Domaine du Gringet: a jewel from Savoie

Today sees the launch of a range of wines from both a producer and grape variety which are new to our portfolio. Catriona Felstead MW introduces Domaine du Gringet – until now, a well-kept secret of the Savoie. On a Friday in January this year, I found myself standing, ankle-deep in snow, in one of […]

Summer showstoppers: deliciously mature Rioja

Buyer Catriona Felstead MW tells the story behind one of her favourite summer-friendly reds – one that pairs perfectly with barbecued meats and hard cheeses  2010 Viña Bosconia Tinto, Reserva, Bodegas López de Heredia  What’s the story behind the wine?   Founded in 1877, Bodegas López de Heredia is one of the most iconic producers in […]

Rioja at a glance

Senior Buyer Catriona Felstead MW talks us through the different regions that comprise Rioja DOCa. She tells us there’s more to Rioja than its famous mature oaked reds.  When you think of Rioja, chances are you’re thinking of a very specific style of wine. It’s one of those regions that’s almost a brand name in its own […]

A closer look: our 2020 Provence rosé

The latest vintage of our Own Selection Provence rosé is here, made for us by Ch. la Mascaronne. Catriona Felstead, our Senior Buyer, takes a closer look at a delicious summer-friendly wine.   2020 Berry Bros. & Rudd Provence rosé What is it?  Our own-label Provence rosé is a dry, pale pink wine made from a blend of Grenache, Cinsault, […]