Date: June 2008

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Tasting at Hedingham Castle

June 30th 2008

Last night we held a wine tasting in The Keep at Hedingham Castle. The Norman Keep was a spectacular venue and houses the largest Medieval Arch still standing in Northern Europe today. It is the only remaining evidence of this great medieval castle built in c.1140 under Aubrey II and designed by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Keep, Hedingham Castle We showed a diverse range of 25 wines from France, Italy, Spain, New Zealand and Australia. All the wines were showing very well

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No 1 in Steven Spurriers Top 20 White Bordeaux's £5-£15

June 9th 2008

We are delighted to see Bel Air Perponcher 2006 rated TOP in Stephen Spurrier’s 20 White Bordeaux’s £5 – £15. Bel Air is one of our top selling Sauvignon Blancs and offers excellent value for money. Fresh with up lifting fruit makes it a perfect accompaniment for a summer’s evening or languorous afternoon. Ideal for picnics as it’s sealed with a screwcap! Ch Bel Air Perponcher Réserve 2006 £72.00 (per case/ex vat)

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2007 En Primeur Update

June 4th 2008

The Bordeaux 2007 En Primeur campaign is finally starting to take shape and many of our recommended wines have now been released onto the market. The campaign started with the release of sweet wines from Sauternes which excelled in 2007 producing plush wines with lots of concentration and complexity. The latest releases which we are pleased to offer are, Vieux Château Certan, Lynch Bages, Leoville and Langoa Barton.