By Charles on Jun 29, 2010 in Daily Comment | 1 Comment
Welcome to the Withington Wines’ Website, and just as if you were really at our cellar door, we would say “Make yourself at home, and have a look around”. We have tried to keep it simple, and user friendly, so enjoy your tour, and if your queries are not answered here, please get in touch. The internet may be a wonderful communications medium but a personal letter or call, still remains best for us,and we would be delighted to hear from you.
As for our wines â€“ we have always believed that the best spokesman for the wines must be the wines themselves, so we urge you to try them, either from one of our outlets as indicated here, or simply to order directly from us.
With best wishes
By Charles on Nov 11, 2013 in Daily Comment | 0 Comments
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
We raise our glasses this evening for those who gave so much so that we could have so much.
By Charles on Aug 19, 2013 in Daily Comment | 0 Comments
Although very cold, the sun has come out today. Last week we had 60mm of rain over it feels like we are back in winter big-time. But that, for the vines anyway, is good news â€¦ wet and cold winters produce the finest grapes the following year.
By Charles on Mar 30, 2012 in Daily Comment | 0 Comments
The wine world has lost a legend in the passing last week of John Avery MW, and Chairman of the well know Averyâ€™s of Bristol. Whilst universally acknowledged as one of the great characters in the wine world, what many do not know, is of the great role he played over the years in creating a platform for South African wines.
He had visited Darling on 3 occasions and those who came across him on these visits can testify to the splendid time spent in his presence and the wealth of knowledge he loved to impart, with many a fine story attached. For him, great wines were to be sharted with friends, irresepctive of whether they were so called wine experts or not â€¦.in his book, everyone should have the opportunity to experience a great wine. So in spite of the fact that he knew that he would be enjoying the delicious wines of Darling (which he did !), his suitcase would always contain something special from his own cellar in England to share with us. Inter alia we were spoiled with a Vosne Romanee 1959 and Chateaux Margaux 1983!
We think of his family particularly as they mourn his passing and may he rest in peace.
By Charles on Jun 14, 2011 in Daily Comment | 1 Comment
“…….I’ve just received my wine delivery and I wouldÂ like to express how impressed I am with your service. Prompt, friendly and efficient – many businesses could takeÂ lessons from you guys. Clearly customer service plays an important role in the way you conduct your business.”