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Christmas Cases – The Essential Six

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

The Essential Six £60 Botter Prosecco Spumante, Italy Kick start your festive celebrations with this refreshing sparkling, with notes of pears, citrus and peaches. Sinson Touraine Sauvignon Blanc, France. This Loire Sauvignon is packed with gooseberry, elderflower, asparagus and lime notes, with a zingy finish. This will work excellently with smoked salmon. Cameleon Chardonnay, Argentina Creamy and smooth, with peaches, pineapple, and citrus notes. A great choice to have with turkey, and would work equally well with a cheese platter. Whirlpool Reach Pinot Noir, Australia Tasmanian Pinot, with notes of red cherries, red currants, leather and tobacco notes. Perfect with...

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Christmas Cases – The Classic Case

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

The Classic Case £120 Philippe Herard Blanc de Blanc, Burgundy Kick start your festive celebrations with this refreshing sparkling made with the traditional method.  The blend of Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc brings notes of citrus, apples, biscuits and peaches. Sinson Touraine Sauvignon Blanc, France. This Loire Sauvignon is packed with gooseberry, elderflower, asparagus and lime notes, with a zingy finish. This will work excellently with smoked salmon. Cameleon Chardonnay, California Pears, peaches, apple and citrus, with a creamy palate. This would be great with white meats and cheeses Spinyback Pinot Gris, New Zealand. This is an opulent and aromatic wine, with...

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Christmas Cases – The Luxury Six

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014

The Luxury Six £150 Maurice Philippart Carte D’Or, Champagne Kick start your festive celebrations with this lovely Champagne, with notes of brioche and fruit, with a creamy palate Domaine Dutarte Pouilly-Fume, Loire Flinty, crisp Sauvignon Blanc, with notes of elderflower, lime and freshly cut grass. Domaine Maratray-Dubreuil Pernand-Vergelesses, Burgundy. Buttery, delicately oaked Chardonnay, with notes of peaches, nuts, and roast chicken. A great wine pairing for turkey. Righetti Amarone, Italy. Rich and opulent, packed with dried cherry, liquorice, dark chocolate and sweet spice. Excellent with roasts, game and red meat.. Chateau Tour Bel Air, Haut Medoc,...

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Join Appellation!

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014

Join Appellation!   We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly wine lover to join our team.  Could that be you?   We are looking for the following: -          Good knowledge of wine (essential) and beer knowledge an advantage. -          Excellent customer service and communication skills. -          Comfortable with a physically demanding role -          Basic computer skills   The role will initially be 20hrs per week, split between 2 shifts, with the potential to move full time in the future. It will involve the sole running of the shop for each shift, so helping our lovely customers select their wine and beers,...

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A wee August break for Team Appellation

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014

The start of August has traditionally been a quiet time for us, with the excitement of the festival previews. This year, we have decided to take the opportunity and have a little break, so we will be closed between 3rd and 7th of August. But don’t worry, we’ll be back, opening again as normal on 8th August. Stock up now!

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