New Release: Giacomo Fenocchio Cru Barolo 2017
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Matetic Vineyards was recently honored by the celebrated British wine critic Tim Atkin with the Best Red Wine of the Year award for its icon wine, the 2013 Matetic Syrah during the 2018 Prowein international wine fair held in Düsseldorf, Germany in March.
This week our team are out in the field visiting the Châteaux of Bordeaux to get their first taste of the 2017 vintage.
On Tuesday 6th March, our Italian producers joined us in London for our eagerly anticipated annual Italian Portfolio Tasting at One Great George Street.
Birgit Eichinger and her daughter Gloria visited London this week for the annual Austrian Wine Tasting. Austrian wines are highly acclaimed by experts and wine lovers alike and Austria has become increasingly recognised as leaders in artisinal, hand-crafted wines with distinctive character and epression of terroir.
Australia Day Tasting 2018: The Pioneers vs The Young Guns.
On Monday 15th January a selection of Armit representatives attended The Flavours of New Zealand Wine Trade Tasting event. We were proud to represent two of our acclaimed producers from New Zealand, Astrolabe and Borthwick Vinyards.
Armit Wines has had the pleasure of exclusively importing Sassicaia, to the UK for over 25 years and we are excited to be releasing the 2015 vintage on 1st February 2018.
On Wednesday 10th January, we were delighted to showcase a beautiful array of wines at our Burgundy 2016 En Primeur tasting.
When you hear the word pioneer, it calls to mind someone fighting against the odds to establish themselves and survive in an inhospitable environment. It is with therefore not lightly that I call the small, unassuming winery of Stonecroft in the Gimblett Gravels region of Hawkes Bay the original pioneer.
Le Difese - 70% Cabernet and 30% Sangiovese, is a must have for all Super Tuscan lovers. It is an accessible and thrilling entrance to Super Tuscan wines, and thankfully is designed to be enjoyed straight away.
With soo many to choose from, selecting the perfect accompaniment to your maticuloiusly planned Christmas meal can be daunting.
If you're still trying to decide what to drink with your Christmas dinner, then fear not, we're here to help.