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Spring Wine!

We are now decidedly in the heart of spring, and the first rays of summer are starting to tease us outside in an attempt to imbibe as much Vitamin D as possible. Many of the wild flowers have started to peek their way through, the ground nesting Skylarks have returned their song to the commons,…

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Wines we Love…

Lovamor ​is made from 60-120 year old Albillo Mayor vines, a grape rescued from the brink of extinction, its appearance is slightly opaque and rose-tinted thanks to its natural production and one week skin contact. It starts off with a little cooked apricot and honeysuckle leading to a slightly savoury and, dare I say, funky forest-floor note, all woven…

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What is ‘Grower Champagne’ and why should we love it?

When choosing a bottle of Champagne it is very easy to be seduced by expensive and luxurious marketing from the big international name brands such as Moët et Chandon or Veuve Clicquot. But there is much more to this beguiling French wine; where small production and high quality are celebrated over brand identity. These are…

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A Drink On The Wild Side, Mills Brewing.

A Drink On The Wild Side “Fundamentally, it just feels right to be encouraging wild fermentation in a place where we are surrounded by nature,”- Gen Mills   Some try to keep nature at bay, to control, to dominate it. Jonny and Gen Mills take a rather different approach, from their small brewery in-between Berkeley…

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Don’t Laugh But Rosé is the Perfect Winter Wine

As soon as the month of September slips into the early days of October, rosé wine – a close friend throughout the summer months – is abruptly forgotten in favour of robust reds or hearty whites. But surely we are missing a trick here? Drinking rosé in the summer we are often than not favouring…

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Christmas Day Wine Guide!

The festive season is almost upon us and that means getting together with friends and family to indulge in great food and (of course) wine. Here are some of our favourite wines that we believe will complement your Christmas and New Year festivities this year.   Aperitif All good festivities should start with a glass…

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Madeira Day, Friday 4th November 2022

“Pass the Port? Actually, I’ll have a glass of Madeira…” The Island of Madeira is located about 400 miles off the coast of north Africa in the Atlantic Ocean and has, for the past 500 years, been producing some of the best fortified wines in the world.  Malvasia was the first grape to be introduced…

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