“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 […]
On a breezy Friday morning in November, we opened our 214th store in Welwyn Garden City. It’s a brilliant space and we’ve kitted it out with a tasting bar, wine fridges for those looking for something cool, and more importantly we’ve crewed it with three of our best and brightest Wine Gurus – Adam, Neil, and Marek! […]
Here’s a fact for you. Technically, gin could be described as juniper-flavoured Vodka. Gin purists will be baying for my blood for saying that – understandably, because gin is so much more complex and exciting than that – but in the meanest terms it’s true. There are several ways you can make gin. All start […]
It’s fair to say that most of the Majestic family rather enjoy a good quality drink. Wine, we adore. Beer, we’re fascinated by. Spirits? We do. And you know, we’ve done them a while. Basics, really. The odd interesting or local bottle. But mostly the basics. But something changed, and for the better. It began […]