WINE TALK November 2020



As we enter another period of lockdown, we will miss all our pub and restaurant customers but look forward to the support of all our retail customers. The good news is that we will be here to serve all our customers both in the shop and online for delivery or click and collect. We will keep the shop open as we have COVID cleaning, mask-wearing and social distancing in place and all the procedures well established to ensure a safe environment for all our customers and staff.
For those who prefer not to visit the shop, we continue to offer free local delivery and deliveries nationwide for just £9.95. Our drivers wear masks and respect the social distancing advice from government. Alternatively you can order online for collection at a safe distance from the shop. If you have not yet visited our new website you can explore our range by following the link here
The range continues to grow with many more wines added again this month. We also have a range of offers available both online and in the shop.
We wish you all well and hope you will be in touch soon.
Best wishes
Simon and the Talking Wines Team

Olim Bauda - Piemonte Treasure

Deep in the heart of truffle country in Piemonte, northern Italy lies the remote estate of Tenuta Olim Bauda. The family winery is run by three siblings Dino, Dianna and Gianni Bertolino.
The vineyards are set over five sites each with its own soil and unique climate. Each site is evaluated for the best locations to grow Nebbiolo, Barbera and Cortese grapes. The family's respect for the land and the following of sustainable practices contribute to making each of the Olim Bauda wines an outstanding example of its type and have led to their wines being highly acclaimed, winning many awards.
The star white wine is the Gavi del Commune di Gavi. Made from Cortese grapes and aged on lees to give a complex, rounded yet fresh white with citrus and herbs notes. It is a wine that evolves in the glass showing different characteristics over time. A thought-provoking wine to appreciate.
Olim Bauda also excel in wines made from the two principal red grapes of the area. The Barbera d'Asti Villa is juicy in the mouth with concentrated red berry flavours, rich, exceptionally smooth and with a long finish. The Nebbiolo d'Alba San Pietro has aromas of rose and violet with flavours of strawberries, raspberries and cherry and a hint of spice on the finish.
During November we are offering Olim Bauda Barbera d'Asti Villa at the reduced price of £13.50 (normally £14.99). You can take advantage of this offer at
Olim Bauda
Krohn LBV Port 2013 Offer
We have a great selection of Ports available from our chosen port house Krohn. Krohn Late Bottled Vintage Port 2013 comes from a third generation Portuguese family owned winery based in the Rio Torto Valley. This unfiltered Krohn late bottled vintage port has a rich concentration of fruit and a lingering sweet finish. A classic port for this time of year and we are able to offer this at the amazing price of just £14.50 saving £3 on the normal price. To take advantage of this offer you can visit the shop or via the website at
We will also have stock of the single vintage tawny Colheita 2005 in individual wooden gift boxes arriving shortly, available at just £21.


What's New?

New Wines for November

Zagare Vermentino, Sicily £8.50
Menade Organic Verdejo, Spain £12.95
Papagiannakos kalogeri Malagouzia, Greece £14.99
Painted Wolf Roussanne, Paarl, South Africa £16.99
Domaine Jean Fery Meursault Les Dressoles, Burgundy £55.00
Manzanos Rioja Rosado, Spain £9.95
Adobe Pinot Noir, Bio Bio Valley, Chile £9.50
Pra Amarone della Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy £53.00
I Think Manzanilla En Rama 37.5cl, Jerez, Spain £15.50
Cotswolds Distillery No.1 Wildflower Gin £35.00
Mossburn Speyside Blended Malt £41.00
Mossburn No.25 Ardmore 10yo Single Malt £66.00