Sherry notes, March 2018

The production of sherry is centred around the town of Jerez de la Frontera in Andulacia in south west Spain. Within the Jerez DO (Denominacion de Origen) there are 3 centres for the maturation of sherry (known as the ‘Sherry Triangle’) Jerez de Fronterra, Sanlucar de Barrameda and Puerto de Santa Maria. Each of which […]

Shaw + Smith on offer!

We tasted some fantastic wines in the shop last week – with Dan from Shaw & Smith who was visiting the UK – and on the back of ‘Australia Day’, we thought we would highlight these amazing wines from the Adelaide Hills. Amongst the highlights are their Sauvignon Blanc 2017, the much lauded M3 Chardonnay 2015. There […]

Wines from Rioja

Off your Rioja…? During this month of October, we are focusing on the gorgeous wines from Rioja, the most recognised region throughout the world for producing quality Spanish wines. We have a number of wine producers from the different sub-regions of Rioja, Alta, Alavessa and Baja. Alta is the northern most region and recognised for […]

The Capeman is here!

This red comes from the Darling Cellars in South Africa. I was really impressed by the quality of this wine and it offers such great value. Surely the ideal BBQ choice… a real ‘fancy a glass with a friend’ style of wine but doesn’t drink like a full bodied red and has lovely freshness. Soft red […]

Wine Course in May

  Our latest course runs between May 3rd – May 24th This is a course of four consecutive Wednesday nights, between 7.15pm and 9.15pm Week 1: Wines of New Zealand Week 2: Crus Beaujolais Week 3: Germany & Austria Week 4: Loire Valley & South Africa – a focus on Chenin Blanc Hosted by the much lauded wine […]

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