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More Ginned against than Ginning – World Gin Day 11th June

0.0 00 The 11th of June is quite literally one of my favourite days in the calendar. Better than birthdays, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve.  Why? Because it’s an entire day given over to the celebration of one of Britain’s favourite libations: Gin. Gin has a truly fascinating place in the British psyche – it’s […]

Discover Chandon and win a Chandon experience at the British Grand Prix

1.0 01 Like many wine-growing countries on the American continent, Argentina was introduced to the vine by missionaries needing wine for their rituals – sacramental wine.  Today, Argentina has established itself as a serious wine-making country. Once a land of over-baked table wines, pioneers such as Nicolas Catena and Moët & Chandon saw the potential […]

Top 3 Chardonnays for International Chardonnay Day

5.0 01 May 26th is International Chardonnay Day for 2016.  But it could also be the 23rd, and we saw someone in Australia saying it’s the 21st – so we’ve decided to make a week of it! Once the victim of fashion, like a pop-song that you’d listened to five hundred times too many, Chardonnay is […]

Majestic’s Definition range triumphs at awards

5.0 01 With SATs in the news, students knuckling down for exams and even Eurovision, this month is all about tests and competitions.  May is very important for the wine trade – May is the month of results! Yesterday, the results of the International Wine Challenge (www.internationalwinechallenge.com) and Decanter World Wine Awards (www.decanter.com/decanter-awards) were announced.  […]