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...
£18.50
***Silver at the International Wine Challenge 2015*** This wine takes its name not from the Aussie slang for hard work, although judging by its magnificently...
£15.00
Wine or maths? Not a difficult question, is it? We don't mind some algebra, fractions or long division occasionally, but the ratio of fun to...
£15.00
The grapes for Black's Station Malbec are grown in a little town called Zamora (no relation to the ex-QPR striker). However, back in the 1800s,...
£15.00
A band of brothers is a powerful thing. If you've watched the mini-series directed by Steven Spielberg documenting American troops in the Second World War,...
£15.50
It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible black... Well, don't come crying to us, Dylan Thomas; if you were after...
£19.00
Early in the careers of these vintners, they managed the vineyards and winemaking for other companies' wine brands. Given their prodigious skill, unsurprisingly they were...
£16.50
What are the big differences between Australians and the French? Asked no one... Watch a fencing bout between the two nations and the cultural differences...
£17.00
"You come to my tasting note and you say 'Don Oddbins give me Yarra Valley Pinot Noir.' But you don't ask me with respect. You...
£16.50
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...
Winemaking is a lot more sciency than you might think. It involves complicated stuff like pre-fermenting, pigeage, pumping and pressure-controlled pneumatic presses. If that isn't...
£18.50
South African reds are all dark, meaty and chewy as biltong right? Well no, not all of them. As Bob Dylan famously sang "the wines...
£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...
£15.50
Agustin thought his luck was in when he was approached by an eccentric entrepreneur and asked to produce 'as much red grape juice as he...
£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...
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...
£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...
£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...
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...
£15.00
Respeto Malbec offers an intense, modern and consistent fruit profile. The wine is deep yet fresh, treating the senses to juicy bursts of plums, blackberries...