Romance is in the air and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. The brilliant chaps at The Lakes Distillery in Cumbria have come up with some absolutely delicious libations to enjoy with your Valentine. Cupid has put his twist on some classic cocktails with these fantastic Cumbrian spirits! Grapefruit Fizz Ingredients 50ml The Lakes Gin […]
Growing up, there was a permanent feature of my parent’s living room – a Jeroboam of Mercier champagne. It sat, ornament-like, at the side of a feature fireplace we never lit. It had been a gift, and like many ‘special’ gifts, it had never been opened. There had never been an occasion that seemed to […]
Customer feedback means a lot to us. It helps us know what we’ve done well and what you like, or what you think we could do better. We want to bring you the best wine experience we can, so your opinion matters. Last October we made a huge change to the way you buy wine […]
Last year, we sent a group of intrepid Majestic Wine Gurus on an adventure of a lifetime – to visit South East Australia with Wines of Australia. We asked Greig, Store Manager in our Newcastle store, to share his experiences. It started with a short flight. And then a delay. And then a long flight […]
“Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o’ the pudding-race! Aboon them a’ yet tak your place, Painch, tripe, or thairm: Weel are ye wordy o’a grace As lang’s my arm.” – Robert Burns, Address To A Haggis Haggis and Burns Night are like Champagne and Hogmanay (or New Year’s Eve for those sassenachs […]
Welcome to the Majestic Trend Report 2016! Check out our infographic below to discover what our customers loved in 2015, and what we think will be big in 2016! What do you think the big wine trends will be this year? Let us know on Facebook, Twitter, or in the comments below!
It’s difficult not to swan-dive into pretension when describing wine in the same terms as music – let alone naming your wine after a musical device. So I’m not even going to try to avoid it. If we go there, we go full-tilt, I’m even bringing art into it; the word quixotic may appear. In […]
To call December a ‘busy’ month for the wine trade is a bit like calling the Shard ‘tall and pointy’ or the North Sea ‘a bit chilly’. That’s to say, heroic understatement – but a fantastic thing – and you helped make it that way. We’d like to thank all of our customers who came to […]