Other Old World Wines

Forget France, forget Italy and forget the Romans, the origins of wine production lie rather further east.

Lebanon and Israel lay claim to be the cradles of viticulture, but a ‘winery’ dating back over 6,000 years has recently been found in Georgia. Then there’s Armenia, Iran, Turkey and Greece in the frame so the counter-claims may go on until the aurochs come home! Even India dates back to several centuries BC. What doesn’t change is the consumers’ surprise that such countries even make wine. There is important production in the Balkans and dynamic wine industries in Austria and Hungary. The wines of England and Wales, both sparking and still, will be more familiar to many.

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  1. Stobi Vranec
    Stobi Vranec/Syrah/Petit Verdot, Tikves Region 2013
    Vranec 13.0% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Macedonia
    A Unique Blend, concentrated full bodied wine, with deep plummy and blueberry fruit and an opulent...
    £8.80 per bottle
  2. Neuburger, Burgenland, Feiler-Artinger
    Neuburger, Burgenland, Feiler-Artinger 2017
    Neuburger 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    This is a superbly complex wine with well balanced fruit and oak, intense and long from a producer...
    £22.00 per bottle
  3. Gruner Löss, Gobelsburg
    Grüner Veltliner Löss, Kamptal, Schloss Gobelsburg 2017
    Grüner Veltliner 12.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    A classic fresh and peppery Grüner from the the sandy, limey terraces around and above the village...
    £12.90 per bottle
  4. Gruner Steinsetz, Gobelsburg
    Grüner Veltliner Steinsetz, Kamptal, Schloss Gobelsburg 2016
    Grüner Veltliner 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    Peach, pear and apple flavours with white pepper and spice on the finish. Pure and focused, elegant...
    £22.00 per bottle
  5. Riesling TBA Schloss Gobelsburg
    Riesling Trockenbeerenauslese, Kamptal, Sclhoss Gobelsburg 2015 - Half
    Riesling 7.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    Concentrated and rich with dried fruit, oranges and honey on the palate, but also elegant and...
    £45.00 per bottle
  6. Clos de Gat Har'el Chardonnay
    Clos de Gat Chardonnay, Ayalon Valley 2013 (Shrewsbury Oddment)
    Chardonnay 14.0% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Israel
    Complex Chardonnay with citrussy fruit balanced by judicious use of rich, creamy oak and lees...
    £28.50 per bottle
  7. Sixteen Ridges Vineyard Pinot Noir Early Red
    Sixteen Ridges Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 (Shrewsbury Oddment)
    Pinot Noir 12.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > England
    A soft and fruity Pinot Noir with lovely red fruit character of raspberries, cherries and...
    £19.60 per bottle
  8. Cabernet Sauvignon white Martin Pomfy
    Cabernet Sauvignon White, Juznoslovenská, Martin Pomfy 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon 12.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Slovakia
    This Cabernet Sauvignon, made as a white wine, is a great success with lovely weight and texture...
    £14.95 per bottle
  9. Rulandske Sede Martin Pomfy
    Rulandské Sedé, Juznoslovenská, Martin Pomfy 2017
    Pinot Grigio/Gris 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Slovakia
    Full and rich with a soft, silky character and a touch of smokiness.Good freshess too on the...
    £14.80 per bottle
  10. Clos de Gat Har'el Chardonnay
    Clos de Gat Chardonnay, Ayalon Valley 2015 (Shrewsbury Oddment)
    Chardonnay 14.0% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Israel
    Complex Chardonnay with citrussy fruit balanced by judicious use of rich, creamy oak and lees...
    £28.50 per bottle
  11. Selene Cabernet Sauvignon Negra
    Selene Cabernet Sauvignon Negra, Recas Estate 2015
    Cabernet Sauvignon 14.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    A nose dominated by smoky plums and spices. The palate gives blackcurrants, blackberries with...
    £16.20 per bottle
  12. Vin Santo, 4 Years Barrel Aged, Estate Argyros, Santorini - 50cl
    Vin Santo, 4 Years Barrel Aged, Estate Argyros, Santorini 2010 - 50cl
    Assyrtiko 13.0% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Greece
    Rich, juicy fruit, sweet and figgy with good spicy flavours and with wonderful acidity to give...
    £32.90 per bottle
  13. Santorini Assyrtiko, Argyros
    Santorini Assyrtiko, Argyros 2016
    Assyrtiko 13.5% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Greece
    Complex and concentrated wine with mineral backbone, smoky notes and a saline, citrus...
    £19.95 per bottle
  14. Naoussa, Diamantakos
    Naoussa, Diamantakos 2015
    Xinomavro 13.5% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Greece
    Dense Aromas of red fruit, black cherry, tomato, vanilla and pepper; cocoa powder and mild animal...
