Domaine Louis Cheze – Producer spotlight September 2021

Domaine Louis Cheze has been on the Waud Wines list of Old World wines for ten years now. Based in Northern Rhone, France, in the small village of Limony, Domaine Louis Cheze has been growing red wine, white wine and rose wines since the 1970s. They have plots in the famous appellations of A.O.P. Condrieu,…

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Champagne Castelnau – Reserve NV

We are pleased to announce the return of Champagne Castelnau Reserve NV to the Waud Wines ranks as our house champagne. A wine previously poured at The Ritz and also as the BA Business Class champagne, we are pleased to be listing this wine with its new look branding. Champagne Castelnau Reserve NV To create…

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Ready for the Rose?

You may not have noticed, but I realised this morning that we have all managed to last over three months without a bank holiday! Fortunately though, we are now only a few weeks away until our first of 2016, so I want to make sure you are stocked and prepared for the 4 day weekend…

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Phelan Segur 2004

From Paul and Jo Shinerock: Jo and I downed a bottle of Phelan Segur 2004 the other day, photo attached. Wine opened and decanted 2-3 hours before drinking with rack of lamb, buttered new potatoes etc. A nice deep colour with pleasant encouraging nose, however the wine in the mouth and on the tongue was…

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NZ Sauvignon Blanc on our list at last!

These days we are so used to bulk shipped, UK bottled New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc that we have forgotten what the excellent pioneering New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc’s used to taste like. Although they had first landed on our shores in 1986, we didn’t embrace them as a cult wine until the late 90’s. It was…

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Clos Pons wine samples

Clos Pons wine line up

These samples from Clos Pons arrived this week. As many members have tried the ‘entry level’ wines of Sisquella and Alges – we are looking forward to trying the Roc Nu, Roc de Foc and the Serie 810. All of these wines will be available to try at our members tasting in February.

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Delivery of big bottles of Alges

Our order from Grup Pons in Costers del Segre arrived this week. These wines have been extremely popular in 75cl and magnum formats previously – but this time we have bought a small number of jeroboams and even one 9 litre bottle called a Salmanazar. This is 12 bottles in 1 bottle – which I…

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