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Masters of low-dosage

Charles-Henri and Emmanuel Fourny are the impressive duo behind Champagne Fourny, a particular favourite amongst our growers with their fine, mineral and decisively pure Chardonnay-based Cuvees. With Premier Cru vineyard in Vertus, it’s unsurprising that the brother’s commitment to the environment includes practising organic viticulture wherever possible:

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Ambriel C&W

Purity & Distinction

Two words which have lingered in my thoughts following last week’s visit to Redfold Vineyards in West Sussex, home to Ambriel Sparkling wines. Having stocked Ambriel Classic Cuvee and Blanc de Noirs pretty much since their release, it was a real treat to be given a private tour of this pristine estate by owners Charles & Wendy Outhwiate. On a stunningly beautiful autumnal day, we wandered the rolling vineyards, winery, bottling plant and even the on-site laboratory!

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johan meyer

Johan Meyer Wines

Hailing from Swartland and Elgin in South Africa, a troop of young guns are carving names for themselves making stunning wines with great abandon. One such rising star is 28 year old Johan Meyer. After cutting his teeth in Burgundy, Johan went in search for the perfect sites to grow his Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. His first vintage was 2011, and his 2014 vintage is rather special. Johan's wines are as rare as hen's teeth, making just over a 1000 bottles, we're incredibly lucky to have some stock!

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COLD box

Cowes Week Exclusive!

We're delighted to announce City of London Dry Gin will be hosting their Gin Cocktail Bar throughout Cowes Week, here in our lovely Courtyard Garden! In addition, we're supplying complementary wooden gift boxes for any bottles of COLD Gin bought over the week - hurrah!

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Thirsty Work

It's my favourite calender event, and this year's Round The Island Race got off to a cracking start! What a fantastic spectacle for those of us land-lubbers standing under the Squadron and holding our breath, we could have literally have reached out (with a big stick) and touched the boats tacking towards us. What amazing skill and nerve - it took my breath away!

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