Best Winter Wines to Explore

If sparkling wine and champagne isn't for you this season, we've curated a special selection of still wine delights well worth exploring.


Penfolds Bin 28 Shiraz


This is a prime example of a warm-climate Australian Shiraz. It’s intense and full of ripe fleshy-fruit flavour. Notes of plum, raspberry, spice and vanilla lead to flavours of dark chocolate. Excellent paired with a roast or steak. From Majestic or Wine & Something Bottles of Kindness

Zalze Old Vine Chenin Blanc



A fresh, crisp, easy drinking wine with delicious tropical fruit flavours and notes of lime, lemon zest and guava. Great with spicy seafood dishes. Waitrose Cellar

Demarie Roero Arneis DOCG





If you love your wines super light, bright and refreshing, this is one for you. It comes from Roero DOCG – a protected denomination in Piemonte, and has wonderful aromas of honeysuckle, elderflower and minerals, with elegant notes of jasmine and acacia. It's perfect paired with scallops, oysters, chicken or white fish. Independent Wine



Antonelli San Marco Montefalco Sagrantino



This wonderful rich and intense wine is amazing paired with roasted, grilled and braised red meat, game and aged hard cheese. Notes are of ripe deep fruit and aromatic herbs, with hints of cherries and mint. On the palate it's very structured wine with a strong tannin and long-lasting finish. https://www.independent.wine/ and Jeroboams

Familia Blanco Mairena Malbec




A gorgeous example of a quality Malbec from a family-owned winery based in the Luján de Cuyo district of Mendoza. This wine opens with an opulent nose of sweet crushed blackberries, liquorice, spice and savoury meaty notes. Wine & Something

L'Avenir Estate Single Block Chenin Blanc




Produced from a vineyard that was planted in 1971, this L'Avenir Estate's single vineyard Chenin bears a remarkable similarity with a classic white Burgundy. Notes are of pear, quince and toast and it has a flinty/mineral edge. A versatile wine which can be paired well with chicken, fish, cheeses, vegetarian dishes and more. Wine & Something


Pink Diesel Rose



This delicious rosé is a pretty pale peach/pink in colour, and has notes of honey, peach and citrus making it perfect for light and easy drinking any time of the year. It comes from a selected vineyard in the limestone hills of Bandol, Provence, the most famous region in the world for rosé. Do opt for at least a magnum or case of 6 as it will prove so popular with family and friends you'll run out in no time! Pink Diesel

Laylo Luxury Boxed Wines




A eco-friendly way to enjoy delicious wine. All boxes are great but we're particularly fond of their 'Super Tuscan' Lot #7: Toscana IGT. Made from Sangiovese and Merlot grapes, it's naturally fermented and carefully aged, so that it captures the unique characteristics of the Chianti countryside.

https://drinklaylo.com/


Wickham French Champagne and White Wine Gift Set




A beautiful gift set containing a bottle of Paul Langier Brut Champagne and a clean, crisp French white wine Côtes du Rhône La Ruchette Dorée from "La Capitale des Amoureux" - "The Capital of Lovers". Presented in a wooden box with sliding lid, this is the ideal present for any wine lover who enjoys both champagne and still wine. Wickham Wine


Benjamin Darnault Pique-Nique Rose