International Viognier Day – how much do you know about this grape?

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The end of April saw the world celebrate International Viognier Day so we wanted to share our delicious range with you. Viognier [“Vee-own-yay”] is a full-bodied white wine that originated in southern France. Most loved for its perfumed aromas of peach, tangerine and honeysuckle, Viognier can also be oak-aged to add a rich creamy taste […]

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Weapons instead of wine: how is the industry reacting to the war in Ukraine?

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The situation concerning how Western drinks brands respond to the war, and how increasingly severe sanctions will affect business in Russia, continues to develop. Some major drinks brands halted business in Russia immediately, some others have succumbed to mounting pressure and, whilst still operating in Russia, have significantly reduced operations. Some major companies are citing […]

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Happy International Women’s Day & Women’s History Month! Let’s celebrate it by supporting talented female winemakers & women in wine

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Various industries have always been heavily male dominated and that’s no exception in the world of wine. History tells us that wine has been a common thread among cultures, nations and religions. However, since Roman, Greek and Egyptian times, wine was traditionally a privilege for men to be involved with while women were not as […]

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Malbec AR or Malbec FR?

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Malbec is a wine we immediately jump to link with Argentina: dark purple bursting with succulent red-berry and black fruits, smooth, approachable tannins, balanced acidity and perfectly partnered with a steak. The grape was first introduced to Argentina in the 1860s by a French agronomist, who realised the potential these vines would have in the […]

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5 flaws that have been found in ‘The Lancet’ study – “One need not feel that the only safe alcohol intake is zero.”

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A recent paper published in ‘The International Journal of Epidemiology’ has shown that ‘The Lancet’ study from 2018 has flaws in its analysis, which concluded that there is no “safe” level of alcohol consumption. Now, University College London’s Sir Nicholas Wald and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s Chris Frost claim that there […]

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Burgundy specialists with more than 30 years experience in sourcing wines from the region

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Please note that due to high global demand, along with variable crop levels experienced across Burgundy during 2020/21, many of these wines are only accessible via a strict allocation process. If you are interested in purchasing Burgundy En Primeur, can you please kindly confirm back by 5pm Tuesday 18th January 2022 on which wines and […]

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See the New Year in with a great toast!

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Our Extra Brut Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Champagne ‘Les Chemins d’Avize’ 2014 really is something else. Let us take you on a sparkling journey around our Champagne house Larmandier-Bernier …  Champagne Larmandier-Bernier is a Champagne house in Vertus, just south of Reims, producing acclaimed wines from Côte des Blancs and Montagne de Reims vineyards. […]

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Sherry! Everything You Need To Know About This Unique Wine

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With its unique production and ageing system, Sherry has an authentic, singular character that is the result of a privileged geographical setting and the diverse cultures that have inhabited Andalusia over the centuries. A Wine Named After a Town Sherry (or “Jerez” in Spanish) is produced in the Andalusian town of Jerez de la Frontera, […]

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