Bulgarian Wine Dinner

What a way to start the month of May! Last Thursday we had a wonderful wine dinner hosted by our Bulgarian importer Georgi and two of his winemaker friends, Petar and Radostin. It was such an educational and tasty evening as we learnt about the Bulgarian wine industry along with all of their journeys into the […]

James from Snapper Rock

Say hi to James from Snapper Rock vineyard, Marlborough New Zealand. ! It was great that James could take 5 to say hi and tell us about the 2024 harvest of Sauvignon Blanc. Can’t wait to taste it..! Can’y wait? Check out our six bottle Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc case which includes the mouthwatering Snapper Rock […]

Meet Marina Girelli

March is about celebrating the native grapes of Sicily and organic producer Azienda Agricola Cortese, with that we caught up with Marina Girelli to find out what bought her to the wine industry and her story. 1) Do you come from a family of wine producers? Winemaking has been my family’s passion for three generations. […]

Saturday Tasting Bench Saturday 9th March

The discovery of Sicily continues…. With this Saturday we are tasting something special for Mothers Day. Each year only a small amount of this wine is produced, Cortese Vanedda Bianco £19.99 which is a blend of cattaratto and grillo.  Great care is taken from berry selection in the vineyard where everything is carried out by hand. The wine […]

Saturday Tasting Bench – 2nd March

Saturday 2nd March 2024 This Saturday we are tasting a widely grown white grape, that is used for the famous Marsala wine produced on the western side of the island. There are different clones of Catarratto grape and this wine is produced with rare and rediscovered clone, Catarratto Lucido. Cortese Nostrum Catarratto Lucido £16.99 Organically […]

Celebrating Sicily For March!

For the Month of March we are celebrating the wines of Sicily and discovering the native grapes. Sicily is a beautiful island that offers diversity through its complex volcanic soil structure, mirco climates and the raw grape in which it is made. Each Saturday Tasting Bench will be dedicated to exploring Sicilian wines. We are […]