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Buyer’s Choice Double Bill – Gewurztraminer & Barbera

0.0 00 You wait a whole week for a wine Buyer’s recommendation, and then two come along at once.  It’s a double bill for you to try in-store this weekend, alongside – no doubt – some really excellent bin-end wine bargains. Both of these wines were sourced by Suzie, who has both Alsace and Italy […]

Meet The Winemaker: Brent Marris, Marisco, New Zealand

0.0 00 Brent Marris is one of New Zealand’s most successful winemakers. He has been involved in winemaking since aged 12, when he began helping on his father’s vineyards. That was in 1973. By 1978, Montana Wines – now Brancott Estate – had recruited the Marris family as their first contract growers. From then on, […]

Top 10 Wines For International Chardonnay Day

0.0 00 Chardonnay. Victim of fashion, champion of versatility, or destroyer of variety? It’s been the darling of the wine world, then the scourge. It was everywhere, then it was everywhere. It is the most versatile grape variety planted worldwide. It is a blank canvas on which the winemaker can daub the terroir and paint […]

Manager’s Mixed Case – Gavin, Edinburgh Causewayside

5.0 03 Meet Gavin, Store Manager of our Edinburgh Causewayside store.  Gavin has been manager in Causewayside for just over a year, after a turn leading the team in Stirling. Like many ‘Old-School’ Majestic sites, our Causewayside store used to be a garage, but few can lay claim to being in a listed, Art-Deco building!  It’s nestled in […]