Picks

Top wines from my reviews and tastings with an emphasis on those that have a higher quality to price ratio.
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WineVintageCountryABVTypeColourSupplier£More
Prosecco Spumante Rosé Extra Dry2022Italy11SparklingRoséLidl5.99Tasting
Palacio Di Vivero Rueda2022Spain13StillWhiteAsda6.00Review
Baron Amarillo Rioja Reserva2018Spain13.5StillRedAldi6.29Tasting
Sainsbury’s Cava BrutNVSpain11.5SparklingWhiteSainsbury’s6.50Review
Espartero Reserva Rioja2017Spain13StillRedAsda6.50Review
Dr L Riesling2022Germany8.5StillWhiteAsda7.00Review
Duca di Sasseta Primitivo2022Italy12.5StillRedLidl7.49Review
Specially Selected Barossa Shiraz2021Australia14.5StillRedAldi7.49Tasting
ASDA Extra Special Carménère2020Chile13.5StillRedAsda7.50Review
ASDA Extra Special Soave Classico2021Italy12.5StillWhiteAsda7.50Review
Rose d’Anjou Grolleau-Gamay, Famille Bougrier2023France11StillRoséThe Wine Society8.25Tasting
La Vieille Ferme Rosé2023France12.5StillRoséVarious8.50Review
270 Alta Expression Ribera del Duero2021Spain14StillRedLidl8.99Tasting
Vinha Do Fava Touriga Nacional2022Portugal14StillRedLaithwaites9.00Review
The Doctor’s Sauvignon Blanc2023Australia9.5StillWhiteVarious9.50Tasting
Generation Series Australian Cabernet Merlot2022Australia13.5StillRedThe Wine Society9.50Tasting
The Hidden Sea South Australia Shiraz2021Australia14.5StillRedVarious9.75Tasting
Morandé ‘One to One’ Gewürztraminer2022Chile13.5StillWhiteMajestic9.99Review
Masciarelli Montepulciano d’Abruzzo2020Italy13.5StillRedMajestic10.00Review
Alamos Malbec, Uco Valley2022Argentina13.5StillRedMajestic10.00Review
Diablo Black Cabernet Sauvignon2021Chile13.5StillRedVarious10.00Review
Yealands Sauvignon Blanc2022New Zealand13StillWhiteVarious10.00Review
Esk Valley Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc2023Australia13.5StillWhiteVarious12.00Tasting
Faustino V Reserva2018Spain13.5StillRedVarious12.50Review
La Masseria Del Borgo Primitivo Manduria2021Italy13.5StillRedSainsbury’s12.50Review
Generation Series Orvieto Classico2023Italy12StillWhiteThe Wine Society12.95Tasting
McPherson Family Vineyards Andrew’s Shiraz2021Australia14.5StillRedVarious13.00Tasting
Botter, Appassimento Edizione Oro Vinironia2022Italy14.5StillRedVarious13.00Tasting
Villa Maria Sauvignon Blanc2023Australia12.5StillWhiteVarious13.30Tasting
Generation Series Tokaji Furmint2021Hungary14StillWhiteThe Wine Society13.50Tasting
Generation Rioja Blanco Reserva2018Spain12.5StillWhiteThe Wine Society13.95Tasting
Corte Lenguin Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore2017Italy14StillRedVarious14.00Review
Gran Sasso Montepulciano d’Abruzzo2022Italy13.5StillRedVarious14.00Tasting
Vale Barqueiros Reserva2020Portugal14.5StillRedVarious14.00Tasting
DFJ Vinhos Grand`Arte2017Portugal13.5StillRedVarious14.00Tasting
Ravenswood Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel2021USA14.5StillRedVarious14.50Review
Piandimare, Montepulciano d’Abruzzo2021Italy13.5StillRedVarious14.50Tasting
Alpha Zeta R Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso2021Italy13.5StillRedVarious14.90Tasting
Kir-Yianni Assyrtiko2022Greece13StillWhiteLaithwaites14.99Review
Borgo dei Trulli Sarancena2022Italy15StillRedVarious15.00Tasting
Ironstone Old Vine Zinfandel2020USA14.5StillRedVarious15.00Tasting
Sainsbury’s CVNE Rioja Gran Reserva2016Spain14StillRedSainsbury’s15.00Review
Tributo ‘Single Vineyard’ Carmenère2020Chile13.5StillRedVarious15.40Tasting
Taylors Pass Sauvignon Blanc2022New Zealand14StillWhiteMajestic15.99Tasting
