Christmas & New Year Special 2021 – Sparklers and Whites

Christmas & New Year Special 2021 - Sparklers and Whites It is crucial to get organised in the run-up to Christmas and the New Year and it won’t surprise you to hear that wine is at the top of my to-do list. Over the next two weeks, I have picked out the 40 most exciting wines from the best independent wine merchants and supermarkets across the…

MoneyWeek Wine Club – December

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Collection of Six Tremendous Christmas Wines from Tanners Wine Merchants (t) 01743 234455 (w) www.tanners-wines.co.uk (e) sales@tanners-wines.co.uk A mixed case of 12 bottles (2 of each of the wine) is priced at £155.00 (saving £15.70 on the full prices) While there is a classic pair of Burgundies in this month’s…

MoneyWeek Christmas Special – 6 epic wines for ultimate celebrations

MoneyWeek Christmas Special 2006 Billecart-Salmon, Le Clos Saint Hilaire Brut, Champagne, France (approx. £350.00, www.hedonism.co.uk, www.thefinestbubble.com).  I was fortunate to be invited to a tasting of every vintage of Le Clos Saint Hilaire since the inaugural 1995, and it was an eye-popping event.  A preview of the 2006 release, this tasting…

Vineyard Magazine – December 2021 – Goodwill to all wine lovers

Vineyard December 2021 Goodwill to all wine lovers www.vineyardmagazine.co.uk  I have decided to perform a radical U-turn in this year’s December column, so you will see no sparkling wines and no gift boxes whatsoever opposite.  I am taking a stand against over-elaborate packaging, which will stay this way forever.  Less is definitely more in…

Stock up ahead of the rush with some beautiful wines this week

Some big deals this week as we start to think about stockpiling for the festive season.  The recipes mentioned in the text below come from TheHairy Bikers' Everyday Winners book which is serialised today in Weekend Magazine. 2020 Pouilly-Fumé, Les Clos du Matin, Loire, France (£15.99, reduced to £10.00 from 1-15 December, Waitrose).   This…