Learn More About Wine…

We are keen to bring wines from smaller producers to a wider audience and so here is where we’ll share news of our discoveries, let you know about our Tastings and other Events and give you information which will help you get even more pleasure from wine.

Time for Tasting

Time for Tasting at Selbourne Wine Society We were delighted to be invited by the Selbourne Wine Society to give a Spanish Wine Tasting recently. Over 60 members of the Society attended and what an enthusiastic and knowledgeable group they are! We selected the wines to provide a vinous “Tour of Spain”, showing wines from all four corners of Spain (so to speak), over the course of an evening at Selbourne Village Hall. November … Read More

English Sparkling Wine beats Champagne!

Ridgeview Bloomsbury from Sussex has beaten some top Champagnes in a recent Blind Tasting for Which? Magazine (Dec 2013). It scored 78% beating Moet & Chandon and Veuve Cliquot! Made from the same grapes as in Champagne, by the same process, so it is champagne in all but name! It is great news that English Sparkling wines are now not only world beaters but good value as well. Check out our price for Ridgeview Bloomsbury at … Read More

Christmas Wine Tasting news

What a buzz at our recent Tasting with new arrivals, Cuvee de Cair (Ribera del Duero) and Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc (Stellenbosch) amongst the best sellers. Talented top NZ wine maker, Simon Waghorn’s Astrolabe Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir were star performers whilst from Spain Luis Cañas Selección de la Familia Rioja Reserva, Bestue Finca Rableros (Somontano) and organic Floral de Uncastellum were strong red wine favourites. Barton wines from Walker Bay South Africa were also … Read More

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