Christmas drinks with Olly Smith

Take a guided tour of our new Christmas drinks range with Britain’s best-known wine expert, Olly Smith. Find out what to buy and how to serve it, plus how to pair wine with food to create the perfect Christmas drinks menu.

With Multiple Wine Retailer of the Year and GHI Favourite Wine Retailer 2017 amongst some of our awards, it’s not surprising it’s hard to pick out a favourite. Here’s just a few of Olly’s favourite bottles from this year’s Christmas collection.


My favourite festive reds

Exquisite Collection Ribera del Duero

This exquisite Spanish red is packed with bold flavour – which makes it turkey’s best bud for your table on the 25th!

Premium Argentinian Pinot Noir

Silky, elegant and perfect to pour for that ‘wow’ factor moment.

Recioto Della Valpolicella

Indulgent, divine and a chance to taste one of the most scrumptious treats across the world of wine.


Delightful whites

Exquisite Collection New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

This bright, zesty treat is a dazzler to serve with shellfish from crab to prawns, but sip it with your smoked salmon too – divine!

The Forgotten One

A classy treat to serve chilled and a superb option to have on standby in the fridge throughout this Christmas season.

Exquisite Collection Clare Valley Riesling

Zesty, light and zingy, this delicious white is a best buy for all this season’s festive light bites.


Let the fizz flow

Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut

When it comes to quality and value, this is the best Champagne of the season to pop whenever the occasion calls for it.

Prosecco Magnum

A giant bottle of Prosecco? What better way to celebrate this year! Amazing quality from a single vintage, this is fab fizz for parties across the holiday season.

Exquisite Cremant du Jura

This fizz is right up there in quality with the very best bubbly. It’s a hero in the range and the inside track for those in the know.


The best wines for the Christmas season

With the pop of a cork, the excitement begins. Start your Christmas with our famous award-winning wine and bubbly and let it flow, let it flow, let it flow.

Brilliant with beef? Terrific with turkey?

Get more tips on festive food and wine pairings.