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Chenin

Chenins have a freshness and zippiness that makes them fantastic with mussels, oysters and other seafood

Chenin with chips? Well, not quite for though the acidity in many chenins would cut through your average tub of English lard, for a good chenin, the best companions are always likely to be with seafood. They will have that lovely freshness and zippiness that makes them fantastic with noble crustacea such as crab or lobster and a real delight with bivalves like mussels or raw oysters. Not many chenins……

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Delicious recipes matched to wines from across the globe

Too often we taste fantastic local wines on our travels and scour the shelves of the local supermarket upon our return, only to discover they’re seemingly unheard of on our thirsty isle. Enter Drinks Club. Search and order regional wines through our specialist representatives and take advantage of some expert recipe matches.

Abbotts & Delaunay, Cumulo Nimbus, Minervois

Abbotts & Delaunay, Cumulo Nimbus, Minervois

Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 2010, £16.99

A blend of Syrah and Carignan. Bright and limpid boasting deep garnet colour with purple tints around the rim. Aromas of black cherry, blackcurrant, redcurrant…

Magon Blanc

Magon Blanc

Tunisia, Mornag, 2009, £8.10

A great quality vermentino from a region that dates back to the splendour of Carthage and the famous agronomist Magon. A vermentino with aromas of citrus…

Monastrell Rosado, Castaño

Monastrell Rosado, Castaño

Yecla, Spain, 2012, £9.00

Generous, fruity, playfully fresh rosé with a full, rounded body and good balance. A really handy ‘fridge door’ wine: lovely by the glass, but keeps…