Dandelion Vineyards Lionheart of the Barossa Barossa Valley Shiraz2021Australia14.5StillRedVarious16.00Tasting
Gianni Tessari Tai Rosso Colli Berici2021Italy12.5StillRedVarious16.00Tasting
Monastrell Altos de Luzón Jumilla2020Spain14.5StillRedVarious16.00Tasting
Saint Clair Origin Sauvignon Blanc2023Australia13StillWhiteVarious16.49Tasting
Spinifex Papillon Red2020Australia13StillRedVarious17.00Tasting
Finca Sophenia, Argentina, Estate Reserva Malbec2021Argentina14StillRedVarious17.00Tasting
Bodegas Pinuaga Coleccion La Mancha2021Spain14.5StillRedVarious18.00Tasting
Chianti Rufina Riserva Castello del Trebbio2018Italy13StillRedVarious18.00
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Cepa Gavilán2021Spain14.5StillRedVarious19.00Tasting
Disznókö Tokaji Dry Furmint2022Hungary13.5StillWhiteVarious19.00Tasting
Chateau Ormes de Pez St-Estephe2016France13StillRedVarious19.00Tasting
Pavette Zinfandel2021USA14.5StillRedVarious20.00Tasting
Esporāo Reserva Red2021Portugal14StillRedVarious20.00Tasting
Whistler Wines ‘Shiver’ Barossa Valley Shiraz2021Australia13.7StillRedThe Wine Society21.00Tasting
Les Pionniers Non Vintage ChampagneNVFrance12SparklingWhiteCo-op21.75Review
Costers del Priorat Pissarres2021Spain14.5StillRedVarious21.95Tasting
Greyfriars Non Vintage CuvéeNVEngland12SparklingWhiteVarious22.00Review
Fincas de Azabache, Rioja Gran Reserva Rioja Oriental2016Spain14StillRedVarious22.00Tasting
Ángeles de Amaren2017Spain14.5StillRedVarious22.99Review
Quinta do Crasto Roquette & Cazes2020Portugal14.5StillRedVarious23.00Tasting
Journey’s End The Cape Doctor2017South Africa14.5StillRedVarious24.00Tasting
Coto De Imaz Gran Reserva2016Spain14StillRedVarious25.00Tasting
Valravn Old Vine Zinfandel2020USA14.9StillRedVarious25.00Tasting
Terra D´Alter Telhas2020Portugal14.5StillRedVarious25.00Tasting
Domaine François d’Allaines, Santenay Blanc ‘Les Bras’2020France12.5StillWhiteThe Wine Society25.50Tasting
Borgo dei Trulli Mirea2022Italy17.5StillRedVarious26.00Tasting
Crociani, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Tuscany2019Italy13.5StillRedVarious26.00Tasting
Henschke ‘Henry’s Seven’2021Australia14.5StillRedVarious29.00Tasting
A Mano ‘Prima Mano’ Primitivo2021Italy15StillRedVarious29.00Tasting
Domaine Jérôme Fornerot, Saint-Aubin Champ Tirant2020France13.5StillWhiteThe Wine Society29.00Tasting
Bodegas Ortega Ezquerro Rioja Don Quintin Ortega Red2014Spain14StillRedVarious29.95Tasting
A Mano ‘Prima Mano’ Negroamaro2017Italy14.5StillRedVarious30.00Tasting
Alma de Cattleya Sonoma County Pinot Noir2021USA14StillRedThe Wine Society32.00Tasting
Kaesler The Bogan Shiraz2021Australia15StillRedVarious34.50Tasting
Rutherford Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley2019USA14.5StillRedVarious36.00Tasting
Hacienda Lopez de Haro Classica Gran Reserva Rioja2005Spain14StillRedThe Wine Society36.00Tasting
Henschke Johann’s Garden Barossa Valley Grenache Mataro Shiraz2020Australia14.5StillRedVarious37.50Tasting
Brio de Cantenac Margaux2012France14StillRedVarious38.00Tasting
Candover Brook BrutNVEngland12SparklingWhiteVarious40.00Tasting
São Luiz Grande Reserva Old Vines2019Portugal14StillRedVarious40.00Tasting
Quninta Da Pedra Alta “Alto” Tinto2020Portugal14.5StillRedVarious40.00Tasting
Black Chalk Classic English Sparkling2020England12.5SparklingWhiteThe Wine Society43.00Tasting
Black Chalk Rosé2020England12.5SparklingRoséThe Wine Society43.00Tasting
Quinta do Crasto Touriga Nacional2019Portugal14.5StillRedVarious55.00Tasting