Sherry notes, March 2018

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 […]

There’s no place like Rhone…

There’s no place like Rhone… Well, winter has certainly arrived and as ever, just in time so have our ‘winter warmers’ from the Rhone Valley. We are also sporting a new producer, along with new vintages from our firm favourites. For those of you who receive our regular e-shots you will already be in the […]

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 […]

Domaine Montrose Rosé 2016 has arrived

Domaine Montrose Rosé 2016 has arrived You may or may not know, but this is the first wine we shipped some 15 years ago now. When we set up Vin Neuf, I was talking to an old University friend and she said we should go and see her brother, Michel le Goeac. We duly flew […]

The Capeman is here!

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 […]

Walkabout Wine tasting at Hillers

Walkabout Wine Tasting at Hillers Please book your place! On Friday 16th June, we’ll be holding this annual event. It takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Hillers Gardens at Dunnington, Alcester Taste over 40 wines whilst taking in the sunset and amongst others, some wonderful floral notes! Just £25 per person Please note: we have organised […]

Wine Course in May

Vin Neuf Canapés   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 […]

Know your Beaujolais?

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 […]

It’s Whisky A-Go-Go!

It’s Whisky A-Go-Go! It’s with great delight and pleasure that we’re now listing whiskies here on the site. For some time they’ve become increasingly popular here in our Stratford-upon-Avon shop… so we’re now providing access from our online shop to a comprehensive range malts. These are from both established producers as well as new boutique distilleries. Check out […]

New Year approaches…

New Year Approaches As always, no need to hesitate… Christmas just gives way to celebrating the NEW YEAR! We have the right bubbles to make your evening really ‘fizz’. Please check out our selection where you’ll find a range of champagnes, carefully selected, to provide superb quality and at every price point. Don’t risk the […]