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Fantastic February Floorstackers!

As if our 10% deals weren’t enough, we’ve put together some incredible deals on 11 of our most popular, everyday drinking wines. We’re offering enormous savings of up to 20% on customer favourites from Chile, Spain, Australia, South Africa and Italy. Perfect for stacking up high as we prepare to leave the dreaded Dry January far behind…   Click here for our February Floorstackers   Our featured wine offers include:   Chile Condorito Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Tropical and citrus fruits combine in this zesty crowd pleaser. Condorito Merlot 2015 Soft and mellow with plum and...

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Chateau Coupe-Roses – The perfect wine for Valentine’s Day

With their beautiful labels and generous flavours of red and black fruit, the wines of Chateau Coupe-Roses are perfect for a Valentine’s evening in.   A family-run winery   The winery is situated in the tiny village of La Caunette, along the banks of the River Cesse just south of the Montagne Noir, in Languedoc’s Minervois AOC. Granted appellation status in 1985, the area has since benefitted from significant investment in vineyards and equipment and has become a go-to destination for excellent quality and very good value.   Chateau Coupe-Roses is...

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Say it with… Gin!

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and it doesn’t get more romantic than a beautifully-packaged bottle of craft gin and a fun day out visiting a distillery.   Eden Mill’s ‘Love Gin’ is infused with raspberries, raspberry leaves and hibiscus flowers (along with traditional botanicals) to give it a subtle pink hue and mellow flavour - the perfect gift for a gin lover this Valentine’s Day! The boxed gift set includes a 50cl ceramic pottery bottle of Love Gin, a distillery tour pass and two tulip gin...

Winter promotions

Kick start the year with our great winter offers

We’ve got a great selection of winter offers for the start of 2017, with France and the USA our featured countries. You’ll discover bold and expressive reds from the Languedoc and Rhone, together with a host of Californian wines – from Viognier to Zinfandel – offering rich and opulent fruit. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’ve also selected some brilliant value Champagne and sparkling wine, perfect for 14th February proposals!   Take a look at all our winter offers     Charles Smith Eve Chardonnay 2014, Washington – 10%...

China Chateau Changyu Moser XV

Happy New Year (of the rooster)!

Chinese wine isn’t a gimmick. With the wine press abuzz with its potential and the Ningxia government investing serious amounts of money in this quality winegrowing region, the year of the Rooster, which starts on 28 January, could well be the year Chinese wine hits the mainstream.   Introducing Chateau Changyu Moser XV   The very first Chinese winery founded in 1892, Chateau Changyu Moser XV is leading the export charge for Chinese wine and we’re exceptionally proud to represent them in the UK! The present day Chateau was...

2016 VINTAGE REPORT

W&W 2016 vintage report

Global wine production is estimated to be down 5% from last year and much of Europe was marked by adverse climatic conditions. But despite the various challenges, the overall impression of harvest 2016 is one of good – and sometimes even excellent – quality. We’ve spoken to a selection of our producers to hear their thoughts on the vintage…   France   The 2016 harvest was certainly not an easy one in France and production is significantly lower than average, making it one of the smallest harvests in the country...

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Walker & Wodehouse London Spring Tasting 2017

Join us for our annual spring tasting where we will be showcasing 100 favourites from the Walker & Wodehouse portfolio. You will also have the chance to chat with established winemakers from across the globe – stay tuned to find out who will be attending in the New Year!   Highlights of the tasting will include: • Brilliant Bubbles • Spring Whites • New to W&W • Exclusive Suppliers • Spring Promotions • Fine Wine • Spirits   When 7 March 2017 From: 11 am - 4 pm   Where Carousel, 71 Blandford St, Marylebone, London W1U 8AB   To RSVP please contact the Events...

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All Points North – Walker & Wodehouse Spring Tasting with Hatch Mansfield

This year Walker & Wodehouse are teaming up with Hatch Mansfield for the All Points North tasting to showcase an extensive range of some favourites from the portfolio.   Highlights of the Walker & Wodehouse stands will include:   • Brilliant Bubbles • Spring Whites • New to W&W • Exclusive Suppliers • Spring Promotions • Fine Wine • Spirits   When 6 March 2017 From: 10 am - 5 pm   Where The Balmoral Hotel, 1 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2EQ   To RSVP please contact the Events Team at events@walkerwodehousewines.com....

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Walker & Wodehouse Oyster Masterclass & Dinner at The Globe Tavern

A special Oyster Masterclass hosted by Tom Haward, son of renowned 7th generation oysterman Richard Haward. This will be followed by a spectacular feasting menu at The Globe Tavern, curated by Head Chef Luke Hawkins.   When 31 January 2017 Arrival: 5.30pm   Where The Globe Tavern, 8 Bedale St, London SE1 9AL     Please note this is invitation only. Contact the Events Team at events@bibendum-wine.co.uk with any queries....

Port and food

Let’s talk tawny

It doesn’t get more traditional than port, especially at this festive time of year. And we’ve been witnessing a growing appreciation for this delicious fortified wine due to the range of styles it offers and it’s suitability for a host of drinking occasions.   Evidence of this is the excellent growth it has enjoyed over the past five years. In 2010 the category was worth £56m and has grown to an impressive £67m today. The UK is the fifth largest export market for port, and the largest...