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Bicornes Ahoy!

With Trafalgar Dinners on the horizon, we are pleased to offer RN messes a range of superb wines (even French and Spanish) to help ensure victory in your commemorations and revelry.  We await off the Port bow with that tipple and others!

Usual bland Mess wines … on yer bike!

Great to host the UCI Cycling World Championships in Military Wines’ home town of Harrogate recently. Plenty of Champagne all round celebrating the many superb individual performances. Help make your next mess event a winner by serving our superb wines, backed by our excellent customer service.  Call or email us today!

Not just A-level and GCSE success this Summer!

Congratulations to all those celebrating exam success and may our Champagne and sparkling wines help you mark the moment in style.  Congratulations also to those who passed our Intro to Winemaking & Wine Tasting courses over the summer.  We look forward to helping you further explore the fascinating world of wine.

Desert Island Wine – Henschke Euphonium

Thanks to Lt Col P (R ANGLIAN) for voting this wine as his desert island tipple.  Henschke is a superb founding Aussi wine producer and their Keyneton Estate Euphonium is a lovely Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc red blend.  Great choice!  Do get in touch to try this and many other fabulous wines.

Rule Britannia it’s English Wine Week!

May 25 – June 2 showcased how good UK wines can be, with many of the 577 vineyards across the country represented.  Many of our top sparkling wines fair extremely well against many well-known Champagnes in blind tastings.  Book a superb Sparkling Wine and Champagne tasting with Military Wines and make up your own mind.

Six of the Best … in a good way!

Superb 6 wine dinner party selection tutored tasting for 60 WOs’ & Sgts’ Mess members and guests in Yorkshire last night.  Glad you enjoyed the wines and we look forward to supplying your mess with favourites for future events.  Enjoy!

Bacchus, Romorantin Encruzado Xarello Inzolia Thrapsathiri?

Six unusual grape varieties (of the 1,368 in commercial production) from 7 of the founding 15 EU members – Germany/UK, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece.  If the world of wine is as or more confusing than BREXIT for you, let Military Wines Ltd provide honest guidance.

Premier league at 1 Division!

What a great comparative tasting of 8 premier league Portuguese wines through dinner at 1 Division Officers’ Mess’ Peninsular Wars dinner recently. Plenty of good questions and positive comments on the unusual grape varieties tasted.  We look forward to continuing to break the ‘poor mess wines’ mould at future tastings.

Calibres of Fizz from 7.62 to 120!

Whether it be Prosecco, Cava, Cremant, Cap Classique, House or Deluxe Cuvee Champagne, we have a fizz to suit you from £7.62 to £120 this Valentine’s Day.  Place your orders in good time through your Mess Wines Member and enjoy with your loved one.

Boot on the other foot at Army Foundation College!

Staff from Cambrai Coy attended our Intro to Winemaking & Wine Tasting course recently. Twelve wines, 3 artisan cheeses and some questions. All passed and received their certificates. Event organiser: “Thank you so much for last night – generated significant interest from the team and was a really enjoyable and entertaining evening!”