For dads into their wine, one of these 5 gifts is sure to make them happy
Experts say that there is no better format for bottle ageing than the magnum. This year, for the first time ever, Gusbourne in Kent has released its celebrated still Chardonnay Guinevere in a 1.5 litre bottle. The 2019 vintage has a nose full of citrus and green apple notes, followed by stone fruit, citrus peel and pineapple on the palate and cost £60.
If you’re planning on a bit of a get together this Father’s Day then the English Vine may have come up with the perfect way to keep everyone’s glasses flowing with English wine for entire weekend. Their own best-selling English white wine, Number 1, which is made from Bacchus grapes grown in Essex, is available in a 10 litre party keg, meaning you can get the equivalent of 80 glasses of wine on tap. From £140.
For a more sedate affair how about one of the gorgeous, educational wine region puzzles from Water & Wine? The stunning collection of 1,000-piece puzzles is hand-drawn by Italian-based illustrator Nikita Kulikov, and currently includes France, Italy and Spain, as well as the recently-launched South Africa. All priced at €39.
Leonardslee Gardens in Sussex has partnered with its sister site, Mannings Heath Golf & Wine Estate on two Grand Adventures with Dad Gift Boxes. The box includes two bottles of wine made at the owner’s South African vineyard as well as either a round of golf at Mannings Heath’s Kingfisher Golf Course or entry to the gardens and an authentic Sabrage Experience including a bottle of MCC Cuvee58 sparkling wine. Each box costs £55.
Help him get his wine collection organised with these wine cellar tags from Top Note Design. Available in two different designs for wines to keep and wines you want to drink straight away, and colour-coded for red and white wines, it will save them pulling out each and every bottle from the wine rack, so they can identify the right wine every time. £9.99-£15.