Let’s be honest, the festive season wouldn’t be quite as warm or jolly without a glass of mulled wine or glühwein, would it? But how exactly are the two beverages made? And what’s the difference between the two? Read our blog post and discover the secrets behind the seasonal drinks.
2014 Anima Cabernet Sauvignon from Aurelia VișinescuOutstanding cabernet£23.00 Buy now
Forget Bordeaux. This is one of the best Romanian premium wines we’ve tasted: outstanding in every way and amazing value for money.
Le Creuset Waiter’s Friend Corkscrew – Black£21.00 Buy now
Patented two-step system improves leverage and reduces effort required to remove longer corks Serrated blade foil cutter Bottle top opener Perfectly ground stainless steel screw for easy guidance into cork 5 year guarantee
Château Le Chatelet 2013, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru ClasséClassic Bordeaux£49.95 Buy now
Chateau Le Chatelet holds the top Grand Cru Classé status and rightly so. This wine is made in limited quantities from 80 % Merlot, 20 % Cabernet Franc grapes from just three hectares of vineyards on the estate. It’s gently fermented and spends 12-18 months in barrel to mature. The use of new oak for two-thirds […]
Château Martet Sainte Foy Bordeaux Blanc 2016Delicate, crisp white£19.50 Buy now
Delicious Bordeaux Blanc made from 40% old vine Sémillons, 25% Sauvignon Blanc, 25% Sauvignon Gris and 10% Muscadelle. Intense floral aromas on the nose and delicate, ripe fruit on the palate.
2010 Amarone della Valpolicella Monte La Parte from PiccoliElegant and enjoyable£35.00 Buy now
An elegant, enjoyable and surprisingly affordable Amarone. Drink this and be transported to Italy: great food, great conversation and great wine.
2011 Barolo, Vigna Mosconi from Conterno FantinoRich and voluptuous£65.00 Buy now
Our first choice for Vincarta: a rich, heady and modern-style Barolo from one of the region’s finest producers. Wine Spectator gave it 94/100.
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Wine is an incredibly nuanced subject for an alcoholic fruit drink. It can take a lifetime to master, people all over the world dutifully dedicate their lives to learning its many secrets. There is just so much to learn – as proven in our gigantic list of wine facts. Whether you’re just scratching the surface […]
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