Spectator Wine

Wine Club 1 April

1 April 2017 9:00 am

We start this week with the ever reliable 2015 Corney & Barrow House White (1), largely because if we didn’t…

Wine Club 25 March

25 March 2017 9:00 am

Spectator readers, being wise wine-lovers, are particularly fond of Château Musar, that extraordinary wine born of the Bekaa Valley in…

Wine Club 18 March

18 March 2017 9:00 am

I’m going to fess up right from the off and say that, yes, you’re right, we’ve offered two of these…

Wine Club 4 March

4 March 2017 9:00 am

I adore the wines of New Zealand. In fact, I would go so far as to say that if I…

Wine Club 18 February

18 February 2017 9:00 am

Tanners have been around since 1842 and certainly know their onions. Both Decanter and the International Wine Challenge named them…

Wine Club 4 February

4 February 2017 9:00 am

Phew, done it! Dry January, that is, and 31 whole days on the wretched water wagon, clinging on by my…

Wine Club 21 January

21 January 2017 9:00 am

I don’t know about you but my cellar took a pounding over Christmas and on New Year’s Eve. Yes, yes,…

Wine Club 10 December

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Tricky time of year this, with the festivities hoving into view. Never easy for anyone, least of all those of…

Wine Club 27 November

26 November 2016 9:00 am

We’ve a really strong selection this week from Tanners of Shrewsbury. In fact, I was so impressed that it took…

Wine Club 19 November

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Six wines from the very top Grand Cru Classé Bordeaux châteaux which are declassified, offering extraordinary value for money at a price we can afford

Wine Club 5 November

5 November 2016 9:00 am

We’re with my alma mater Berry Bros & Rudd this week featuring some of their excellent own selection wines. I…

Wine Club 29 October

29 October 2016 9:00 am

We’re not due a Wine Club offering in the magazine until next week, but so good were the wines that…

Wine Club 22 October

22 October 2016 9:00 am

We have six real treats this week: three from Italy and three from Spain. I would have been happy with…

A tempting selection of French, German and Spanish wines, each one new to The Spectator.

Wine Club 8 October

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Although many wine merchants are tightening their post-Brexit belts and rationalising their cellars, Yapp Bros have thrown their net ever…

Wine Club 24 September

24 September 2016 9:00 am

We’ve something a bit different this week: six wines not only from the same region (Burgundy) but also the same…

Wine Club 10 September

10 September 2016 9:00 am

After three and a quarter centuries in the business, Berry Bros. & Rudd is certainly trad, but it’s also reassuringly…

Wine Club 27 August

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Summer’s taking its leave and we have a fine Gallic half-dozen from Corney & Barrow with which to enjoy the…

Wine Club 13 August

13 August 2016 9:00 am

A tasty selection this week courtesy of FromVineyardsDirect.com, the masters at snuffling out tucked-away treasures for bargain prices. FVD’s founders,…

Wine Club 30 July

30 July 2016 9:00 am

We’ve some wonderful summery wines this week, each one from France. Not deliberately so: it’s just that these six wines…

Wine Club 16 July

16 July 2016 9:00 am

We at The Spectator drink a lot of Pol Roger Champagne. It’s more or less the house pour. Not every…

Wine Club 2 July

2 July 2016 9:00 am

Much has been written about the tip-top quality of the 2015 clarets, the en primeur campaign of which is in…

Domaine de la Jasse – the Languedoc’s finest

25 June 2016 9:00 am

Offering unrivalled value for money this summer with our hugely discounted pre-release pricing

Wine Club 11 June

11 June 2016 9:00 am

I never drink before noon or 7 p.m., but find myself ever more often glancing at the sundial and licking…

Wine Club 28 May

28 May 2016 9:00 am

The following wines from Private Cellar are all about summer, chosen with long lunches on the lawn, picnics by the…

Wine Club 14 May

14 May 2016 9:00 am

I reckon Robert Boutflower of Tanners has the measure of The Spectator. He knows exactly what tickles our fancy. He…