Drinks to try this April

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Here’s our pick of drinks to try this April.

Chapel Down Chardonnay 2023

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Tasting notes: A crisp and fresh white wine with notes of ripe apple and citrus with a creamy texture.

Price: £15.00

Sherry Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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The finest Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks from Bodega Jose y Miguel Martin in Spain give a decadent natural colour and a luxurious flavour profile.

Price: £65

Keep it classy

Five Farms: A premium Irish Cream Liqueur from County Cork, Ireland, Five Farms is renowned for its exceptional quality and rich, indulgent flavor. Embracing the region’s dairy heritage, it’s a distinctive and artisanal choice.

Tequila Rose: The original strawberry cream liqueur, Tequila Rose adds an element of indulgence and celebration. It brings sophistication to any setting, best enjoyed as an ice-cold shot but can also be used to create delicious cocktails.

Eisberg: The sophisticated alternative without the alcohol. From fruity Rosé to crisp Sauvignon Blanc, their low-calorie range caters to diverse tastes, making it the perfect choice for any occasion.

Virtuous Chili

Virtuous Chili is made through gentle maceration of real organic chili peppers. This provides a wonderful, well-balanced and authentic chilli pepper flavour. Great in a classic Vodkatini or to provide edge to a Bloody Mary.

Price: £29.91

Virtuous Vodka Chili- 70cl 40% ABV – Virtuous Chilli Vodka, a Handcrafted, Chilli flavoured vodka, made from Rye and fresh organic Chilli Peppers in Sweden using the finest ingredients : Amazon.co.uk: Grocery

Whittard of Chelsea’s brand-new Spring range with you, featuring new coffees, teas, hot chocolate and sweet treats, all based on an exotic flavour profile, with tropical flavours such as coconut, pineapple and pomelo!

Mapmaker’s Rum

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A fusion of Caithness and the Caribbean it features their house rum which is distilled twice, and blended with Caribbean rum and Loch Calder water, before it is spiced with local botanicals; lemon verbena, scurvy grass, sea kelp and Scottish sea salt.

Pentire Coastal Spritz

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The new non-alcoholic cans feature Pentire’s latest spirit Coastal Spritz blended with Pentire’s very own house light tonic. The Coastal Spritz features Pentire’s signature coastal botanicals, carefully blended with Blood Orange, Sea Rosemary and Oakwood to create the perfect balance of natural bitter flavours and refreshing coastal tones.

Stoneleigh range of Marlborough wines

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The Stoneleigh range of Marlborough wines is 100% vegan and gluten free, featuring 100% sustainably sourced grapes from unique terroir. Started by nature, the winery’s philosophy of minimum intervention ensures that the vibrant flavours of Stoneleigh are captured in each and every bottle.

Zuccardi Serie A Malbec 2022

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Purple-black colour and bursting with blackcurrant and plum aromas. This Malbec is full-bodied with rich black cherry and chocolate notes and a velvety finish. The wine works very well with lamb cutlets, spicy hot pots and steak.

£14.50 | Tesco


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Enjoy a refreshing BEARFACE Buck, featuring a kick of ginger beer or choose the Old Fearless, a wild spin on the timeless Old Fashioned.

BEARFACE Whisky’s Triple Oak Blend is available in Tesco stores from £36 RRP.

Two New Flavours Join the Niche Cocktail Range

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With the warmer months just around the corner, what better way to celebrate than with one of Niche’s brand new cocktails?

Premium ready-to-drink cocktail brand, Niche Cocktails, is launching a Strawberry Daiquiri and Negroni to its delicious selection of conveniently canned drinks that are perfect for any occasion.


Wine: Arthur Metz Alsace Riesling
Tasting Notes: This is a fresh and well rounded style of wine with aromas of orange and mandarin, finishing off with typical mineral notes. Lower ABV at 13% this is the perfect partner for zippy Asian salads.

Price: £13.25
Retailer: Ocado
Link: https://www.ocado.com/products/arthur-metz-alsace-riesling-214151011

Spring Rosé

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Wine: Screaming Devil Côtes de Provence Rosé

Tasting Notes: Perfumed white peach, bright mango, and passion fruit aromas, along with some rhubarb notes on the nose.
Price: £15
Retailer: Ocado
Link: https://www.ocado.com/products/screaming-devil-cotes-de-provence-aop-606715011

BZZD Energy

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Needing a little extra buzz? Meet BZZD Energy, the world’s first energy tonic water. Expertly crafted to lift your spirits, BZZD Energy is the ultimate guilt free pick me up as it boasts more caffeine per 100ml than the UK’s leading energy brand, while being only 18kcals per can.

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