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 –...
£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,...
£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...
We are quite sure that there is a more profound meaning attached to this South African Shiraz, but we're just going to admit that we...
£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...
£7.50
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...
£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...
£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'....
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...
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...
£12.00
A Picada is both the name of a traditional Argentine platter of meat, cheeses and pickled vegetables, but it is also the name of a...
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...
Okay, we can't stand by and let a pig adorn this bottle's label without acknowledging it, we're very sorry if you find this tasting note...
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...
£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...
£9.00
Lisbon is renowned for its communal courtyard meals, where people will, as the African-Portugese say, 'have a sentada;' to sit with friends, eat, drink and...
£14.50
If you ran around the circle of latitude 42 degrees north of the equator you'd visit some pretty unusual places: Corsica, Albania, Macedonia, Georgia, most...
£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...
£9.00
From the youthful Grape Grinder winery in South Africa, this fruity number does not disappoint. A fine red wine showcasing exceptional red fruit flavours, combined...