It’s June…

Wine recommendations with Antoinette Milne

It’s June and if you’ve got plans to celebrate or have celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee we’ve a few timely suggestions. A special edition Whispering Angel rose is waiting and ready. A splendid Welsh red wine produced by Whitecastle Vineyard is the perfect foil to warm, sunny evenings. M&S are offering a Jubilee Cooler bag filled with all sorts of goodies including a special edition Prosecco to mark the occasion. And Felinfoel Brewery have introduced a flavourful Platinum Jubilee ale. Enjoy!

FINE WINES DIRECT UK

WHISPERING ANGEL PROVENCE ROSE 2021 (usually £21.95)  NOW £17.99

PLATINUM JUBILEE EDITION

(Cotes de Provence, France)

The special label marks the Platinum Jubilee. This iconic wine, which has become synonymous with rose, is made from Grenache, Cinsault and Rolle (Vermentino). Enticingly pale pink in colour, it is dry and very refreshing with delicate red fruit. Why not enjoy on its own and/or with beautifully grilled prawns!

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WHITECASTLE VINEYARD

PINOT NOIR RESERVE 2019 £30.00

(Llanvetherine/Abergavenny, Wales)

The grape variety used is more specifically called Pinot Noir Precoce and it is known to be a mutation of Pinot Noir. As its name suggests, it ripens earlier. The grapes were hand harvested and the wine has been gently aged in oak barrels. It is light bodied with flavours of red fruits and delicate vanilla flavours. Why not try it lightly chilled with charcuterie and/or with pan-fried salmon.

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FELINFOEL BREWERY

LIMITED EDITION JUBILEE PLATINUM ALE £12.00

330ml x 12 cans (4.3% abv)

“A premium Welsh ale with a fruity flavour made using pure Welsh water and WGV and challenger hops.” The perfect ale to enjoy throughout the summer!

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M&S WINES

Platinum Jubilee Cocktail Party Picnic Bag  £50.00

Includes a selection of flavourful cocktails to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee! There is also a bottle of limited edition Conte Priuli Oro Prosecco. In addition, a non-alcoholic strawberry and elderflower presse plus platinum Jubilee ale for the beer drinkers completes the party!

  • Gin and Diet Tonic
  • Mojito
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Pina colada
  • Blackberry Bramble
  • Summer Limited Edition Conte Priuli Oro Prosecco
  • Sparkling Light British Strawberry & Elderflower Pressé
  • Platinum Jubilee Ale
  • Jubilee Napkins
  • 20 Jubilee Paper Straws
  • Jubilee Cool Bag

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*NEW WSET QUALIFICATION DATES: COMING SOON!

1.WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Qualification (1 day including exam

2.WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Qualification (3 days + exam)

3.WSET Level 3 Award in Wines (8 days + exam)

Please see www.finewinesdirectuk.com and/or email antoinette@wineforlifelearning.co.uk for details.Top of FormBottom of Form

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*Prices and vintages correct at the time of print

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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