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.
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
Thanks to the Anchor Bleu, Bosham and The Stags Head, Westbourne for inviting us to team up with them for a “tour of great food and wine from Spain” during November. Both events were fully booked and there was a great buzz. The noise increased with the enjoyment of the food and wine, which meant we didn’t talk too much about the wines! Food ranged from fish dishes, to pinchos morunos (small skewers of … Read More
Ridgeview Bloomsbury 2010 Asked to choose the ultimate English sparkling wine to match a perfect English summer day, David Williams (wine writer for The Sunday Observer) selected Ridgeview Bloomsbury 2010. “made in the same way and from the same grape varieties as champagne, and sharing some of the classic patisserie-shop aromas, but with a distinctive, almost piercing brightness that is utterly refreshing…the ever-excellent Ridgeview’s house blend” (Observer 4 Aug 2013). Interestingly, he quotes that it is … Read More