Growers and winemakers in the Loire had cause to be excited while picking the 2015 harvest. Fingers became sticky, tacky residue stuck to the forearms of pickers and tangled the hair on their arms, and skin became stained with the colour of grape juice. That’s an exciting thing, it turns out, because sticky fingers means […]
If you thought that Australians couldn’t give a XXXX about real beers, you could probably be forgiven. Relentless advertising from a small number of big brewers over the years has cemented brands like Fosters as market-leaders, virtually ubiquitous. Those in the know would tell you real Australians know how to make awesome beer, and like […]
At Majestic, we think there’s any excuse for a party. Or for a majestically fine cocktail. In honour of The Queen’s 90th Birthday celebrations, I’ve devised some delicious libations for you to raise a glass and enjoy. If you’re a fan of the mixed drink, you may know that the first written definition of a cocktail comes […]
Our total wine-hero Matias Riccitelli just sent us this comic through in the wee hours of the morning. We’ll forgive him for being a day late, because it is (quite frankly) awesome, and in our mind, EVERY DAY is Malbec Day. Get his incredibly tasty wine online here.
Our Commercial Managing Director Ben Nicholl will run his tenth marathon to raise money for Majestic’s Charity of the Year, which this year is Headway, the brain injury association. Ben has been training hard in preparation to run the London Marathon on Sunday 24th April. A keen runner, Ben has completed the Amsterdam, Brighton, Berlin, […]
Fresh out of Twickenham, meet Naked Ladies. Last year, we ran our very first Oktoberfest – a tremendously exciting and splendid way for us to celebrate Real Ale and Craft Beer. All our stores sourced local beers for our customers to try in store, then cast their vote on their favourites. From those, we short-listed down […]
Just when you thought you’d seen the last of Hawaiian shirts, you wander into a food market in London and have to don your sunglasses to shield from the multicoloured glare. Get closer, and you’ll spot the food they’re serving is brighter than their shirts – in fact, it’s glorious, almost as if it was […]