When I walked through the door of Turner & George the other day I knew I’d found the perfect prize for the run-up to Christmas: a bumper box of aged beef and all the other bits and pieces you need for your Christmas entertaining.
We’re really pleased to give you a chance to explore the diversity of Australian wine with a cracking case from our friends at Wine Australia.
Despite the rival attractions of Bordeaux and Tuscany not to mention shiraz and up-and-coming malbec, Rioja seems to hold a special place in the hearts of us Brits.
There was such a lot of interest in last month’s gin competition that we’ve managed to persuade our friends at the International Wine and Spirit Competition to offer an even better prize this month: a dozen bottles of champagnes that have won at least a silver medal in the demanding judging process.
There’s been a huge growth in interest in gin over the last few years so this month’s prize of six ‘Silver Outstanding’ medal-winning gins from the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) is a great chance to compare and contrast different styles and hone your cocktail-making skills
I can’t tell you how gutted I am that competition promoters can’t enter their own draws because this is an insanely good prize. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
If you’ve always fancied one of those glorious Fortnum & Mason wicker hampers you could be in luck! We have a particularly lavish one to offer matchingfoodandwine.com subscribers this month. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
I’m particularly excited about this month’s prize which features one of my favourite drinks, sherry, in celebration of the first ever World Sherry Day on May 26th. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
Now that we’re officially into spring - not that you'd know it from the outside temperature - it’s time to start thinking of picnics. So we persuaded the northern Spanish wine producing region of Navarra to put together a bumper hamper of delicious Navarran goodies plus a case of top wines from the region for one of you to enjoy once the weather warms up in May. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED
If you’re feeling as though winter will never end (me too!) we’ve got a brilliant prize to cheer you up this month: a two night stay at the luxurious Stoke Park hotel country club, spa and hotel in Buckinghamshire worth well over £500. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
In case it’s escaped your notice (hello, chaps!) it’s Valentine’s Day in 2 weeks time so time to start thinking about spoiling your significant other. And what better prize could we offer for this month than a bottle - or three - of bubbly? THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
We’ve got a really fantastic prize for whisky-lovers this month: four award-winning malts which all won gold medals in the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). Together they’re worth over £250! THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
November is typically a time you spend stressing about what to buy for friends and family so we thought you might like a prize that any winelover would covet, all for yourself. And the lovely London-based wine accessories shop Around Wine came up with the goods. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
If you’re a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc fan you’re going to love this month’s prize - a 12 bottle case of the 2012 vintage of Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc worth over £200 at UK retail prices. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED BUT DON'T WORRY - THERE'LL BE ANOTHER ONE SOON!
There are pay-offs to being the close relative of a restaurateur and this month’s prize was easy to snag. A £150 voucher to spend at my son Will Beckett and Huw Gott’s splendid steak and cocktail emporium Hawksmoor, the best steak restaurant in London (not that I’m biased or anything.) THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED BUT DON'T WORRY - THERE'LL BE ANOTHER ONE SOON!
Although the site’s name is Matching Food & Wine we also think beer’s a fantastic drink with food so we thought we’d twist the arm of two of the breweries we admire to offer you a couple of cases. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED BUT DON'T WORRY - THERE'LL BE ANOTHER ONE SOON!
If you’ve always wanted to explore the fascinating world of white burgundy but never quite had the budget to do so enter our latest prize draw. Top London wine merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has offered us a fabulous mixed case worth £272.10. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED BUT DON'T WORRY - THERE'LL BE ANOTHER ONE SOON!
To celebrate our relaunch we have a fabulous prize draw of a six bottle case of Louis Roederer Premier Brut*, a sumptuously full-bodied champagne that is particularly delicious with food** THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED BUT DON'T WORRY - THERE'LL BE ANOTHER ONE SOON!