Have a bonfire night Bonanza with Les Jamelles Reserve Mourvèdre 2013

Remember, remember.. that Les Jamelles Reserve Mourvèdre 2013 is down from 7.49 to 6.49 from 4-24 November 2015 exclusively at the Co-op making it a excellent value choice for Bonfire Night! Les Jamelles Mourvdère Rserve 2013 IGP Pays dOc is made from 100% Mourvèdre grapes grown in selected plots close to the Mediterranean coast near Narbonne. After a long maceration for part of the juice and carbonic maceration for the…

It’s a love match: Bordeaux Blanc and oysters!

At last the month has an r in it again which means that native oyster season is underway and its time to indulge in one of the most sublime natural food and wine pairings there is  Bordeaux Blanc and oysters! Fresh, fruity and dry with floral aromas and subtle citrus wafts of lemon and grapefruit, Bordeaux Blanc, or white Bordeaux, with its typical blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle…

Badet Clément confirms ambitions in the Languedoc with the purchase of Domaine de la Métairie dAlon

Badet Clément headed up by Laurent Delaunay has just bought Domaine de la Métairie dAlon from Jean-Louis Denois, a new acquisition which reinforces their growing grip on the Languedoc. After the purchase, at the start of 2015, of the former Monze cave cooprative in the Aude department to install a major vinification and ageing facility, the purchase of Métairie dAlon marks another big new step for Badet Clément which is…

Love Sauvignon Blanc? Get into Bordeaux Blanc this summer!

According to a recent survey done by online wine retailer, Laithwaites, the most popular grape variety for sale in Great Britain is Sauvignon Blanc, and unbeknown to many, Sauvignon Blanc just happens to be the main grape variety in most Bordeaux Blanc or white Bordeaux. Everyone is familiar with the wines of Bordeaux and the big names, particularly the reds, at the upper echelons of the price spectrum made to…