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Miguel Merino Rioja Spain

Miguel Merino – Rioja with heart and soul

The UK’s love affair with Rioja continues and it is still listed as the country’s favourite wine region, with 16% of consumers preferring these Spanish reds.   Situated in Briones, in the heart of Rioja Alta, Miguel Merino produces no ordinary Rioja. Working in the wine trade, Miguel always dreamt of owning his own small ‘bodega’ and Briones provided the perfect location: old, steep vineyards of Tempranillo grapes, chalky soil and a climate with a marked Atlantic influence. “It is very hilly and produces wines that are...

Coates & Seely english wine

Coates & Seely ‘Britagne’ joins our portfolio

As sales of English sparkling wine continue to flourish, we are delighted to announce the arrival of Coates & Seely to our portfolio. From the original idea in 2007, Christian Seely and Nicolas Coates are today proud custodians of a Hampshire vineyard they have restored and developed, in partnership with the vineyard’s owner, Daphne Cunningham.   Nestled deep in the North Downs, the original 20 acre ‘Wooldings’ vineyard has been extended to include an additional 18 acres, planted to Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.   The two sites...

Spring Tasting

London: 7 March, 41 Portland Place, W1B 1QH ; 11am-4pm Edinburgh : 8 March, Balmoral Hotel, EH2 2EQ ; 11am-4pm - We will be featuring a range of both new and exclusive wines at our Spring Tastings this March.  New additions to the portfolio include sparkling wines from Hampshire producer, Coates and Seely together with Canadian producers; Norman Hardie and Stratus. The tasting will feature 2015 vintage wines from Babich (New Zealand) and Spier (South Africa), together with a great range of exclusive labels from both the new and old world. Aside from...

2015 Promotions

For our very first Christmas list we’ve put together a great range of 7 for 6 and 10% case deal offers, working with our suppliers to bring you the very best at this key trading time. Our offers are now live and will run until 31 December 2015.. Brilliant promotions abound from both the New World and Europe, together with magnums for gifting and Champagne gift packs. Spirits and craft beers also feature strongly, with some great new products that will add interest and depth to...

Autumn Tasting

Join Walker & Wodehouse Wines this September for an exclusive journey through our exciting and comprehensive range. Supplying the independent trade, our portfolio ranges from exclusive entry level wines to respected brands, coupled with an impressive collection of fine wines – not to mention our craft beer and spirits offering. As a newly re-launched, historic wine merchant, the Walker & Wodehouse AutumnTastings offer a journey of discovery. With producers like Paul Jaboulet Aîné, Finca Las Moras and Royal Tokaji, to Ironstone, Catena and Spier, this is a...

Walker & Wodehouse at London Wine Fair

Headline Tastings on stand E40       Monday 18th May 11-12noon – “Marlborough Unearthed” with Babich Wines In celebration of Babich’s 100th vintage, Dinah Kinnear will present a range of Babich Sauvignon Blancs hailing from different Marlborough microclimates. Wairau and Awatere, and Waihopai Valleys will feature. 3-4pm – Join Frans Smit, Spier Wines, Head Cellarmaster for a vertical tasting of Creative Block 2 and Creative Block 3 This tasting will showcase Creative Block 2 - a Bordeaux Blend sourced from coastal vineyards in Tygerberg, Stellenbosch and Darling - together with its...