Churchill Vintage Port 2014

  Churchill Vintage Port 2014 Founded in 1981 by Johnny Graham, Churchill Graham was the first independent port shipper to arrive on the scene in more than fifty years. The overall style of Churchill’s wines are rich, concentrated and with plenty of backbone and flesh. Terroir and grape quality are paramount in Johnny’s philosophy and, since…

Mas de Daumas 2015 En Primeur

EN PRIMEUR 2015 Rouge AN ICONIC LANGUEDOC ESTATE Created in the 1970’s by Aîmé and Véronique Guibert, this world-renowned Languedoc estate is situated in the Haut Vallée du Gassac, near Aniane. What makes Mas de Damas Gassac so special is its exceptional and unique terroir, which was originally discovered by the academic geographer, Henry Enjalbert. He found,…

Beaujolais-Villages Nouveau 2016 Château de Grandmont

RELEASE DATE: Thursday, 17th November “A wonderfully exciting late vintage – as good as the brilliantly balanced 2013!” AN IMPORTANT VINTAGE THAT WILL MAKE EXCEPTIONALLY FINE NOUVEAU WINES Way back in late May and early June, things were not looking too rosy for the growers in Beaujolais. A    really damp and grey May was followed…

A Master of Wine Favourite

In Situ Reserva Carmenere Aconcagua Valley, Chile – favourite wine: Bill Gunn MW “Intense red in colour with violet highlights Aromas of red fruit, spices, smoke and forest tones lead to a palate that’s soft and fruity with ripe tannins, a silky texture and great elegance.” In Situ Carmenère is produced with grapes grown on…

October – A Taste of Rioja

Our mixed case for October is in support of ‘Shop Rioja’, a promotion held each year by Rioja Wines. Offered at trade inc. VAT this is a super case (x12 bottles) of mixed wines from Rioja (funnily enough). 4 bottles each of Lopez de Haro Rioja Crianza (“this wine is a steal” Parker 91 points),…

Crumbs Magazine, October 2016

Crumbs Magazine, October 2013 ‘Ask the Expert’ Section; advice on those who might be starting out in the wine business plus top tips on food and wine matching (and opinions on Brexit) straight from Chris Piper and John Earle.

New: Great Value Pinot Noir SE Australia & California

Whale Point Pinot Noir 2015 , South Eastern Australia 13% ABV This Pinot Noir from South East Australia is a pale ruby red in colour with a soft nose of redcurrants and red cherries. The palate is very smooth with a core of red fruit flavours and sweet spices supported by supple tannins giving structure…

New: Gluten-Free Beer from Damm

Made with the collaboration of Ferran Adrià and the team of sommeliers from the world-famous El Bulli restaurant in Spain, this heady, spicy beer has been specially developed to accompany the whole range of flavours and spices used in modern cuisine. It is floral on the nose, with a yeasty tang and sweet spice –…

New: Toro Sherry Barrel-Aged Beer

New : Toro Sherry Barrel-Aged Beer. TORO is the result of a great research and development effort between the Osborne Group and Premium Beers From Spain. After two years of intensive testing this beer has found the essence of TORO transferred into a red beer, refreshing, full-bodied and easy to drink. The main feature of…

New Look for Christopher Piper Wines

Having changed our logo earlier this year we thought it was time our retail shop also had a facelift. We’ve ‘done away’ with the blue of the last 30 years and have gone a classic, elegant and timeless ‘shade of grey’. Come and find us, have a browse of our great range of wines and…