As far as flying winemakers go, Jeff Carrel must be one of the hardest working. We’d love to take a look at his air miles...
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 –...
£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...
£11.50
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...
Toques means chef's hat, which gives this wine its name in part because the wine tastes best when wearing a novelty hat of your choosing...
Sometimes tasting notes can seem so far-fetched you wonder whether the writer is actually taking you for a ride. If we were to say that...
£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...
£10.50
It can be demanding work being vegan; people are constantly trying to feed you stuffed peppers, Mo Farah is always on the telly trying to...
£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?...
£14.00
The birth of punk and rock '’ roll is rooted in young people experimenting with their garage band (musically experimenting, we have no idea what...
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Jeff Carrel started his working life as a chemist and while he found it rewarding he grew tired of people of confusing his role with...
£17.00
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...
Minervois is a region that has been making wine as far back as the Romans and beyond. In fact, the name derives from the region's...
£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...
The winemaker wiped paranoid perspiration from his forehead as he typed the final words: 'So, I've decided to take my work back underground.. to stop...
This red wine reminds us very much of former Conservative leader and This Week regular Michael Portillo. Though it be part of the old-guard, red...
It is not only the Bonaparte Family, Mario Ballotelli and tomato-based stews that are Italian exports that do well in France (why can’t we stop...
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We all have secrets, for example nobody knows that Keyser Söze is really Kevin Spacey, seriously he just made up his whole story from stuff...
£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,...
£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...