• In 1962, 19 vine growers from San Marzano whose families had farmed the land for generations, combined their efforts to establish 'Cantine San Marzano'. Through the decades this cooperative has grown significantly, attracting over 1,200 vine growers. This extraordinary Primitvo is deep and complex with flavours of prunes, black cherry jam, spice and tobacco that weave through the full bodied palate with its velvety texture and long, complex finish of cocoa, coffee and vanilla bean. Quite delicious.
  • The Cooperativa Santa Isidro de Pegões is always up among the country's top co-op's and has an excellent portfolio of wines. It was founded in 1958 and the cooperative is made up of 140 winegrowers and has access to over 1100 hectares of vineyard located in the Terras do Sado area of the Setúbal peninsula.  The result is a full flavoured wine with fruity aromas of orange blossom, ginger and ripe fruits which work in harmony with the oak spice.  Rich and opulent on the palate with a creamy vanilla spice, it has a persistent, elegant finish.  
  • Founded by the Mendez Family in 2002 the Pazo do Mar winery is dedicated to the production of Galician wine from native varieties Albariño, Treixadura, Torrontés and Godello Mencia. This great Albariño offers stone fruit characters, delicate spicy nose, citrus characters and a refreshing zesty finish.
  • soft nose with shy scents of red fruits Palate : dry, medium bodied wine with very intense notes of ripe strawberries, red cherries and raspberries
  • Marked bouquet of dried fruits, hazelnut and vinous oak. Complex, uncutous and balanced.
  • Generous bouquet of walnut. Lingering, silky, salty-nutty palate which ends surprisingly dry.
  • Vincent Girardin exists today as one of the smaller Burgundy negociant houses, owning 13 hectares of prime vineyards with contracts to buy high-quality fruit from another 85 hectares, over many of which they have direct control. From a lesser known village this Auxey Duresses 2015 has exceptional ripeness, texture and fine minerality.  
  • Baglio Antico Catarratto Ciello, Natural  Orange Wine, a great value entry point for the Orange wine style. If you are not familiar with orange wines, then this is a great place to start without breaking the budget. Ideal for curries, pork belly and great with a 'Pasta con le Sarde', the classic Sicilian peasant dish from the region
  • This Banyuls 2016 is a Vin Doux Naturel (naturally sweet wine) made from Grenache. Refreshing and spicy with raisiny fruitcake flavours. Enjoy this bottle on its own as a dessert wine, pair with chocolate or a lovely selection of blue cheese.
  • Michele Chiarlo is one of Piedmont's most prestigious winemakers, producing outstanding wines from some of the most exceptional sites in Piedmont, including Barolo’s world famous Cannubi and Cerequio vineyards. Intense and vivid ruby ​​red, slightly garnet on the nail. Rose petals and flavors of iris and musk open the nose, then guided by hints of cherry jam and ripe, elegant tannins, delicate spices and a silky sensation in the mouth.
  • Barolo Cerequio, Michele Chiarlo 2012, Piedmont, Italy £84.00 Michele Chiarlo is one of Piedmont's most prestigious winemakers, producing outstanding wines from some of the most exceptional sites in Piedmont, including Barolo’s world famous Cannubi and Cerequio vineyards. This is a classic Barolo showing layers of leather, cloves and chocolate over a silky texture, elegant, long and beautifully balanced. It has aromas of mature fruits are complemented by hints of wild mint, eucalyptus, herbs and fine spice. Rich on the palate with a tightly woven structure of fine tannins, it shows outstanding elegance and harmony from this truly unique Barolo cru.
  • dark ripe fruit notes, reminiscent of plum, figs and blackcurrants. Full bodied and well balanced
  • Elegant nose of citrus peel and beeswax. Rich aromatic palate. Balanced sweetness refreshed by lively acidity
  • Judith Beck lives amongst her vines, so you can be sure that she’s developed a deep relationship with them. Beck Ink 2019 is a rewarding natural red wine that is very fragrant, light in tannin and has good acidic balance - it's a delicious crisp red and the wine holds a beautiful red-violet "ink" colour.
  • Bergerac Blanc, Moulin des Dames, Château Tour des Gendres 2017 £26

    Unctuous and superbly rich and full-bodied, this is a very ripe expression of a barrel aged Sauvignon Blanc from the Bergerac region of the south of France.