    £27.00 per bottle
  15. Paparuda Merlot
    Paparuda Merlot, Estate Selection 2017
    Merlot 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    Soft, plummy Merlot with notes of pepper, gentle tannins and an open, expressive palate. A charming...
    £7.40 per bottle
  16. Khareba Mtsvane Qvevri
    Mtsvane, Qvevri White Wine, Khareba 2015
    Mtsvane SE Europe & Asia > Georgia
    Qvevri wines are made in clay amphora jars set into the ground so have a very distinctive full and...
    £17.30 per bottle
  17. Khareba Rkatsiteli
    Khareba Rkatsiteli, Kakheti 2016
    Rkatsiteli 14.0% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Georgia
    Fresh and lively wine with good weight of fruit and an attractive streak of minerality. Rkatsiteli...
    £11.20 per bottle
  18. Khareba Qvevri Saperavi
    Otskhanuri Sapere, Saperavi Qvevri Red Wine, Khareba 2013
    Saperavi 13.5% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Georgia
    This is a full flavoured wine with a sweet core of dense damson fruit, crunchy and savoury, with...
    £24.50 per bottle
  19. Khareba Saperavi Classical
    Khareba Saperavi Classical, Kakheti 2013
    Saperavi 14.5% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > Georgia
    This is a full flavoured wine with a sweet core of dense damson fruit, crunchy and savoury, with...
    £11.50 per bottle
  20. Riesling Steiner Point, Müller-Grossmann
    Riesling Steiner Point, Kremstal, Müller-Grossmann 2017
    Riesling 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    Pure and clean with peaches and apricot fruit on the palate with a wonderfully crisp...
    £14.40 per bottle
  21. Grüner Veltliner Silberbichl, Müller-Grossmann
    Grüner Veltliner Silberbichl, Kremstal, Müller-Grossmann 2016
    Grüner Veltliner 13.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    Aromatic, then full and rich with plenty of exotic fruit, mangoes and pineapples but with a good,...
    £19.00 per bottle £22.00 per bottle
  22. Grüner Veltliner Grosser Satz, Müller-Grossmann
    Grüner Veltliner Grosser Satz, Kremstal, Müller-Grossmann 2017
    Grüner Veltliner 12.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    Bright and fresh with lively yellow fruit flavours and good tension with just a hint of...
    £12.30 per bottle
  23. Talisman Furmint
    Talisman Furmint, Törley 2016
    Furmint 11.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Hungary
    An attractive mix of zesty ripe citrus fruit, with soft green herbs and a juicy Granny Smith apple...
    £7.70 per bottle
  24. Talisman Bulls Blood
    Talisman Bulls Blood, Egri Bikavér, Törley 2015
    Kekfrankos 12.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Hungary
    Dark cherry and berry fruit mix with aromas and flavours of dark chocolate, it has an attractive...
    £7.70 per bottle
  25. Soul Tree Cabernet Sauvignon
    Soul Tree Cabernet Sauvignon, Nasik Valley 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon 13.0% Vol
    SE Europe & Asia > India
    Rich and full of spicy, plummy fruit, full flavoured with hints of peppers, and ripe raspberry...
    £9.30 per bottle
  26. Gruner Veltliner, Baumgartner
    Grüner Veltliner Weinviertel, Baumgartner 2016
    Grüner Veltliner 12.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    A terrific dry white from Austria, this is full of zippy grapefruit character but with body and...
    £8.95 per bottle
  27. Paparuda Feteasca Regala
    Paparuda Feteasca Regala, Estate Selection 2017
    Feteasca Regala 12.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    Aromatic nose with distinct peach and apricot flavours on the palate, soft and creamy fruit and a...
    £7.40 per bottle
  28. Vlassky Rizling Martin Pomfy
    Vlassky Rizling, Martin Pomfy 2016
    Welschriesling 12.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Slovakia
    This has really good texture with plenty of creamy fruit and good weight. There are hints of pepper...
    £13.95 per bottle
  29. Pinot Noir Martin Pomfy
    Pinot Noir, Juznoslovenská, Martin Pomfy 2016
    Pinot Noir 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Slovakia
    Excellent Pinot Noir character with supple chocolate and mocha flavours combining with strawberry...
    £14.95 per bottle
  30. Pinot Noir Selection Martin Pomfy
    Pinot Noir Selection, Martin Pomfy 2011
    Pinot Noir 13.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Slovakia
    Rich and complex wine with plenty of black and red fruits over soft oak flavours. Really good sweet...
    £18.50 per bottle
  31. Cabernet Sauvignon Martin Pomfy
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Martin Pomfy 2015
    Cabernet Sauvignon 14.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Slovakia
    Plenty of classic Cabernet Sauvignon flavours here with soft cassis fruit and good juicy length....
