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Henners- Top of the Pops

Henners Brut 2010 When we say “Top of the Pops”, we’re not referring to cheap alco-pops but rather cork popping, classy and stylish, hand-crafted English Sparkling Wine that gives Champagne a real run for its money (and hey, ‘Top of the …

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South Africa in the papers

Fab wines with great reviews that speak for themselves: Percheron Old Vine Cinsault: Wines of the Week by David Williams at the Observer (add this to the Wine Merchant – best value red award… what a winner!) And speaking of Cinsault, …

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It’s got to be Henners for English Wine Week

The best way to celebrate English Wine Week  (28th May – 5th June… just in time for Spring Bank Holiday) is to pop the cork from a bottle of Henners English sparkling wine – there’s 3 to choose from too! “In …

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New World Brag Bag

We’ve got a few awards to shout about from the southern shores (not in any specific order…): Spioenkop Riesling 2015 – Silver @ Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 (note/ this is the first time this winery has entered a wine into …

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Domaine J.Laurens Le Moulin Brut – Wine of the Week

“A distinguished wine and great value too, I cannot think of a better sparkling wine at this price”. Quentin Sadler After a whole week in Languedoc, Quentin Sadler chose J.Lauren’s Le Moulin Brut as his Wine of the Week. Produced using the méthode traditionnelle, J.Laurens’ …

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Opera Wine celebrates Italy’s ‘Finest Italian Wines – 100 great producers’

This event, organised by Wine Spectator, was held in the Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Verona on 9th April – the start of the wine fair Vinitaly. Now in its fifth year, Opera Wine celebrates 100 great Italian producers, each of …

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Double-Barrelled Burgundy in Scotland

Last June, the winemaker of Vallet Frères, Bernard Vallet, visited the merchant Kirkness & Gorie in Orkney and did something that hadn’t been attempted for nearly a hundred years: bottled a barrel (300 bottles) of Bourgogne Rouge in the shop. …

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Boutinot Les Coteaux Schisteux – Wine of The Week

Writing for The Guardian, wine expert David Williams commended Domaine Boutinot for its wines, describing them as “consistently good, polished without losing their appealing wildness… both La Côte Sauvage Cairanne 2-12 and Les Coteaux Schisteux, from the neighbouring village of Séguret, …

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Gewurztraminer Grand Cru Brand

“Wine co-operatives are not always the best sources of good wine” says Andy Cronshaw in Manchester Evening News, “however there are more than several exceptions to this and one of them is the ever-reliable Cave de Turckheim”. Cave de Turckheim Grand …

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Cadus – Argentina – NEW AGENCY

Introducing our new Agency: CADUS Malbec has become Argentina’s flagship grape variety and in the Uco Valley it has found a perfect habitat. In the shadow of the Andes where the vineyards vary in altitude and soil type, the Uco …