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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]