    Complex with flavours of apricot and citrus, it would be perfect with fish in a creamy sauce, shellfish or blue cheese.

  • At Château Lestrille, Estelle Roumage makes modern, fruit-driven wines. The 2015 Bordeaux Rouge is a fresh, aromatic unoaked Claret, showing vibrant aromas of ripe, soft plum and cherry. This Bordeaux Rouge is beautifully structured, with round and silky tannins through to a delicate hint of spice on the finish.
  • Bourgogne Blanc 'Terroir Noble', Vincent Girardin 2017, Burgundy, France £21.50

    Vincent Girardin exists today as one of the smaller Burgundy negociant houses, owning 13 hectares of prime vineyards. This Bourgogne Blanc is, thanks to Burgundy's strict vineyard classifications, something of a bargain as the fruit is all sourced from Puligny, Chassagne and Meursault (hence 'Terroir Noble')    
  • Sublime smoky, leathery, sour cherry aromas over a rich yet silken and pure palate. Top class.
  • Tocco Colline Pescaresi is an organic family farm in Alanno, in the Pescara hills in Abruzzo. This organic Pecorino is bright in colour, intense lemon zest and heaps of minerality. Fresh and very drinkable, also a great food wine.
  • Castelnau de Suduiraut, Sauternes 2013 (37.5cl)

