blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, Chateau Lalande-Borie entices you in with aromas of dark berries, lightly toasted oak and...
£10.50
It's extraordinary to think of Eastern Europe as the new frontier of quality wine production. After all, in Tikves Macedonia vines have been around since...
There are a few issues that all wine connoisseurs can relate to; over-filled glasses, whites served too cold, reds served too warm and of course,...
£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...
£94.00
2010 Batailley is an excellent and serious Pauillac with layers of complexity. Dark forest fruits on the nose with hints of spice. The palate is...
£90.00
Merlot dominates the blend and seduces the senses in this dark, brilliant Bordeaux. The 2011 vintage features strong tannic notes, with red and black berry...