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  • Chapoutier's Fantastic 2014s - Fine Wine Friday

    There are many producers that are described as ‘World Class’ within the wine world, but few are as universally recognised as Michel Chapoutier in the Rhône Valley. Chapoutier has consistently delivered superb wines from every appellation in the area, from North to South and now…

  • An intriguing mix of wines perfect for drinking now!

    Today we have an intriguing mix of wines to offer you – contrasting big producers like Cloudy Bay in New Zealand with bio-dynamic, smaller-scale producers like François Chidaine in the Loire and relatively new wineries such as Peccavi Wines (founded in 2011) with the…

  • Bordeaux 2014 En Primeur Recommendations - Part 2

    Slowly, but surely, we are coming to the end of this year's Bordeaux 2014 campaign. As with our last update, there still haven't been any compelling, 'must-buy' releases, but there are a number of wines worth your consideration, either due to their outstanding quality or their value for money. …

  • Happy International Chardonnay Day!

    Happy International Chardonnay Day!

    You may or may not have not heard of what we are celebrating today, dependent on your involvement with Social Media! Apparently the 21st of May is #Chardday; the day when wine drinkers and Twitter users from around the globe celebrate one of the world's most loved grapes and discuss their favourite…

  • Superb Value New Release - La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva 2005

    Today’s offer is all about value, and you can’t get better value for money than the new release of the 2005 La Rioja Alta 904 Gran Reserva!   This wine has been consistently high scoring throughout the late 1990s and 2000s with the excellent 2005 vintage joining the 2001 and 2004…