Our First Grape Of The Month – Grenache

Grenache makes gamey wines with flavours of strawberries, raspberry, spice and hints of pepper. Often blended with other wines but can make very good wines on its own. Displays ripe sweetness, herbs and spices. Best known for Chateauneuf Du Pape it thrives in France’s southern Rhone Valley and vineyards all over the world which enjoy the […]

New Wines at The Grape Store

Poggio Argentiera, Bellamarsilia, Morellino di Scansano

There are several organic, biodynamic and natural wines to be added to the list in the coming weeks and this news section will be getting a well deserved update with more postings. We promise to keep you in touch with what’s new and tasting great! We kick off with a Tuscan treat from Poggio Argentiera and their Bellamarsilia, […]

Chamonix Pinot Noir Reserve 2010 – Decanter Winner

Chamonix Pinot Noir Reserve 2010

Complex red fruit and sour cherry aromas with a savoury smokiness, forest floor and light creosote notes. Wonderful, earthy palate with lively, delicate strawberry and morello cherry. Ethereal, hiding deceptive power and intensity. Superb! Gottfried Mocke is in the press again with his Pinot Noir, already heralded by Platters South African Wine Guide as a […]

Patrick Piuze Chablis

Patrick Piuze Terroir de Fye Chablis 2010

Wine critic Tim Aitkin has been quite rightly singing the praises of  Chablis producer Patrick Piuze. His excellent 2014 Terroir De Fye is available here at The Grape Store for £17.99. The equally astounding 2010 vintage follows.

The Grape Store at The Rock Tavern

The Rock Tavern

The Grape Store is delighted to be supplying wines to the recently opened Rock Tavern near Stourport in Worcestershire. Good food deserves good wine and you can now find both here! If you are local to the area watch this space for forthcoming tasting events which will be hosted by The Grape Store at the Rock.

Decanter Fine Wine Review 2011 – Landmark Hotel London

Philipponnat Non Dose Royale Reserve NV

I made my annual pilgrimage to London’s swanky Landmark Hotel to enjoy Decanter Magazine’s flagship tasting event of the year. This year, I managed to secure a ticket to the Krug Champagne masterclass, so it is safe to say that I was looking forward to the day with unbridled schoolboy excitement! All 8 of the Krug champagnes on […]

Now Available: Weekday Mixed Case

Weekday Mixed Case

Having listened to feedback we have introduced a mixed case selection of some of our entry level wines. These are of course ideal to be enjoyed at any time but we have named the case for those who prefer to save the really good stuff for weekend dining and entertaining. This is the case to choose from should you […]