Nettie Viognier

McManis Nettie Viognier 2013

I’ve had a bit of a Viognier craze recently.  I’ve had worse crazes.  It started with a wine from the … »


Heidsieck Monopole Blue Top

There’s a bewildering array of Champagnes available, and then there’s an extra complication of the price discounts and offers that … »

atlantis wine

Atlantis Santorini

Santorini is a wonderful place.  It’s a beautiful island in the Greek Cyclades, well, more like the remains of an … »

heretat el padruell

Heretat el Padruell Cava NV

The love of fizz over Christmas doesn’t seem to be going away and whilst the supermarkets slug it out over … »

Sol Lucet Japanese Wine

Sol Lucet Koshu 2013

Marks and Spencer is stocking some interesting wines these days.  They’re shopping in a wider world than the average supermarket.  … »

Lidl Brunello

Lidl Brunello di Montalcino

Having had some success in Lidl‘s French aisle and with Aldi‘s Exquisite range I thought I’d give Lidl’s Italian range … »