Yesterday we held our 'Annual Tasting' - the biggest showcase event for our wines each year. As we closed the doors of the beautiful Trinity House at just after 8.30 last night the whole team were 'abuzz' after a fabulous, exhilarating day of tasting, chatting to the 20 winemakers who came to present their wines and catching up with so many customers and journalists too.
Jancis Robinson has just declared the 2013 RIESLING Trocken Weingut Braunewell as her wine of the week, which obviously we are very pleased about as we think this little gem is a great value (£11.95/10.95)
We’re very pleased that Jancis Robinson has chosen Albert Jané Ubeda’s 2012 Acústic Blanc as her wine of the week. Albert visited us recently in May for our Press tasting (for which Jancis has also coincidentally just published her full tasting notes on her website (www.JancisRobinson.com (paywall) – PDF)
There are not many delivery days until Christmas and New Year are upon us. Even if you’re sat outside the Christmas melée, then why not send a gift to absent friends / family or to anyone for whom you cannot find the perfect electronic gadget or iTunes voucher? They’d so much rather have wine, or gin, or sake, or Port, or whisky…
All of these from our extensive Christmas fizz offer made it into the top choices for the FT from Jancis' recent festive fizz survey: BARNAUT Blanc de Noirs Brut Grand Cru Bouzy "Big and brawny.