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 –...
£12.50
Let us tell you about Nero di Troia, like everything else in the wine industry our tale begins in Ancient Greek myth. Nero di Troia...
£14.50
La Bise Shiraz is all about nuance and subtlety, a gentle brush of lips to wake a turquoise garbed Disney princess, opposed to a 3am...
£14.00
Granite Hill Old Vine Zinfandel is made by the Kautz family in Lodi, California. Lodi is a famed region for growing Zinfandel and produces almost...
£14.50
It is said that Genghis Khan was born on the 42 Latitude and because he was born believing he was a chess rook, he continued...
The Marquis' daughter was blessed with extraordinary imagination and spent her days in a make-believe world. But when the lights went out, her mind worked...
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A truly refreshing and fruity Gamay based wine from master winemaker's Stephanie Aviron and Nicolas Potel. Through using traditional methods and oak barrels, the end...
£14.50
What we love about the wines of Cairanne is most people have no idea what the heck it is. “Is that a Gaelic female name?...
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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...
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Known as the 'heartbreak' grape, Pinot Noir is notoriously difficult to grow because its thin skin makes it susceptible to an array of threats. But...
Beyond the periphery of South Africa’s conventional vineyard regions lie great vinous treasures, resigned to anonymity; forgotten, abandoned or just simply undiscovered. It is the...
Plic, Plic, Plic is named for the emotional response to the sound of rain when you are inside looking out. Comforting that is, like looking...
£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...
£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'....
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...
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...
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***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...
£14.00
We can think of few better Aussie pairings than Shiraz and Cabernet, except perhaps Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan. Seriously, when are those two crazy...
£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...
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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...