2018 Big News in Burgundy

A reported ‘21% increase in production in 2018 versus last year’ in Burgundy and Beaujolais is being welcomed with open arms by Majestic’s loyal customer base. After half a decade of below-par harvests, supplies and prices have been squeezed across the French region – with signs that many customers have taken the option to look […]

Exploring New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Look for a definition of a premium New World wine region and New Zealand will be your answer. Viticulture there dates back to 1836, when Scottish-born oenologist (and father of Australian Wine) James Busby started planting vines on his estate in Waitangi, but it was in the early 1970s that Brancott Estate (then Montana) first […]

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

1 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 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 […]

Majestic’s Definition range triumphs at awards

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 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 […]