Bobby’s Gin is here

With lots of new gins being stocked, we’re absolutely delighted to have the addition of the globally appreciated Bobby’s Gin. Coming with an incredible reputation, the backstory on how Bobby’s Gin first appeared is a wonderful complimentary addition. In brief, the story goes like this: Bobby’s Schiedam Dry Gin is named after our grandfather, Jacobus Alfons, […]

BEST WINE MERCHANT – We’re in the final!   We’ve made it into the Finals of the Muddy Stilettos Awards for Warwickshire 2018 in the Best Wine Merchant category. A huge thanks to all who’ve voted for us! …but we do need your vote again please. They don’t carry votes forward, so it’s all the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Know your Beaujolais?

  With our current interest in all things Beaujolais, we thought it time to spread a little knowledge on the regions of Beaujolais and keep a point of reference for the future! It is a region much maligned for producing fun fruity and forgettable wine from the 1980’s era when Beaujolais-Nouveau was all the rage. […]

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