    On 18 April 1855 the estate was classed as a Premier Cru during the official wine classification programme in the Gironde winegrowing area. Voluptuous notes of sugared almonds, acacia honey and candied fruits. True rich elegance of Semillon
  • With 150 years experience at the vineyard, Pinord Seleccion Brut Cava NV is a rich, yet floral traditional method sparkling wine, made from the traditional Catalan grapes of Parellada, Xarel-Lo and Macabeo. It offers fresh apples and a light and elegant finish, and the wine undergoes extended lees ageing to increase its intensity of flavour.
  • This is a wonderful Premier Cru Chablis, vines all planted on Kimmeridgian limestone. The 1er Cru Fourchaume is produced from vines planted between 1942 and 1989. The wine offers vanilla, smoke and sweet cooking spices such as nutmeg alongside wonderful honeyed notes.
  • This classic Chablis come from parcels situated beside the village of Fontenay-Près-Chablis, at the very heart of Chablis’ vineyards. There’s no oak but lots of lively stone fruit and citrus flavours with a mouth-watering, crisp finish and almost chalky minerality, thanks to the old vines chosen to make this fabulous wine.
  • Neal and Judy Ibbotson were pioneers in the Marlborough wine industry, first planting vineyards in the valley in 1978 and then establishing Saint Clair Family Estate in 1994. They own 160 hectares of vineyard in 10 different Marlborough locations chosen specifically for the attributes of their individual "terroir" and ability to produce top quality grapes. Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Chardonnay has aromas of fragrant peach, toasted hazelnut and cinnamon spice with smoky nuances. The palate is round and full with nectarine, vanilla, nutmeg and a gentle touch of coconut. Drinking beautifully now, this wine will continue to evolve and reward over the next five years with careful cellaring.
  • This excellent Wine from Domaine Michel Niellon has all of the complexity and richness you would expect from this stellar producer. Notes of lime and crunchy green apple mingle with salty oyster shells, carpentry workshops and gun smoke. Think lobster or langoustines to match with this outstanding Burgundy, which also offers clean minerality to balance its rich complexity - a brilliant Wine.
  • Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru ‘Morgeot’ Domaine Gagnard-Delagrange 2017 £70 A rich and elegant wine, delivering exactly what you'd expect and more from such a well-established domaine. Complex floral and white fruit aromas married to toasted almonds and buerre noisette lead to a palate of crisp summer apples and juicy green pears, white nectarines and honey-blossom. The finish is an exquisite journey through lightly toasted nuts, rich buttery complexity, freshly grated nutmeg and long, bright acidity. Country: France Region: Burgundy Grape: Chardonnay Volume: 75cl  ABV: 13% Vintage: 2017 Food pairing: White Burgundy, with its rich texture and toasted flavours, pairs well with white fish and shellfish, and its naturally high acidity can counterbalance cream-based sauces. Oak-aging lends itself well to grilled fish, starches, butter, and toasted nuts.  
  • The delightful Domaine de L’Herbe Sainte, in the Eastern Minervois, is just on the edge of the delightful small village of Mirepeisset. Bright, deep red with a very typical nose of black fruit, black olive, cedar and garrigue. On the palate, a dense fruit led wine with well-integrated tannins and the same, delicious rich southern range of aromas.
  • Chateau Siaurac is the most important property of Lalande de Pomerol, and its vineyard is in a single, contiguous plot. It is the largest estate of the appellation and is comprised of 46 hectares of planted vine. On the palate, the spectacular 2014 vintage Chateau Siaurac offers generous fruity hints that can be compared to those of a Pomerol with heady aromas of damson, overripe plum, raisin and leather. The tannins are fine and chalky. This wine carries a long finish which is both scented and elegant with mineral accents.
  • Since the 17th century, Château Fortia has passed down its traditions and know-how to make renowned wines within one of the world’s most famous appellations. The Tradition is a distinguished wine offering intense and seductive aromas of ripe red berried fruits enhanced by smoky notes and subtle spice. Full and rich on the palate with an opulent texture carrying flavours of wild strawberry, pepper, graphite and fresh liquorice through to a long silky finish. This is full of elegance and finesse.  
  • Château Lestrille is located in the small town of St. Germain du Puch, on the northern point of Entre-deux-Mers. The Entre-deux-Mers is one of Bordeaux’s largest appellations, and translates as “between two seas,” signifying its positions between the large Garonne and Dordogne rivers. This great Bordeaux Blanc from a wonderful producer offers cut grass on the nose with plenty of apple and honey on the palate and an ace oily texture, ripe rich stone fruits with lemongrass notes.  
  • An elegant wine of great complexity, with citrus aromas enveloped in layers of minerality and herbal nuances. On the palate, this wine is full-flavoured with a creamy texture, powerful and long. White wine for red wine drinkers
  • Just 350 bottles of the scarce 2017 vintage came to the UK, with volumes drastically reduced by the drought in the Western Cape but these hardy old vines with their deep roots weathered the worst and though fewer grapes grew, those that did gave intensely concentrated flavours, which you'll find in this marvellous Chenin. Low in alcohol but high in flavour and reward. Love at first taste. Frangipani, citrus blossom overlaying a grippy, savoury light-bodied wine. Just brilliant.  
  • Domaine Grosbois is a 9 hectare Domaine run by two brothers, Nicolas and Sylvain. Their family vineyard is located at a place called “The Pressoir” Panzoult in the Chinon appellation in the heart of the Loire Valley. La Cuisine de ma Mère is designed for food-friendly drinking. In its flush of youth, this wine shows pleasingly complex savoury notes on the nose, alongside plush dark brambles. Bags of juice for the money!
  • Cuvee Athanor Domaine Jean Foillard 2015 A unique and rare cuvée, Athanor is the fruit of extremely attentive viticulture and natural vinification. It was crafted in 2015 instead of the famous 3.14 cuvée which isn't produced every year. Its depth and intensity are delightful, as is its capacity for aging. Another shining example from Jean Foillard of the magic that can be achieved with Gamay. Country: France  Region: Beaujolais  Grape: Gamay Volume: 75cl  ABV: 16%  Vintage: 2015 Suitable for Vegans: Yes  Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes Food Pairing: Roasted lamb with rosemary and thyme, creamy potato gratin and honey-gazed roasted root vegetables.
  • The Gallimard family, producers of Champagne from father to son for 6 generations, develop their Champagnes with the greatest respect for tradition and modern winemaking. This Blanc de Noirs Champagne is made up of 30 % of Reserve Wine and 10 % soléra of 6 vintages. Light gold in colour, this is a full bodied, but beautifully well balanced wine that shows ripe citrus and hints of tropical fruit on the nose, and a refreshing palate with a creamy and moreish texture.  It’s full and rich but also vibrant and aromatic, exceptional value for money. This is an excellent aperitif, but will match very well with scallops or Asian inspired fish dishes.
  • Dafní Psarades, 2020, Lyrakakis Wines, Crete £16.50 This wonderfully unique wine is from a single area vineyard producing an ancient grape, rescued by the estate. Aromas of Laurel, rosemary, & notes of citrus & blossom, the wine is also vegan.