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South Africa Day 1: Hats, heat and er, wine!!

February 21, 2017

Alright, I give in, you’ve got me bang to rights; whilst this does qualify as work, it is not quite the same as sitting in front of a spreadsheet trying to work out prices for the new year and, when you taste wines as good as some of those that crossed our paths today, the term enjoyment does slightly enter the lexicon.

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South Africa Day 1: Hats, heat and er, wine!!


South Africa- The Trailer...

January 24, 2017

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a Wine Merchant in want of a really exciting, exclusive, heart-stoppingly brilliant range of South African wines, needs to get off his fat, lazy, all too well proportioned arse and do something about it.

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South Africa- The Trailer...


New Year, New Brewery, New Beer...

January 18, 2017

We are very pleased to be stocking some of Birmingham's newest craft Beers from local brewery Burning Soul. Having first acquired brewing equipment back in 2014, this is not a spur of the moment decision for Chris & Rich, the big delay has been finding somewhere suitable to brew (anyone familiar with bio-disc water filtration?).

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New Year, New Brewery, New Beer...


Winter Wine Tasting List 2016

October 25, 2016

Here is the list for the Winter Tasting 2016, with appearances from Champagne Gardet, Vina Zorzal, Pfluger, & Kavaklidere Wineries among others.

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Winter Wine Tasting List 2016


More medals than you shake a stick at

September 16, 2016

We are very pleased to announce more awards for two of our new Louisvale wines. The sparkling MCC Rosé was awarded a Gold and the Dominique a Silver at the prestigious International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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More medals than you shake a stick at


Brand New Arrivals: Louisvale wines from Stellenbosch

August 26, 2016

Although the homestand was originally built over a hundred years ago, the first vines were only planted in 1985. With 13 hectares planted entirely with high quality Chardonnay vines, Louisvale made its name as one of the pioneers of South African Chardonnay.

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Brand New Arrivals: Louisvale wines from Stellenbosch