Thursday, 31 October 2013

We are shortlisted as a finalist in the first ever Harpers’ French Wine Awards!

Bancroft Wines was recently shortlisted as a finalist in the first ever Harpers’ French Wine Awards in the Best Distributor/Supplier for French Wine category.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

An unforgettable trip to visit Elena Walch in the Alto Adige, by Alex Harper

At some point this year, the gods were smiling down on me and I won a week’s holiday as the guest of Elena Walch in Italy's premium wine production region of Alto Adige. 

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Victoria Moore reviews Rene Geoffroy's Expression Brut NV Champagne

Champagne Rene Geoffroy's Brut Expression NV has been recommended by wine critic Victoria Moore.

Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Steven Spurrier recommends Muratori's Rosé Franciacorta in Decanter Magazine

Muratori's Rosé Brut Franciacorta is featured in Steven Spurrier's article "Spurrier's World" in this month's Decanter magazine.

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Trinity College Oxford – Bancroft Autumn tasting, by Sean Burbridge

Apparently, all over the country the autumn weather was finally kicking in, with wind and rain battering the east coast of England. Not, however, for me, as bright sunshine and glorious blue skies welcomed me to Oxford City Centre for the college tasting. 

Monday, 7 October 2013

Eclectic new wines at our Cambridge College Autumn Tasting, by Sean Burbridge

So, it was that time of year again, the new year for university students coincides with the Bancroft Autumn wine tasting event at Gonville and Cauis College, right in the heart of Cambridge city centre. Even though it was the last week in September, we were blessed with the sun shining down like it was a glorious mid-summer’s day. 

Friday, 4 October 2013

De Stefani's commitment to the environment and self sufficiency

De Stefani has completed its quest for self sufficiency and environmental sustainability through the completion of its photovoltaic plant in their winery at Fossalta di Piave.

Thursday, 3 October 2013

2011 Eternum Viti (Toro) receives 90 Points from Stephen Tanzer

The 2011 Eternum Viti from the Toro region in Spain has received 90 Points in Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar.