Monday 4 February 2008

Spring is here!

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Well, perhaps not in terms of weather, but certainly in terms of Majestic’s promotions! We’ve just loaded all of our new offers on to the website. The new list (which is available for download) will be mailed out later this week and should arrive with customers by the weekend. It includes deals such as 20% off the South […]

Friday 1 February 2008

Winter offers end on Monday

Monday is the last day to take advantage of our winter offers. The ‘generic’ 20% off New Zealand, 20% off Chile, and 20% off California deals will be ending along with most of our other offers. The website will update around 4pm on Monday with our new Spring offers, which are valid in-store from Tuesday morning until mid-April.

Tuesday 29 January 2008

One of our more interesting everyday wines

It’s one of the minor frustrations in being a wine-seller that sometimes the wines we’re proudest of are the most difficult to sell, either because thay are available only in small quantities, are from lesser-known regions, or perhaps appear esoteric and obscure.   One such wine that I’ve drunk recently (having returned to it again and again) is Sassaiolo from the Marche region of Italy. It’s a blend of Sangiovese and […]

Thursday 24 January 2008

Caronne Ste-Gemme Vendange Report

We’ve just posted the latest staff article over on Piers Marter, who only joined Majestic a few months before the trip, writes about his experiences helping with the harvest at Château Caronne Ste-Gemme in Bordeaux. The opportunity to spend a week helping with the vendange is one of the more unusual staff “benefits” at Majestic. A week-long working holiday helping in the vineyard and […]

Tuesday 22 January 2008

Welcome to the Majestic Wine Blog

Welcome to our new blog, the best way to keep up to date with what’s happening in the world of Majestic! We’ll be keeping this blog up-to-date with details of interesting new arrivals and offers, articles about wine from our Managers and news from the world of wine, plus a special section for what’s happening with our En Primeur offers. The blog is maintained by […]