The Truth About Grenache

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Grenache. Garnacha. Cannonau. By whatever name you call it, it’s a grape worth knowing about. 20 years ago it was the second most-planted red grape in the world. It has now been overtaken by Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. It produces fruity, sweet-tasting wines with rich texture. It’s becoming increasingly fashionable. […]

Your weekend at Majestic – Spotlight on California

4 / 5 ( 1 vote ) It’s Independence Day on the 4th of July.  This means it’s the perfect time for our USA Spotlight Tasting. Almost perfect, anyway.  Strikes in Californian ports delayed the arrival of some amazing new wines.  We’ve worked around the clock to get them in time for the Spotlight Tasting. One highlight is Chronic […]

Top 10 Wines For International Chardonnay Day

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 their masterpiece. […]