Blog

La France Profonde

La France Profonde

Posted by Jill on 9th Aug 2020

From Normandy we travelled south to Gascony, in search of some new crisp, fresh white wines. It really is a beautiful, tranquil area of gently rolling hills, small bastide villages and blue skies. The … read more
Sourcing in the time of the "new normal"

Sourcing in the time of the "new normal"

Posted by Tim on 2nd Aug 2020

We are on our way to find new wines for our range. Brittany Ferries have done a superb job in reorganising how they load and unload the ferry - it takes longer, but people are well spread out. Moreove … read more
Dreaming of getting away?

Dreaming of getting away?

Posted by Tim on 27th May 2020

Here are 6 suggestions for cities that make a great weekend break - and wines to make you think of themBordeauxA wonderful city to visit. Historic buildings, fine wine, buzzing brasseries, the world's … read more
A perfect match

A perfect match

Posted by Tim on 30th Apr 2020

I like to say that the produce of a region is often a great match for it's wine. It's certainly true that a full Sauvignon from the Loire is a great match for goats cheese from the region. I al … read more
In praise of real oak

In praise of real oak

Posted by Tim on 14th Jan 2020

Barrel fermented white wines are a real treat. One that I'd forgotten about until a summer spent visiting small growers in France. Artisan winemakers generally select some of their best grapes to m … read more