Rioja: time to celebrate!

Rioja: time to celebrate! The region of Rioja has wonderful history, generosity of its people, incredible wines and countryside make it a fascinating region to visit. Rioja has taken its rightful place among a small group of great red wine regions of the World, namely Bordeaux, Napa Valley, Tuscany to name a few. Spain’s most […]

Walkabout Wine – the great summer tasting event!

Walkabout Wine – a great summer tasting event Once again… please book your place! On Friday 22nd June, we’ll be holding this annual event in the beautiful surroundings of Hillers Gardens at Dunnington, Alcester. This year taste over 50 wines whilst basking in the the great British weather… and indulging in some extra wonderful floral notes! Just […]

Shaw + Smith on offer!

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 […]

Australia Day – get 10% off Aussie wine

Australia Day – get 10% off Aussie wine G’day… and it’s Australia Day tomorrow! For the next three days we’re celebrating with a 10% discount on all of our Australian wines both instore and online… Online, simply buy any of our Australian wine and add the code downunder123 at the checkout. Bonza!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]