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Enjoy a world-class taste tour of Europe

Plus 3 FREE Gold-medal French reds (worth $74.97)



Rich, velvety Gold medal Bordeaux

La Chapelle de Bordeaux 2014, Bordeaux AOC

Luxurious, plummy Merlot-based Gold-medal winner from Entre Deux Mers – a velvety fruit-rich style made by winemaker Jean-Marc Sauboua who trained at the legendary First Growth Chateau Haut-Brion!

Luscious old vine Rioja

Bujanda Garnacha 2013, Rioja DOCa

A potent, black-fruited Grenache from one of the greatest names in Spain’s famous Rioja region. Made with full-flavoured fruit from old vines, it’s a rich, intense, mouthcoati­ng red, laden with dark fruit and exotic pepper and spice notes.

Silky, fruit-driven red from northen Italy

Manera Barbera 2014, Piemonte DOC

This elegant, fruit-driven red comes from the town of Castel Boglione, in northern Italy’s mountainou­s Piedmont region. Silky smooth, it shows off the Barbera grape’s lovely cherry flavours in all its glory. Sensationa­l with local dishes like pasta with duck ragu.

Deep, dark Primitivo from sun-drenched Southern Italy

Pillastro Primitivo 2014, Puglia

Pillastro is one of our bestsellin­g Italian reds – our customers love all that richness, warmth and bold, ripe fruit. It’s made from Primitivo (also known as Zinfandel), a prized variety of Puglia which turns out deep, rich wines.

Stunning Gold medal Portuguese blend

Brigando Shiraz Tinta Roriz Touriga Nacional 2014, Portugal

A vibrant Gold medal red from legendary José Neiva. “The Portuguese wine revolution wouldn’t have happened without him” (Tim Atkin MW). His intense, complex triplebarr­elled blend is a true wine adventurer’s treat.

Powerful Spanish red, winner of TWO Golds!

Monasterio de Santa Cruz 2014, Tarragona DO

Intense and weighty red made with old bush vine Monastrell (aka Mataro or Mourvèdre) from vineyards in Tarragona and Jumilla, and a familyowne­d winery that dates back to 1898!

TWICE Gold winning French red

Combe de Caramany 2013, Côtes du Roussillon-Villages AOP 3 FREE BOTTLES

Only a tenth of Roussillon wines are entitled to be called ‘Villages’ and of these, only four are allowed to add the name of the village – in this case Caramany. A seductive, spicy drop full of southern French warmth, and winner of TWO Gold!

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