Bordeaux and Beyond will again be at the Oxford Wine Festival to be held at The Oxford Union as in the previous 4 years. For details see www.oxfordwinefestival.org  – over 25 wine  merchants with special wines to taste and buy. We hope to see many of you there again this year. As usual Bordeaux and Beyond will present a selection of our wines, which as you know, are mainly from smaller independent vineyards and artisan wine-makers of France.  

The Festival opens with a Friday evening session 6-10pm [read more …]

The new vintages from Chateau Fontenille arrived at our excise warehouse in early May – just as the April sunshine was replaced by chilly rain! However the lovely deep pink 2016 Fontenille Clairet will be splendid in the late May and June sunshine and the Fontenille 2016 Entre Deux Mers (Sauvignon, Semillon, Muscadelle) will go nicely with any fish lunches being planned for the patio!
All the new wines are now on our website so please browse and choose from the new additions or your old favourites. Of the older vintages we  have also  just imported  more Chateau Lacombe Cadiot 2011 Bordeaux Superieur  and the prestige Margaux 2011 Chateau Haut Breton Larigaudiere, [read more …]

Great news for early Spring  –  new Chardonnay wines for Spring and summer drinking! We have new stocks in our Bond warehouse of St. Veran Clos Vessats 2015 and Pouilly Fuissé La Marechaude 2014, both from Domaine Guerrin in Vergisson ,Mâcon. [read more …]

This year the wine merchants will be in Church House, The Church yard off Portmill Lane  SG5 1HP – accessible on foot from the Market Square & High St.  Ten wine-merchants offering over 80 wines to taste before you buy. Try the Chateau de Respide Callipyge , Graves rouge 2010  from Bordeaux and Beyond – a lovely wine from a great Bordeaux vintage.  [read more …]

Bordeaux and Beyond will be at Windsor Racecourse on the 12th & 13th November offering visitors to The Windsor Contemporary Art Fair free tastings as well as selling wine and Champagne by the glass!  Obviously as well as buying the odd glass you can taste before you buy a select range of our artisan French wines [read more …]

Bordeaux and Beyond will once again be at the Oxford Union this coming weekend with a selection of wines open  for tasting and for sale by the bottle or 6 bottle case.

The Oxford Union is a great venue for this popular Wine Festival now in its 3rd year and we look forward to seeing old friends and new ones on Friday evening and also on Saturday when there is an afternoon and evening session. For details see www.oxfordwinefestival.org 

Our latest deliveries from Bordeaux region will be available shortly so watch out for our updated wine list!

New wines for September include:
In our Bordeaux Classics range  – a super refreshing Graves Blanc 2015 the Chateau Respide Classic and a very drinkable Cadiot Merlot Bordeaux Supérieure 2014,  made by our Margaux supplier (Ch Larigaudiere )to show that Bordeaux can make “New World” style smooth, fruity reds for earlier drinking!  Also new is the 2009 Grand Cru St Emilion for Ch. Tour Baladoz a super addition to our Bordeaux Prestige range.
New vintages of customer favourites include the 2012 vintage of Ch. de Lauga  Haut Medoc;
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With the arrival of the 2015 vintages of Domaine Carroir Perrin Sancerre blanc and the Domaine Patrice Moreux Pouilly Fumé, we appear to have beaten the arrival of any British summer sunshine! Luckily it has not stopped a steady flow of orders from the loyal fans of these super Sauvignon blanc wines, that we have imported now for five successive vintages. As usual the new vintage (2015) of our favourite Provence Rosé from Chateau Vingtinières is also selling quickly  [read more …]

The 2010 Chateau de Lauga Haut Medoc has been one of our best selling Bordeaux reds of 2015 and should be at its peak for drinking over the next 2/3 years and beyond. So we are delighted to have secured a further small supply from Charles Brun – owner/winemaker at Chateau de Lauga. [read more …]

Welcome to 2016!!

December 31, 2015

After a rather busy Autumn and pre Christmas we have just re-stocked some of our most popular wines and imported several new finds from our Autumn trip to Macon, Bandol and the Rhone Valley. The new wines include Château Salettes Bandol Rosé 2014, an International Trophy Gold Medal winner at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2015. Check out the tasting notes on the website for more details and to see the new whites and reds on our list for 2016!  [read more …]