Competitions and offers
A couple of months ago I went to Moscow to speak at an event organised by the Rioja producer Rámon Bilbao and reported back on one of the most extraordinary pairings they came up with - a chocolate layer cake and a really, lush modern rioja called Mirto which is only made in the region’s best vintages.
Great wines don’t simply come from the classic wine growing regions of Europe these days, you can find them all over the world. But not many have the pedigree of this collaboration between Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and top Argentinian producer Nicolas Catena THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED
I was in South Africa back in February - a country that produces more remarkable wines every time I go there - so was really thrilled when Wines of South Africa offered a case of the country’s best red wines as this month's prize. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
I always feel bad that only one of you gets to win our prize is much so I was particularly happy when the Belazu Ingredient Company offered no less than FIVE of these wonderful hampers as our prize this month. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
After the blazing Easter we had it’s hard to believe we’re in the same season but let’s remain optimistic and think about all the amazing opportunities we’re going to have to cook out of doors this summer. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
Easter, like Christmas, is an occasion to feast with family and friends so we couldn’t mark it with a better prize than this fabulous meat box from prize-winning butcher Peter Hannan of Hannan Meats. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
We have a fabulous prize for the wine lovers among you this month - a six bottle case of Don Maximiano Founder’s Reserve 2013 from Vina Errazuriz*, one of the best known wineries in Chile. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
Continuing into 2019 with our usual great prizes we have three brilliantly clever appliances from Morphy Richards to offer this month - and you could win one of them! THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
If you're one of those people who loves to read 'trends' pieces about what's going to be hot in the coming year here's your chance to win six drinks that are going to be very much on-trend in 2019. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
We’ve saved one of the best prizes we’ve had this year till last - a six bottle case of one of my favourite champagnes Louis Roederer from The Finest Bubble PLUS a zzysh® Champagne Preserver, a unique preservation system from Switzerland worth a total of £280. Do we spoil you or what? THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
We know you love a case of wine so this month we’ve got no less than THREE to give away from the family-owned supermarket Booths.
We've got a fabulous case of Australian wines as our flagship prize this month from the lovely guys at Great Western Wine. The case of 12 bottles, worth £273, includes wines from some of the best respected winemakers in Australia - an absolute treat for any Aussie wine fan.
We have a really great prize for all you sparkling wine enthusiasts out there - a six bottle case of super-premium Cava. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED BUT DON'T WORRY, THERE WILL BE A NEW ONE SOON!
We have an absolutely fabulous prize this month for all you keen bakers and cake-makers: a Kitchenaid 3.3L MINI Stand Mixer in glorious Hot Sauce red.
Having just been to Asti and Turin, I’m really into vermouth, an underrated drink which makes a brilliant aperitif on a warm summer evening.
We know you love hampers so we've gone back to our friends at luxury retailer Harvey Nichols and persuaded them to donate another great seasonal hamper to our subscribers!
Having just been enjoying prosecco in its home town of Venice I thought you might like some too so I’ve twisted the arm of my good pal Tim McLaughlin-Green of Sommelier’s Choice case to offer a case from one of the region’s best producers Nino Franco.
One of the (many) advantages of having a son who owns a steakhouse is that I can occasionally twist his arm to come up with a very special prize. So I’ve managed to persuade him to donate a voucher worth £350 to be spent at Hawksmoor Spitalfields.
For this month’s comp we’ve teamed up with our good friends Islington-based butchers Turner & George* again to offer you a type of beef that’s become a real hit on the London restaurant scene. THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.