    £14.95 per bottle
  32. Solo Quinta Orange Wine 2016
    Sole Orange Wine, Recas Estate 2016
    Chardonnay 12.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    A rich, characterful, oxidative style of wine full of dried-fruit character, apricots and orange...
    £10.30 per bottle £12.30 per bottle
  33. Kerryvale Summer Days
    Kerryvale Vineyard Shropshire Lady, Dry 2015 (Shropshire)
    Solaris 10.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > England
    Top notch English (just!) wine from between Montgomery and Church Stoke. Lovely aromatic almost...
    £16.20 per bottle
    Out of stock
  34. Ancre Hill Pinot Noir, Welsh Wine
    Ancre Hill Estates Pinot Noir, Welsh Regional Wine 2014 (Monmouth)
    Pinot Noir 11.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Wales
    Aromas of red fruits such as wild strawberry and black cherry combined with spice. The palate...
    £22.50 per bottle
  35. Chardonnay, Esterhazy
    Chardonnay, Burgenland, Esterházy 2017
    Chardonnay 13.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    This super Chardonnay is from 25 year old vines. It has an elegant nose of quince and fresh apple....
    £11.95 per bottle
  36. Sharpham Dart Valley Reserve
    Sharpham Estate, Dart Valley Reserve 2017
    Madeleine Angevine 11.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > England
    Plenty of zesty fruit here, quite Sauvignon Blanc like, grassy and...
    £12.80 per bottle
  37. Paparuda Sauvignon Blanc
    Paparuda Sauvignon Blanc, Estate Selection 2017
    Sauvignon Blanc 12.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    An exuberant Sauvignon with attractive, juicy tropical fruit aromas and flavours. Good weight and...
    £6.40 per bottle £7.40 per bottle
  38. Paparuda Pinot Grigio
    Paparuda Pinot Grigio, Estate Selection 2017
    Pinot Grigio/Gris 12.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    An enticing aroma of pears with hints of citrus fruit and a touch of honey. There is more of the...
    £7.40 per bottle
  39. Ancre Hill Chardonnay, Welsh Wine
    Ancre Hill Estates Chardonnay, Welsh Regional Wine 2014 (Monmouth)
    Chardonnay 10.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Wales
    A crisp, elegant wine with lemon flavours, aromatic white flowers backed up with round oak...
    £22.50 per bottle
  40. Glyndwr Medium Dry, Welsh Regional Wine
    Glyndwr Dry, Welsh Regional Wine 2016
    Madeleine Angevine 10.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Wales
    A light, floral, fruity, medium-dry white with good fresh fruit character and hints of citrus apple...
    £12.60 per bottle
  41. Three Choirs Estate, Medium Dry (Glos)
    Three Choirs, The English House Medium Dry, English Regional Wine 2015
    Seyval Blanc 10.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > England
    Situated in Newent, in the warm, fruit-growing county of Gloucestershire. The estate uses modern...
    £9.95 per bottle
  42. Tokaji Aszú 5 Putt, Classic - 25cl
    Tokaji Aszú 5 Puttonyos, Tokaj Classic Winery 2013 - 25cl
    Furmint 11.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Hungary
    Deliciously sweet dessert wine with a creamy texture and flavours of apricot, orange marmalade,...
    £19.70 per bottle
  43. TBA Esterhazy
    Cuvée Trockenbeerenauslese, Esterházy 2015 - Half
    Welschriesling 11.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    Concentrated and rich with dried fruit, oranges and honey on the palate. Lovely weight and...
    £22.50 per bottle
  44. Paparuda Cabernet Sauvignon
    Paparuda Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate Selection 2016
    Cabernet Sauvignon 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    Crunchy Cabernet with good blackcurrant fruit and rich depth of flavour. Easy going wine ideal by...
    £6.40 per bottle £7.40 per bottle
    Out of stock
  45. Paparuda Pinot Noir
    Paparuda Pinot Noir, Estate Selection 2017
    Pinot Noir 12.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    Fragrant and fruity Pinot Noir with plenty of ripe red fruits, strawberries and raspberries, fresh...
    £7.40 per bottle
  46. Pinot Noir, Esterhazy
    Pinot Noir, Burgenland, Esterházy 2016
    Pinot Noir 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    Aged for 12 months in wooden casks, this is a strawberry and cherry scented Pinot with nuances of...
    £12.95 per bottle
  47. Zweigelt, Esterhazy
    Zweigelt, Esterházy 2015
    Zweigelt 13.0% Vol
    Northern Europe > Austria
    Very fresh and pure with soft ripe red berry fruit, then juicy and succulent with supple tannins....
    £11.95 per bottle
  48. Paparuda Rosé
    Paparuda Rosé, Estate Selection 2017
    Feteasca Negra 11.5% Vol
    Northern Europe > Romania
    Easy, fruity rosé with strawberry and cherry fruit. Soft, easy drinking and...
    £7.40 per bottle

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