£19.00
Good land is hard to come by, to the east of the San Francisco Bay. It's like a modern-day gold rush except gold is now...
£10.00
It's wise to practice a degree of caution when engaging in skin contact. You might reach out for a big ol' hug, while your companion...
£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...
£10.50
When exploring the world of wine, you can either dip your toe in or you can 'bomb' from the top diving board (don't actually bomb;...
£35.00
Graffiti, much like wine, has a wide variance in quality. It can be so mind numbingly uninspiring, such as someone managing to misspell Thug Life,...
£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...
Many wine buyers look at the labels of Trulli wines and think that it must be an artistic representation of the concept of hypnosis. "Look...
£15.50
Bridget Jones made many mistakes in her life; she entertained the thought of being with that foppish cad Hugh Grant, she ran outside in winter...
£24.00
If you happen to be a resident of the UK you might wonder what possesses people to move to Australia (other than, of course, being...
£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...
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....
Buying a wine is always a slight gamble, when you plunge in your corkscrew, you can't be completely confident what's going to come out. That's...
At Oddbins we do so like to be inclusive; as long as you're over 18 and not entering one of our stores accompanied by a...
£49.00
It seems strange to suggest that a top end Bordeaux is a bargain. There are probably many things you associate Bordeaux fine wine with; unprecedented...
£9.00
The vineyards of Famille Perrin are on the slopes of Mont Ventoux, which are in turn, on the slopes of the alps, like mountainous Russian...
£29.00
Child prodigies can be rather disheartening to those of us that are slightly more… 'traditionally skilled.' (That's our code for untalented tambourine twitchers.) Like Mozart,...
£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...
t Joseph Domaine Amphores, that's the domain of vases to us 21st Century folk. In ancient Greece, Amphora were often used to tell the tales...
We think they should scrap the 'H' and just call this delectable white wine 'Uber' instead. No, it's nothing to do with the handy transport...
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...
Years ago, Touraine wine was transported from vineyard to market on barges, pulled along the river Loire by patient, stoic horses. It saddened Thierry to...
They say opposites attract. And attraction is the basis of love. The fundament, you could say. It's perhaps fitting then that Frau Wageck was so...
£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...
£20.00
Gus hated school. Forced to learn parrot fashion, punished when he didn't. And each kid categorised. 'You're a numbers child.' 'You do language.' 'You play...
The family Bougrier were, by tradition, agricultural scientists. Their incredible achievements include the invention of a device for measuring the size of potatoes before digging...
Sports fans worldwide are familiar with the Gallic cockerel, but few know its significance. Nowadays, this national symbol suggests pride and pizazz; but it's origins...
£13.00
Everyone agreed the old horse-drawn cart was just the vehicle to transport the Pinot grapes from vineyard to winery, but they failed to take into...
£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...
£18.50
In 1880, Joseph Drouhin chose the city of Beaune to found the business that bears his name. Over the years and with each generation, his...
Limestone isn't just good for building things with, it can also be great for growing stuff in too! Especially grapes. Who knew?!This white wine is...
The Austrians are well known for their practical jokes, so it's little surprise everyone thought Markus was jesting when he suggested they went out to...
£12.50
If you've ever climbed Ben Nevis or Snowdon, then their summits are around the height that you'll find the Bonarda grapes that go into this...
£28.50
Alta means 'high' in Spanish and, while this may actually refer to the higher aspect of La Rioja Alta, it is also very 'alta' in...
£11.50
Roses and red, violets are blue, try this wine when you can't afford Condrieu.' In other words, this silky white wine gives you everything you...
£11.50
Sometimes wine makers of yore would blame a poor crop yield on the Harrowingly Hairy Harvest Hobgoblin. The story goes that this horrid creature would...
£7.50
Grillo - is that an Australian BBQ brand?! Actually, it's a native white variety to Sicily. In the past it's been mainly used for making...
Bright yellowish green, hints of strawflowers and hay, very typical varietal character on the nose; dense with notes of caramel; dainty wooden nuances reveal traces...
£7.75
David Bowie loved to be musical and was a visual chameleon. Sauvignon Blanc likes to shape shift too. This white grape can change its flavour...
£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...
If Riesling is the zippy athlete of Alsace, Pinot Gris is the gymnast. So supple, so beautifully rounded. Strong, yet expressively graceful. To perform at...